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.
- 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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