Wheelchair athletes compete in “Adaptive Tennis” at Connecticut Open

In the shadow of stadium court where the worlds best players compete– another talented bunch of tennis players are hard at work, playing adaptive tennis.

“We are trying to bring out the awareness of what the disabled can do,” said Paul Brower, a Gaylord Adaptive Tennis coach.

“It gives you a purpose again, something to find an outlet to enjoy,” said Dick Lane, who’s been playing for 15 years.

Check it out.

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