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WHEELCHAIR TENNIS

THE RULE OF THE REBOUNDS:

the game of wheelchair tennis follows the same rules as able-bodied tennis except the wheelchair player has the right to hit the ball after the second bounce.The second rebound can be inside or outside courts limits.

EQUIPEMENTS:

Wheelchair-tennis

the playerseed a racket and balls.

they need a wheechair.

CLASSIFICATION:

there are two sport classes in wheelchair tennis and all players have in common that they have an impairment that affects their legs.

-open class:the athletes have a significant and permanent of one or both legs and normal arm fonction.

-Quad Class: the players have an imperment of their playing arm and their legs.

HISTORY:

Wheelchair tennis increased in popularity in 1976 due to the efforts of brad parks.

In 1982, France became the first contry in Europe to put a wheelchair tennis programme in place.

the sport quickly became popular worldwide and was introduced to the Paralympic Games as a demonstration event at the Seoul 1988 Summer Paralympics.It was at the 1992 Summer Paralypics in barcelona that Wheelchair tennis acquired the status of a full-fledged competition.

CATEGORIES:

No legs.

No arms.