Tennis is a popular sport for players of all ages and skill levels. Every athlete aims in passing the ball to the opponent’s side of the net, striking it with a tennis racquet. This state-level sport emphasizes values, such as fair play, sportsmanship, and respect for fellow competitors. Tennis is not only fun to play, but it is a lifetime sport activity that is fun to practice and fun to learn. We offer individual skills competition, allowing athletes to train and compete in basic tennis skills, as well as singles and doubles competitions.
Find a Special Olympics Area program near you to participate. Contact your Area Manager if you’re interested in starting this sport in your Area.
Get an overview of the sport of Special Olympics tennis. View the Tennis Fact Sheet