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 Should this page be out of date please contact [email protected].
There are two sport classes in wheelchair tennis.
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 racquet and manoeuvre the wheelchair.
ELIGIBLE IMPAIRMENT TYPES
Impaired muscle power
Impaired passive range of movement
Leg length difference