TAP USA TOUR
CATEGORY A DRAW - Updated
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USTA Texas and the TAP Foundation will present the 2017 USA TAP World Championships December 8-10 at the Life Time Tennis & Athletic Galleria, 5015 Westheimer, Suite 4020.
The event, supported by Memorial Hermann TIRR and Forehands, Inc. features 25 of the best players in the world from Japan, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, France, Mexico and the United States participating in Stand-Up Tennis, a format allowing athletes with physical disabilities, and who are not wheelchair-bound, to compete in the sport.
This is the second time the TAP World Tour will be held in Houston, Texas. The responses and reactions from last year's tournament by those who did come out to watch some of the action was pretty much a consensus that it was a positive event with uplifting stories to tell. ADVERTISEMENT And it is our belief that coming out and watching the competition will open the eyes of players young and old in many ways.
A free clinic, presented by Shriners Hospitals for Children, is scheduled for Saturday at 4:00 for children with physical disabilities so come early to watch the matches. No racquet is needed, only tennis shoes. Register with Cindy Benzon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The mission of USTA Texas and the TAP organization is to create and generate new opportunities in tennis for people who are physically disabled in all countries. Stand Up tennis is a method allowing people with physical disabilities (like amputations, hemiplegics,
Tournament viewing is free. Friday matches begin at 9 a.m.; Saturday at noon; and the finals are Sunday at 9:00.
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For more information, contact: Cindy Benzon, USTA Texas Adaptive Coordinator; 832/264-7773; email@example.com