Dan Maskell Tennis Trust
Serving Tennis to Disabled People

Case Studies

Case Study – Chris Overend

How Chris’s new chair had such a big impact on his tennis. Chris Overend first tried wheelchair tennis at Portsmouth Tennis Centre, in one of the sports chairs they had there.

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Ruben’s rise in wheelchair tennis

Ruben Harris started his tennis journey when he was 11 by joining his local monthly wheelchair club. He had only been to three or four sessions when the opportunity to go along to the 2018 British Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships came along.

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Andrew Penney’s Journey Back to Tennis

DMTT recently supported Andrew Penney’s “Journey Back to Tennis” with a grant towards a tennis wheelchair. 15 year old Andrew, a sport teenager keen on tennis and cricket was left using a wheelchair after forgetting how to walk due to amnesia triggered when he suffered extreme pain after a routine operation back in October 2018.

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Howes Primary School in Coventry

Howes Primary School in Coventry has a Hearing Impaired Unit as part of the inclusive school and started running a deaf tennis club as a result of a lack of sporting opportunities for deaf children in Coventry.

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Remembering Dan Maskell

Combining the milestones of 30 years since he passed away and the 100th Anniversary of the Centre Court at Wimbledon, for which Dan is most remembered, we have created an opportunity for those who have memories of him or those that have benefitted from the Trust, to leave their tributes and messages.