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Tennis Triumph at US open

British quad player Andy Lapthorne, 28, enjoyed a triumphant US Open earlier this September, winning not only the doubles but also the singles trophy. Andy beat Australian world No.1 Dylan Alcott in the singles convincingly 6-1 6-0, but teamed up with him to win the quad doubles title. Andy lost to Alcott in the Wimbledon […]

British wheelchair players chasing glory in New York

As the US Open tennis nears its conclusion at New York’s Flushing Meadows, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams are well on course to add to their already incredible list of Grand Slam singles titles, having swept aside all before them, whilst the likes of Djokovic, Federer, Osaka and Barty have all fallen unexpectedly. Despite another […]

Wheelchair tennis from the Aussie Open

Sporting Agenda’s very own Andy Lapthorne came within a whisker of adding a sixth Australian Open title to his growing list of successes, as he and his American partner David Wagner lost out on a third set tie-break in the quad wheelchair doubles final to the all Australian pairing of Alcott and Davidson. Played in […]