Adaptive Standing Tennis is a modality of tennis for individuals with physical disability who play the sport of tennis standing, or ambulatory as opposed to their counterparts who play wheelchair tennis, playing tennis in a wheelchair. People who play adaptive standing tennis may have an amputation, cerebral palsy, limb difference, or hemiplegia.
Since 2015 organized Adaptive Standing Tennis has been growing and gaining much interest within the United States
The USA TAP OPEN is an International Adaptive Tennis Tournament that gathers some of the best Amputee and Adaptive Tennis players in the world to compete in Houston, Texas.
Adaptive Standing Tennis is tennis adapted for individuals with differing physical or cognitive abilities. We all adapt playing tennis, disability or not. Tennis is the game of adjustments. Tennis is for everyone.