Australian wheelchair tennis player David Hall plays a backhand during a match at the Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games. By Atlanta, Hall was reaching the peak of his career and on his way to becoming Australia’s most successful wheelchair tennis player. In Atlanta, he won bronze in the singles and teamed up with Mick Connell to win silver in the doubles. Before Hall, Connell was Australia’s most successful wheelchair tennis player, with numerous international open titles to his credit. Their doubles partnership in Atlanta represented the coming together of the past and the future for Australian wheelchair tennis.
Date: August 1996
Author: Image taken by John Sherwell for Sport The Library. All rights held by Paralympics Australia.