Peter Norfolk OBE

Peter took up wheelchair tennis after watching a demonstration at Stoke Mandeville following a motorcycle accident in 1979. 

Peter is the winner of 49 Quad Singles titles and 19 quad doubles titles on the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Tour.  22 of these were major singles titles (Super Series and Grand Slams).

Peter competed in the inaugural Quad Singles Paralympic Wheelchair Tennis Competition in 2004 in Athens, winning the gold medal in singles the silver medal in doubles.  Peter defended his gold medal at the Paralympic Games in Beijing and won the bronze in the doubles.

At the London 2012 Paralympic Games Peter had the honour of leading the Great Britain team into the Opening Ceremony as the flagbearer before winning a silver medal in the Quad Doubles.  

Peter has had a glittering career and has won six quad singles wheelchair events at Grand Slams with victories including the US Open in 2007 and 2009 and the Australian Open in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2012. 

Peter was instrumental in Great Britain winning the Quad title at the ITF World Team Cup, the Davis and Fed Cups of wheelchair tennis, on three occasions in 2001, 2002 and 2009.

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