David Hall OAM

David Hall OAM is one of the world’s greatest ever wheelchair tennis players.

Over an extraordinary 20-year career, he helped to develop an appreciation for wheelchair tennis in Australia at a time when able-bodied sport, especially able-bodied tennis, was totally dominant.

Highlights include:

  • Four consecutive Paralympic appearances between 1992 and 2004. He won one gold, three silver and two bronze medals, including Australia’s first Paralympic gold medal in the men’s singles.
  • Seventeen Grand Slam singles titles
  • Nineteen ITF Super Series titles
  • Four ITF World Team Cup titles
  • Two NEC Wheelchair Tennis Singles Masters titles.

Hall’s achievements have been recognised by:

  • ITF World Champion in 1995, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2003 and 2004
  • Medal of the Order of Australia in 2001
  • NSW Hall of Champions in 2009
  • Sport Australia Hall of Fame in 2010
  • Tennis Australia Hall of Fame in 2015
  • International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2015
  • Australian Paralympic Hall of Fame in 2016.

Hall was also invited to complete the first leg of the Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games Torch Relay.

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