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Ben Wenzel


Welcome to the official website of Ben Wenzel, Australia's rising star in wheelchair tennis. At just 16 years of age, Ben has already made a remarkable impact on the international wheelchair tennis circuit, showcasing his exceptional talent and unwavering spirit.

Ben's journey into wheelchair tennis began at the tender age of 11. In just a few years, Ben has ascended to rank 4th in the world, a testament to his hard work and focus. His participation in prestigious tournaments like the junior US Open in 2023 has seen him gather attention on the global stage.

Ben lives by a simple yet powerful philosophy: "Focus forward." His goals extend beyond winning matches; he aims to inspire others, especially the youth, to pursue their dreams relentlessly, regardless of the obstacles they face.


An Ace on and off the court. Ben Wenzel is a Cairns-based Wheelchair Tennis Player, whose goal is to inspire the next generation of players, like his predecessors did for him. #wheelchairtennis #wheelchairtennisplayer #wheelchairsport #parasport

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award-icon-07  World Cup

Represented Australia at the BNP Paribas World Cup in Portugal in 2022 and 2023

award-icon-07  2024 Junior Masters

Winner of the 2024 Cruyff Foundation Junior Masters Doubles Title and semi-finalist in singles

award-icon-07  US Open 2023

Made Grand Slam debut in junior competition at US Open 2023

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Focus on the opportunities ahead, not the hurdles behind.

Whilst we admire those who have overcome challenges, we are inspired by those who focus on the path ahead - determined to be the best they can be.

This is the perspective Ben loves to share, speaking from the heart about his passion to excel in his field.

If you're interested in having Ben speak at your event, please get in touch.

“I met Ben at Premier Palaszczuk’s Olympic breakfast, and I was just so overwhelmed at his honesty and vision for how he could be the best in his field."
- Deborah Tabart OAM, Chair of the Australian Koala Foundation

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Get to Know More About Ben As A Professional Athlete

Ben started playing tennis at the age of 11, and by 16 made his Grand Slam debut in the junior US Open 2023.

Taking inspiration from the likes of Heath Davidson and Tokito Oda, Ben is focussed on his long term goal of representing Australia at the 2032 Paralympic Games in Brisbane.

He plays left-handed. He lives in Cairns, Queensland.

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