Name: Casey Ratzlaff
Sport: Wheelchair Tennis
Event(s): Singles
Height: 5-6
DOB: 9/7/1998
Birthplace: Wichita, Kan.
Hometown: Wichita, Kan.
High School: Maize High School (Maize, Kansas) ‘16
College: Wichita State University ’20, Sports Management
Coach(es): Justin DeSanto
Paralympic Experience
  • One-time Paralympian (2020)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, quarterfinals (doubles), round of 16 (singles)
Other Career Highlights
  • World Cup Team Member (2019)
  • US Open GS debut as a wildcard - 2020
  • Two-time Junior World Team Cup Champion - 2015, 2016
  • 2019 Indian Wells Tennis Garden Wheelchair Championships - 1st singles
  • 2019 Siruis Open in Zagreb, Croatia - 1st singles
  • 2019 Camozzi Open in Brescia, Italy - 1st singles
Personal: Son of Craig and Tammy...Has two siblings, Chelsey and Taylor...Born with spina bifida, a condition that affects the lower limbs...Tried a number of sports (wheelchair basketball, sled hockey, etc.) before deciding on tennis...Started playing tennis at age 12...Hobbies include fishing, snow skiing, knee boarding, tubing, gaming and target shooting...Is the middle school head coach at the Classical School of Wichita...Trains with the Wichita State men’s tennis team...Hobbies include fishing, snow skiing, knee boarding, tubing, gaming, shooting sporting clays, and target shooting.