Wheelchair Tennis

The VIS Individual Athlete Scholarships are offered annually to athletes from sports which do not have a VIS Tier 1 program. The program features a range of Australia’s leading high performance athletes across numerous Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth sports.

The athletes, who are all achieving excellent results in senior national and international competition, are able to access the full range of comprehensive performance services as well as utilising the outstanding training and recovery facilities at the VIS headquarters at Lakeside Stadium.

Tokyo 2020: Our Paralympians Inspired the World

September 16th, 2021

From Emily Petricola smashing her own world record and winning gold at her first Paralympic Games, to Dylan Alcott OAM notching up back-to-back wheelchair tennis gold medals in the quad singles, Tokyo 2020 had it all.

Dylan Alcott completes Golden Slam at US Open

September 14th, 2021

With a third quad wheelchair singles title secured at the US Open, world No.1 Dylan Alcott also makes history as the first man in tennis to win a Golden Slam.

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Weekend Review (Day Eleven & Twelve)

September 5th, 2021

What a way to close out Tokyo 2020, gold, silver and bronze thanks to Dylan Alcott, Jaryd Clifford and Nicholas Hum.

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Weekend Preview (Day Eleven & Twelve)

September 4th, 2021

After an awesome week of Paralympic sport, we preview the final weekend, headlined by Dylan Alcott's gold medal match and Jaryd Clifford's international marathon debut.

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Day Nine Review

September 2nd, 2021

The stormy weather caused havoc in Tokyo on Day Nine, but we're glad to hear that Carol Cooke is doing okay after her nasty crash in the women's Road Race. 

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Day Nine Preview

September 2nd, 2021

The action continues on Day Nine for our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders with gold medals up for grabs on the road, the tennis court, the athletics track and in the swimming pool.

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Day Eight Review

September 1st, 2021

It was a day of mixed results for our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders on Day Eight. Our Aussie para-table tennis athletes booked themselves into gold medal playoffs, as the Aussie Rollers suffered a heartbreaking loss to the home nation Japan.

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Day Eight Preview

September 1st, 2021

All eyes will be on quad doubles pair Dylan Alcott and Heath Davidson as they look to defend their gold medal from Rio today on centre court. As well today, Ma Lin is set to break the para-table tennis medal record with his class 9-10 team in the semifinals.

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Day Seven Review

August 31st, 2021

It was an impressive day for our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders who combined collected five medals on Day Seven. Meanwhile Dylan Alcott qualified himself into another gold medal match.

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Day Seven Preview

August 31st, 2021

Today our road cyclists get ready to take the track with Carol Cooke, Stuart Tripp, Emily Petricola and Alistair Donohoe all set to go for gold. Col Pearse is ready to make his Paralympic debut, as Dylan Alcott competes to secure his spot in the gold medal match.

Dylan Alcott

1st Quad Singles 2019 Australian Open, Melbourne

1st Quad Doubles 2019 Australian Open, Melbourne

1st  Quad Singles 2018, US Open, New York, USA

2nd Quad Doubles 2018 USTA Wheelchair Championships, St Louis USA

Heath Davidson

1st Quad Doubles 2019 Australian Open, Melbourne

1st Quad Doubles 2019 Belgium Open, Gent, BEL

2nd Quad Doubles 2018 USTA Wheelchair Championships, St Louis USA 3rd Quad Singles, 2019 Australian Open, Melbourne

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