Australia is renowned the world over for producing wheelchair tennis players of the highest calibre, and two-time Paralympian Adam Kellerman is no exception to this.
Adam became eligible to compete in Paralympic sport in 2005, after undergoing 19 operations and 10 rounds of chemotherapy to treat Ewing’s sarcoma and an infection in his right hip bone. Ultimately, his doctors decided to remove part of his pelvis, resulting in limited movement in his right leg.
Adam picked up a racquet for the first time in 2007, and with just five months of on-court experience under his belt, he made his international debut on the junior circuit.
To qualify for the London 2012 Paralympic Games, Adam needed to achieve a top 48 world ranking. He defeated dual Paralympic champion Robin Ammerlaan (NED) in January 2012, and by June, was sitting at a comfortable 29th.
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