Professional Wheelchair Tennis Player &
Top-Ranked American Male
Casey Ratzlaff is a US Male Paralympic Tennis player from Wichita, Kansas. Born with Spina Bifida, he was introduced to the sport of wheelchair tennis in 2011. Casey represented the USA Jr. National Team 2013-2016, where he was part of 2 World Championship Winning teams. Since 2018, Casey has been competing with the Men’s US National Team and won a Silver medal in Men’s Doubles at the 2019 Para Pan American Games in Lima, Peru. His Paralympic debut was in Tokyo 2020 where he had the honor of representing Team USA at the pinnacle of sport. He has been the highest ranked Male in the US since 2018.
In 2019, Casey received the Wild Card selection to his first Grand Slam at the US Open and has ever since been competing in the Slam on the largest stage in world tennis. In February 2023, Casey reached a career high ranking of 13 in Singles. His career goal is to achieve a Top 10 ranking in Singles and Doubles internationally and play in all 4 Slams. He plans to compete in Paris 2024 and LA 2028, representing Team USA.
Currently, Casey lives and trains full-time in Birmingham, AL with Coach Justin DeSanto and studies sports at the University of Alabama-Birmingham.
"Do not be afraid to go out there and try things despite your disability and to test your limitations and push the boundaries. The sky is your limit."
Partnerships & Sponsorships
My official sponsors and business partnerships are a big reason for my success as a professional wheelchair tennis player . Their unwavering support have gotten me to where I am today. They are my family.
Babolat has been a foundation of support in helping me along my journey of becoming a professional tennis player . I’m a huge fan of Babolat rackets, and am overjoyed that they’re also a fan of mine.