173 Tournaments Worldwide in 2019
The UNIQLO Wheelchair Tennis Tour comprises several different categories of events. The most prestigious are the Grand Slams. The Australian Open, Wimbledon, Roland Garros and the US Open all include a wheelchair tennis draw.
The ITF BNP Paribas World Team Cup is a yearly wheelchair tennis tournament for national teams, held annually since 1985. There are four continental qualification events in Europe, Africa, Asia and Americas, in which men and women compete to qualify for the main event.
The last two major tournaments of the year are the Wheelchair Tennis Masters (singles event) and Uniqlo Wheelchair Doubles Masters. The top eight men, top eight women and top six quads, based on ranking, are invited to compete there each year.
The next level of tournament is the Super Series. The other categories on the main tour are known as ITF 1, 2 and 3, with a Futures Series for developing players. Wheelchair tennis is also played at the Paralympic Games.
To find out more about the UNIQLO Wheelchair Tennis Tour, please click on the link below to visit the official ITF website.
Currently 6 International Tennis Federation (ITF) sanctioned tournaments in Canada.
ITF Futures Series
ITF 1 Series
Parasports Quebec also organises the Canadian National Wheelchair Tennis Tournament in Montreal, Quebec.