Return of the Individual French Wheelchair Tennis Championships

The French Tennis Federation (FFT) is once again organizing the Final Phase of the French Individual Wheelchair Tennis Championships in Grenoble. Last year, 43 players had already faced off from June 24 to 27, 2021 at Grenoble Tennis, 100, avenue de la Mogne. He is 45 this year.

Qualifying matches take place on Thursday, Friday and Saturday between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. The finals and classification matches will take place from 9 Sunday 26 June. The award ceremony will finally take place at 1 p.m. Admission is free for the public.

“The championship has been scheduled for June, the month of the Green Capital inequality challenge. One of the objectives is to de-stigmatize the issue of disability “, specifies the City.

Thus, in parallel with the championships, many events will be organised. Two classes from the Jean-Racine and Malherbes schools will benefit from disability awareness from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, June 23, 2022. Children could discover wheelchair tennis with games, then chat with one of the championship players .

The Individual French Wheelchair Tennis Championships take place until Sunday June 26, 2022, on the courts of Grenoble Tennis. ©Grenoble Tennis

The Big Bang Ballers association in Grenoble is organizing, from noon to 2 p.m. this Thursday, a mixed tennis-balloon event. The workshop is played in a mix with precarious people, but also people with disabilities or in wheelchairs. Teachers from Isère and trainees in training at the League will offer a time for discussion at 1:30 p.m. The Grésivaudan clinic in Grenoble-La Tronche will also be involved in this awareness day, with an on-site discovery of the wheelchair tennis

The jury will deliberate on Friday June 24, 2022 for the “Draw me the French Tennis Wheelchair Championships” competition, at the Maison de l’Enfance de Grenoble Teisseire. Presentation of the collective awards at 6 p.m. The Tremplin association will offer a discovery of wheelchair tennis from 2 p.m. Animation open to all.

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