Wheelchair Tennis

The VIS Individual Athlete Scholarships are offered annually to athletes from sports which do not have a VIS Tier 1 program. The program features a range of Australia’s leading high performance athletes across numerous Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth sports.

The athletes, who are all achieving excellent results in senior national and international competition, are able to access the full range of comprehensive performance services as well as utilising the outstanding training and recovery facilities at the VIS headquarters at Lakeside Stadium.

Para-Table Tennis Squad’s Tokyo Build-Up A ‘Brilliant Example Of Teamwork’

July 6th, 2021

​The addition of three multiple gold medal-winning former China representatives in Australia’s Para-table tennis squad for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games has helped lift the standard of the whole team as it attempts to secure our nation’s first gold medal in the sport in nearly 40 years.

WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Records tumble as Olympic quota spots are awarded

June 21st, 2021

​In VIS Sport, Cat Bisset and Jaryd Clifford broke their own Australian records and Australia has been awarded a female archery quota place for Tokyo 2020.

WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Alcott into seventh Aus Open Final, Stratton records seasons best & Cooke wins eleventh title

February 15th, 2021

In VIS sport, Dylan Alcott will aim to keep an unbeaten Australian Open record alive, Brooke Stratton took out the Women's Long jump with a new seasons best, Carol Cooke won an eleventh straight road title and Doug Crawford narrowly missed out on advancing in his World Championship debut.

Alcott defends Roland Garros singles title

October 11th, 2020

​Dylan Alcott is the quad wheelchair singles champion at Roland Garros.

A decade of achievement for the VIS

January 1st, 2020

​As we set our sights to 2020 and a new decade, the Victorian Institute of Sport reflects on the magic moments, history makers and highlights from Victoria’s best athletes across the previous ten years.

Alcott's 23-match winning streak over

September 9th, 2019

VIS’ Dylan Alcott’s 23-match winning streak came to an end on the weekend, with a 6-1, 6-0 loss to Brit, Andy Lapthorne in the US Open Final.

Dylan Alcott Logie Win

July 2nd, 2019

VIS wheelchair tennis champion Dylan Alcott has been recognised over the weekend at the 61st TV WEEK Logie Awards, winning the Graham Kennedy Award for Most Popular New Talent.

Alcott makes it Eight!

June 11th, 2019

Long term VIS scholarship holder, Dylan Alcott has made history as the first Roland Garros 2019 Quad Singles Champion over the weekend.

Alcott targets Laver’s Grand Slam feat

June 5th, 2019

A conversation with 11-time Grand Slam winner Rod Laver at this year’s Australian Open has ignited a burning desire within Dylan Alcott to emulate his countryman and attain sporting immortality.

Alcott on track to defend Aus Open title

January 14th, 2019

An impressive performance in the final of the Bendigo Wheelchair Tennis Open yesterday established that VIS’ Dylan Alcott is on track to defend his Australian Open crown.

Dylan Alcott

1st Quad Singles 2019 Australian Open, Melbourne

1st Quad Doubles 2019 Australian Open, Melbourne

1st  Quad Singles 2018, US Open, New York, USA

2nd Quad Doubles 2018 USTA Wheelchair Championships, St Louis USA

Heath Davidson

1st Quad Doubles 2019 Australian Open, Melbourne

1st Quad Doubles 2019 Belgium Open, Gent, BEL

2nd Quad Doubles 2018 USTA Wheelchair Championships, St Louis USA 3rd Quad Singles, 2019 Australian Open, Melbourne

Paralympics Australia 

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