Wheelchair Tennis

Caldwell and Combdon Named 2020 ONPARA GivingTuesday Ambassadors

ONPARA is proud to introduce Cody Caldwell and Candice Combdon as our 2020 GivingTuesday Athlete Ambassadors!   Cody & Candice both know first-hand the tremendous impact that sport plays in the rehabilitation & recovery process and the overall health of people with disabilities, and they want to pay it forward… Read More

Athlete Profile – Rob Shaw

“I feel like I’m competing not just for myself but for the dozens and dozens of people who are out there supporting me” Rob Shaw began his relationship with competitive tennis as a coach, for the stand-up game. He coached stand-up tennis for about three years before his injury. After… Read More

Four Canadians Named to Wheelchair Tennis Team for Lima 2019 Parapan Am Games

– All four players will be making their Parapan Am debuts Canadian Paralympic Committee – https://paralympic.ca/news/four-canadians-named-wheelchair-tennis-team-lima-2019-parapan-am-games Ottawa, July 22, 2019 – Four wheelchair tennis players will be making their Parapan American Games debuts in Lima next month, the Canadian Paralympic Committee and Tennis Canada announced Monday. Lima 2019 marks the… Read More

Torch Bearer Nominations Open for Canada Games Torch Relay

MNP Canada Games Torch Relay The MNP Canada Games Torch Relay is now accepting nominations for torchbearers! Please consider nominating a deserving community member or yourself by completing the online application form at: https://canadagames.ca/2019/mnptorchrelay Nomination deadline: Saturday, June 30 at 4:00 p.m. MT (6:00 p.m. ET) The MNP Canada Games Torch Relay is a significant… Read More

Casting Call for Youth Wheelchair Tennis Players

Seeking kids who play tennis and/or wheelchair tennis for US Tennis Association commercial Jigsaw Casting is urgently looking for kids, ages 6 to 15, who play tennis or wheelchair tennis for a US Tennis Association commercial filming in Toronto. Roles Children who play tennis – age 6 to 15. Must… Read More

OWSA Announces Draft List of 2017-2018 Quest for Gold Nominees!

DRAFT List of 2017-2018 Quest for Gold Ontario Card Nominations Announced! The Ontario Wheelchair Sports Association is pleased to announce a draft list of athletes and alternates who have been nominated for Ontario Cards under the 2017-18 Quest for Gold – Ontario Athlete Assistance Program (OAAP). The athletes nominated were selected… Read More

Quest For Gold: 2017-2018 Selection Criteria Released

Quest For Gold (OAAP) information released for the 2017-2018 season The Ontario Wheelchair Sports Association, with the approval of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture & Sport, has made public the selection criteria and application details for the Quest for Gold program (Ontario Athlete Assistance Program) for all four of its sports: Wheelchair… Read More

Ontario Serves Up Strong Performances at Wheelchair Tennis Nationals

Ontario well represented in Calgary at 2017 Birmingham National Wheelchair Tennis Championships The Birmingham National Wheelchair Tennis Championships, one of the biggest and most important tournaments held in Canada each year, were hosted at the OSTEN & VICTOR Alberta Tennis Centre in Calgary from October 26-29. 2017 marks the first year… Read More

Canada 4th and 6th at BNP Paribas Wheelchair Tennis World Team Cup

Canada concludes run at World Team Cup Written by: Tennis Canada An impressive campaign by Canada’s junior squad at the BNP Paribas World Team Cup in Alghero, Italy came to a close on Sunday, after a successful week of competition. Despite a 2-1 loss at the hands of Brazil on… Read More

Ontario Athletes to Represent Team Canada in Wheelchair Tennis World Team Cup

Team Canada sends quad and junior team to BNP Paribas World Team Cup in Italy Written by: Tennis Canada Excitement for the 2017 BNP Paribas World Team Cup continues to rise, as the final Canadian athletes arrived in Sardinia, Italy late this week. On Thursday, the ITF announced the provisional… Read More