PTR Wheelchair Tennis Championship returns to Hilton Head

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wheelchair tennisThe best tennis players on two wheels will be back on Hilton Head Island in September, when Professional Tennis Registry hosts the Wheelchair Tennis Championship from Sept. 20-23 at Chaplin Park Tennis Center and Hilton Head Motorcoach Resort.

At 5:30 p.m. Sept. 18, two wheelchair players will team up with two of Hilton Head’s top pros — including Sea Pines tennis director Matt Wuller — for an Up/Down pro exhibition at Sea Pines Country Club. Local players will partner with wheelchair athletes during the Run-Roll Round Robin from 6:30-8 p.m. Sept. 21 at Chapin Park.

Money, bottled water, food for lunches and other items for the players are needed, as are scholarships to help players with entry fees and travel. To donate, contact Julie at 843-785-7244 or To volunteer during the championship or for more information, contact Paige at 843-785-7244 or