Wheelchair tennis is one of the fastest growing and most challenging of all wheelchair sports. Wheelchair tennis rules are the same as stand-up tennis, except that the wheelchair tennis player is allowed two bounces. In wheelchair tennis, the player must master the game of tennis as well as the wheelchair. Learning mobility on the court is exciting and challenging, and helps build strength and cardiovascular endurance. Wheelchair tennis also provides persons with disabilities the opportunity to share in activities with their peers and family, whether abled-bodied or disabled. Playing wheelchair tennis adds to socialization and the normalization of life after sustaining a disabling injury.
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