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Heath Davidson is amongst 5 Australian wheelchair tennis gamers competing on the World Crew Cup in Turkey this week.

Antalya, Turkey, 7 Might 2024 | Leigh Rogers

Heath Davidson is happy to be amongst 5 gamers representing Australia on the 2024 BNP Paribas World Crew Cup.

The celebrated six-day occasion is the top of wheelchair tennis workforce competitors and begins in the present day within the Turkey metropolis of Antalya.

“It’s at all times an honour representing Australia and sporting the inexperienced and gold,” mentioned world No.5 Davidson, who will line-up alongside 22-year-old Finn Broadbent within the quad division.

“I like this occasion and the workforce surroundings that comes with it. It’s good to have the juniors on the identical occasion and be capable to assist them of their journey as properly. I’m fortunate to have Finn as my companion and we’re able to hit the courtroom and hopefully make Australia proud.”

The Australian junior workforce options three top-10 ranked gamers – world No.4 Yassin Hill, No.5 Benjamin Wenzel and No.7 Jin Woodman.

“It means the world to me as an athlete to know that I’ve made it to that stage and it’s undoubtedly a driver to maintain going,” 17-year-old Wenzel mentioned.

“Heath is my idol and was my greatest inspiration after I was beginning wheelchair tennis, so it’s thrilling he’ll be there with Finn, who’s an up-and-coming participant and in addition an enormous mentor of mine.”

> READ: Australian junior workforce excited for World Crew Cup problem

Francois Vogelsberger is the captain of Australia’s quad wheelchair workforce, with Greg Crump serving as captain of the junior workforce.

Tennis Australia’s Head of Gamers with Incapacity Danielle Gescheit wished each groups all the perfect for the occasion, which options 21 nations competing throughout 4 classes.

“The World Crew Cup has such a powerful historical past for wheelchair tennis in Australia,” Gescheit mentioned.

“It’s at all times particular when the gamers get to symbolize their nation, and much more so when the junior and senior gamers get to compete on the identical occasion. The senior gamers present mentorship to their juniors, while the juniors are capable of see and play alongside the world’s finest.”

The World Crew Cup is broadcast stay on the Worldwide Tennis Federation’s YouTube channel.

> VIEW: World Crew Cup attracts and outcomes

Discover your technique to play: Go to play.tennis.com.au to get out on courtroom and have some enjoyable!

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