Antony Cotterill

Antony Cotterill

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Antony broke his neck after falling into a shallow swimming pool in September 2003 and first played wheelchair tennis in 2004, whilst still in rehabilitation. After playing in the National Championships, he made his quad singles debut on the international Wheelchair Tennis Tour at the 2005 Belgian Open.

Antony has won more than 40 singles and doubles titles, including three Super Series doubles titles – two of which he won with fellow Brit Andy Lapthorne. Cotterill and Lapthorne also won the quad title together at the 2016 Doubles Masters and are also mainstays of Great World Team Cup quad teams that have won gold, silver and bronze medals in recent years. Cotterill achieved his career high quad singles world ranking of No. 5 in September 2015 before making his Paralympic debut at Rio 2016.

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