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Wheelchair tennis player who wins over the crowd with his power shots Wheelchair Tennis

SANADA Takashi

Nickname:Sanada

i enjoy

Wheelchair tennis can be enjoyed by people of all ages! Nothing beats the feeling of winning against an opponent who's bigger than yourself. What's more, you get to make friends all over the world through the sport. (Sanada)

Strong points

"I am proud to say that my strong point is my forehand that I use for my world-class power shots. Furthermore, since my chairwork is dynamic, I tend to fall over a lot during a game. My highest world ranking in men's singles has been 7th so far."

  • Sport
    Wheelchair Tennis
  • DOB
    1985-06-08
  • Sex
    Male
  • Birth place
    Nasushiobara,Tochigi
  • Team
    TOPPAN PRINTING CO., LTD.
  • Position/Class
    Men's
  • Paralympics Triumphs
    ・London 2012 Paralympics - Best 16: Men's Singles,Best 8: Men's Doubles
    ・Rio 2016 Paralympics - Best 16: Men's Singles,4th: Men's Doubles
    Latest Triumphs
    ・Korea Open -Gold: Men's Doubles
    ・Daegu Open - Gold : Men's Singles,Gold: Men's Doubles
    ・Busan Open - Gold : Men's Singles,Gold: Men's Doubles
    ・Swiss Open - Gold : Men's Singles
    ・German Open - Gold : Men's Singles
    ・Prague Cup - Gold : Men's Singles,Gold: Men's Doubles
    ・DUNLOP KOBE OPEN - Gold : Men's Singles,Gold: Men's Doubles
    ■LINKS■
    ▼Sports
    Wheelchair tennis
    ▼Related organization
    Japan Wheelchair Tennis Association(Japanese only)