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Paralympic Sports: Wheelchair Tennis

CLASSIFICATION IN WHEELCHAIR TENNIS

This is a brief overview of the sport classes and is in no way legally binding. In all cases the sport specific classification rules will take precedence. Should this page be out of date please contact classification@paralympic.org.

There are two sport classes in wheelchair tennis.

 

CLASSES

The ‘Open’ Class is for athletes with permanent impairment of one or both legs, but with normal arm function.

The ‘Quad’ Class is for athletes with additional restrictions in the playing arm, which limits the ability to handle the racked at manoeuvre the wheelchair. 

ELIGIBLE IMPAIRMENT TYPES
Impaired muscle power
Athetosis
Impaired passive range of movement
Hypertonia
Limb deficiency
Ataxia
Leg length difference