Rules to play Wheelchair Tennis
There are two classes for the sport, the tetraplegic class commonly known as Quad class and the open classification. Athletes are classified into these classes as followsOpen. Competitors in this class have lower limb impairment but normal upper limb and handuse function.Quad. Competitors in this class have impairment to both upper and lower limbs. Their ability to apply control to the wheelchair and racket is more limited than those in the Open class.The rules for wheelchair tennis are similar to ablebodied tennis except that the ball is allowed to bounce twice so long as the first bounce falls within the court. Use of a powerwheelchair may be allocated to athletes who are unable to manoeuvre a manual chair due to their disability.