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GuideLTA Player Guide61 Year End rankings: Singles 2010 2009 6 9 >Andrew LapthorneBorn with cerebral palsy Andrew took up wheelchair tennis seven years ago and was classified into the Quad division at the end of 2008. In 2009 he made make a sensational quad doubles debut partnership with Peter Norfolk. They beat the reigning Paralympic champions en route to winning the Florida Open title, he won his first two international quad singles title in 2009 and was part of the GB team that won the quad title at the 2009 World Team Cup in Nottingham. Andrew ended 2009 with a world ranking of No.9 which moved to No.6 by the end of 2010. Andrew was awarded a wild card for the 2011 Australian Open and made a spectacular Grand Slam debut. He partnered Peter Norfolk to win the quad doubles, winning his first Grand Slam title which propelled him to the world No.1 quad doubles ranking. 2011 Singles Activity:January SF Australian Open April 1r Pensacola Open2011 Doubles Activity:January WR Australian Open Born: 11.10.1990Plays: Left-handedLives: Eastcote, MiddlesexCareer Titles (singles): 4Career Titles (doubles): 5Coach: Stuart Wilkinson2011 Win-Loss: 1-3Highest Ranking: 6 (August 2010) Year End rankings: Singles 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 21 35 43 122 262>Marc McCarrollA former semi-professional footballer, Marc first tried wheelchair tennis at the 2005 Spinal Unit Games after a car accident six years ago. He ended 2007 with his first career title and in 2008, his second full season in international competition, Marc won tournaments in Switzerland and France. After narrowly missing out on qualification for the 2008 Paralympics, in 2009 Marc cemented his current position as British No.3 and won three ITF Futures tournaments. He also made his debut for GB at the 2009 ITF World Team Cup, helping the team to fifth place. During 2010 Marc reached a career best singles ranking of No.20, he helped GB to fourth place at the World Team Cup and qualified for his first Wheelchair Tennis Doubles Masters. Marc has made a promising start to 2011, winning four doubles titles and one singles title, whilst also reaching his first ITF 2 Series singles final at the Israel Open.2011 Singles Activity:January SF Brisbane, QF Adelaide March SF Bien (SUI), WR Sunderland, April RU Tel-Aviv 2011 Doubles Activity:January WR Brisbane, SF Adelaide March WR Bien (SUI), WR Sunderland, April WR Tel-AvivBorn: 19.02.85Plays: Right-handedLives: Ickenham, MiddlesexCareer Titles (singles): 7Career Titles (doubles): 19Coach: Stuart Wilkinson2011 Win-Loss: 12-4Highest Ranking: 20 (Sep 2010)Twitter: @mmcarroll1Website: None

62LTA Player GuideLTA >Peter NorfolkA motorcycle accident in 1979 left Peter as a paraplegic. A spinal complication in 2000 resulted in Peter losing strength in his right arm, shoulder, elbow and wrist, and resulted in him starting to play wheelchair tennis in the Quad division. He has gone on to become Britain's most decorated wheelchair tennis player in history and arguably the most successful player ever in the Quad division. He is a four-time Paralympic medallist and won gold in the quad singles at both the Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games. Peter has won 19 major career singles title at either Grand Slam or Super Series level. He is also a three-time Wheelchair Tennis Singles Masters champion in the quad division. Peter has been the year-end world No.1 quad singles player in five of the last eight seasons. He was awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List in 2005 and an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List in 2009. He gained the moniker 'The Quadfather' in the lead up to the 2008 Beijing Paralympics, is married with two children and is a partner in a mobility specialist company that he founded in 1989.2011 Singles Activity:January RU Australian Open April WR Pensacola Open, WR Florida Open2011 Doubles Activity:January WR Australian Open April SF Pensacola Open, RU Florida Open Year End rankings: Singles 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2 1 1 2 1 3 1 1 7 7 Plays: Right-handedLives: Alton, HampshireCareer Titles (singles): 45Career Titles (doubles): 15Coach: Stuart Wilkinson2011 Win-Loss: 10-2Highest Ranking: 1 (September 2003)Twitter: @petenorfolkWebsite: www.quadfather.co.uk