Tennis is one of the most popular sports worldwide and as global provider of Wimbledon Debenture Tickets, Sporting Agenda is delighted to provide support in the passion of tournament tennis shown in Andy Lapthorne.
- Career Matches Won: 384
- Highest Rank for Singles: 2
- Highest Rank for Doubles: 1
- British no. 1 Quad wheelchair tennis player
- 3 time Paralympic medalist, 2 silver and 1 bronze
- 8 time Grand Slam champion
Andy was born with cerebral palsy and has been playing wheelchair tennis since 2005 when he was just 10 years old.
Due to his disability, Andy plays in the Quad division and has been a full time athlete since 2008. Andy tasted success early in his career, initially in doubles through his partnership with Pete Norfolk, with whom Andy won multiple Grand Slam titles and a silver medal at the London 2012 Paralympic Games and more recently with fellow Brit, Anthony Cotterill, with whom he won the 2016 World Doubles Masters and David Wagner, with whom he won both 2017 & 2018 US Open. He is a 5 time winner of the Australian Open in doubles.
Andy has also been very successful in singles having been runner-up at both the US Open in 2017 and at the Rio Paralympics in 2016.
Andy is very proud to be representing Sporting Agenda and their Wimbledon Debenture Tickets campaign. Andy said:
“Growing up as a young boy, I loved watching Wimbledon and once I started playing tennis the dream of playing at Wimbledon motivated me to succeed. In 2019 I get to compete at Wimbledon for the first time, and I am delighted to be supporting a company that is so strongly linked to the Championships"