Paralympians' Club

Jayant Mistry

Jayant won 68 International career titles including the inaugural Wimbledon Doubles Championships and Doubles Masters both in 2005.

  • Lives:
    Leicester
  • Date Of Birth:
    02/12/2013

Jayant represented Great Britain at wheelchair tennis for 20 years, from 1988-2007 and competed at 4 Paralympic Games.

He holds the record for the most consecutive World Team Cup (Davis Cup) appearances - 20 in total. Jayant is the 1st and to date still the only British male wheelchair tennis player that reached the top 10 in the world (singles) and he was ranked there for 12 years (1995-2007). He was also the British number one during that period.

Jayant now works as the East Midlands Inclusive Sports Development Officer for the English Federation of Disability Sports. Jayant is a councillor for the Lawn Tennis Association, a player Ambassador for the International Tennis Federation and has been involved in their development programmes bringing wheelchair tennis to Lithuania, Romania and India.

He has been a commentator and expert analyser on wheelchair tennis for the BBC and in 2007 was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Loughborough University for his outstanding contribution to Paralympic and Great Britain Tennis. Jayant, who lives in Leicester, also coaches at Leicester Cobras Wheelchair Basketball club.

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