Tennis is a popular sport played at all levels of skill and by players of all ages. Every athlete aims in passing the ball to the opponent’s side of the net, striking it with a tennis racket. Tennis is not only fun to play, but it is a lifetime sport that is fun to practice and learn.

Special Olympics tennis is a summer sport where athletes train and compete from March through June.

Available Events

  • Singles competition
  • Doubles competition
  • Unified doubles competition

Participation Information

Athletes may participate in both singles and doubles competition.

Criteria for Advancement

  • Athletes and Unified partners must compete in sectional competition in order to be eligible to compete in Summer Games.
  • Coaches are responsible for submitting the activation list at the sectional event for those athletes who qualify to advance.

General Guidelines

  • Coaches may use additional criteria to evaluate the athletes for higher level competition.
  • Athletes must provide their own racquets.
  • Athletes must be properly uniformed. Jeans and casual shirts will not be permitted.

2018 Summer Games Results

Use the button below to download results from the 2018 Summer Games held June 8-10, 2018 at The College of New Jersey.

Results by Athlete 

Sports Registration Checklist

Read through and complete this checklist of to-dos before signing up for a local program.