Marc McCarroll

Marc McCarroll

Marc acquired his impairment following a road traffic accident in 2003 and was first introduced to Wheelchair Tennis at the 2004 Inter-Spinal Unit Games, where he immediately took to the sport.

He made his international debut for Great Britain at the 2009 World Team Cup in Nottingham and has been a mainstay of that team ever since.

Marc will make his Paralympic debut at the London 2012 Games. He won his first men’s Singles trophy in Israel in 2007 and after winning a string of titles, his career highlights to date include winning his first ITF 1 Series Singles and Doubles titles at the 2012 South African Open.

In early 2011 he also spent a brief period as Britain’s No. 1 ranked men’s Singles player.

He now trains at the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton and his sporting inspiration is Roger Federer.

He also has a keen interest in Football and supports Arsenal FC, whilst also enjoying Swimming and Handcycling. 

See when Marc is playing and how he gets on by following this link.