Congratulations to Mika Ishikawa, who has received the 2014 Tennis Canada Wheelchair Tennis Excellence Award, along with fellow quad athlete Gary Luker.
“We are so happy for Gary and Mika and all of their great success last year,” said Janet Petras, director of wheelchair tennis, Tennis Canada. “They have both worked so hard and it was wonderful being able to watch them improve throughout the year and hit new highs. A huge congratulations to Gary and Mika, and we wish them the best of luck this season.”
Mika rose 33 spots this year to reach a high of #20. Along the way, she defeated many higher-ranked opponents. Now, Mika has set her sights on qualifying for the Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games and the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
Congratulations to Mika!