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.
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.
Here are the case studies of wheelchair tennis players receiving a new wheelchair and what this has meant to them