Dan Maskell Tennis Trust
Serving Tennis to Disabled People

Case Studies

Ebony Court case study

Before receiving her grant for a custom made RGK grand slam tennis wheelchair, Ebony Court was using a chair that was uncomfortable to sit in for long periods of time, causing her severe pain

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Gemma’s not just talking tennis….

Gemma Stevenson is no stranger to tennis. When she was young she played standing tennis all through school and as an adult chose a career in sports reporting with a big focus on tennis. In 2016 Gemma was involved in a car accident and developed dystonia.

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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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Major Online Auction Launched in Conjunction with eBay

From Thursday 24th August – Sunday 3rd September, DMTT is running an online auction on eBay to raise funds for our grant funding programme for people with disabilities who play tennis.