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Tennis

Siblings of Special Olympics athletes speak passionately about inclusion.
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Professional tennis player Li Na inspires Special Olympics athletes at Macau Tennis Academy.
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The world's number one tennis player with down syndrome, Tim Gould, shows us how to be a champion.
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International Tennis Federation and Special Olympics have teamed up again to create a second online course on the ITF Academy.
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Justin and Caraline met through Special Olympics New York Coach Brian Tenety’s Unified basketball team in high school. Today, they carry on his legacy of inclusion as teammates and friends—on and off the court.
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The ‘Tennis Challenge in Celebration of Eunice 100’, led by Special Olympics Hungary, has launched to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of our founder, Eunice Kennedy Shriver.
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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to leave a majority of sports and events on hold, Special Olympics launched Call To Action, an initiative to encourage our athletes to remain active and lift their spirits by surprising them with a video call from some of their favorite celebrity supporters.
Special Olympics Maryland has been looking for ways to engage athletes virtually since the COVID-19 pandemic began. In March, they started monthly “Sports Talks” highlighting a different sport each time as part of their virtual movement.
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During the Special Olympics Maryland “Sports Talks” series, athletes had the opportunity to ask pro-tennis player Tamira Paszek some questions about her approach to playing and competing in Tennis. Tamira, who is from Austria, holds several tennis titles including three Women's Tennis Association championships.
#ICYMI professional tennis player, Gaby Dabrowski, and SOMD Athlete Leader Julian English talked tennis last night! Gaby is a Canadian Doubles Player ranked as high as 7 in the world. She won the mixed doubles in the 2017 French Open and 2018 Australian Open. She was also runner up in 2019 Wimbledon (Women’s Doubles) and 2018 and 2019 French (Mixed Doubles).