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UNIQLO Wheelchair Doubles Masters

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The Return of the World's Best!
November 5-9, 2014
Marguerite Tennis Pavilion

 

Great Britain's youngest, top wheelchair tennis champion to compete in Mission Viejo next month

Jordanne WhileyWheelchair tennis champion Jordanne Whiley is looking to defend her title when she competes in the UNIQLO Wheelchair Doubles Masters November 5-9.
 
Whiley of Great Britain is among the top 36 wheelchair tennis players on the planet to compete in the year-end championships being held for the second straight year at Mission Viejo’s Marguerite Tennis Pavilion.
 
Whiley, 22, is Britain’s youngest ever national women’s singles champion in wheelchair tennis – a title she won at age 14. This supreme athlete has never let her condition slow her down. She has Osteogenesis imperfecta, a congenital bone disorder characterized by brittle bones that are prone to fracture. He father, Keith, has the same disorder and was also a Paralympian who won a bronze medal in New York.
 
Ever dynamic, Whiley is a reigning champion with Yui Kamiji of Japan, the winners of all four Grand Slam titles this year. The pair heads the entries for the women’s doubles.
 
Don’t miss the awesome opportunity to see this talented and inspirational athlete in action November 5-9.
 
For more information, visit http://www.itfwheelchairmasters.com. To see footage of last year’s event, click here.

 For further information on the tournaments, please call (949) 859-4348 or email  tennis@cityofmissionviejo.org  

  

 

Past Articles:

Tournament Updates
August 29, 2014: Top wheelchair tennis camp looking to defend her Masters title in Mission Viejo
April 9, 2014: ITF Wheelchair Doubles Masters returns to Mission Viejo this year
November 7, 2013: Superhumans embrace Wheelchair Tennis Masters competition in Mission Viejo 

Tennis in the Community
July 3, 2014:
Youth from around the globe to take part in Junior Wheelchair Tennis Camp
February  6, 2014: Mission Viejo Awarded $11k by Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation
January 27, 2014: Mission Viejo is first city to receive prestigious wheelchair tennis award
October 2, 2013: Two superhumans will play wheelchair tennis Friday at Marguerite Tennis Pavilion

For more articles and tournament news, visit the official blog of the City of Mission Viejo,
 www.missionviejolife.org and search "tennis."