Lucas Sithole (tennis)
Lucas Sithole (born 30 September 1986) is a South African wheelchair tennis player. He plays in the Quad division of the sport. Sithole is the 2013 US Open wheelchair tennis quad champion. He also won the 2016 Australian Open Grand Slam in doubles, partnering David Wagner.
|Country (sports)||South Africa|
|Born||30 September 1986|
Johannesburg, South Africa
|Highest ranking||No. 2 (9 September 2013)|
|Current ranking||No. 4 (19 December 2017)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||F (2014)|
|US Open||W (2013)|
|Paralympic Games||SF (2016)|
|Highest ranking||No. 3 (3 June 2013)|
|Current ranking||No. 5 (19 December 2017)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||W (2016)|
|US Open||F (2013, 2014)|
Lucas Sithole started competing in international wheelchair tennis events in 2006. In July 2011, he won the British Open wheelchair tennis tournament (Super Series) in Nottingham, Great Britain. In 2013, Sithole won the US Open Grand Slam. In the final, he played against World No 1 David Wagner, and won 3–6, 6–4, 6–4.
In the 2017 UNIQLO Wheelchair Doubles Masters, Lucas Sithole and Heath Davidson finished at the third place.
Sithole is the first African player to win a Super Series Event or a Grand Slam. 
- "Impressive Wimbledon campaigns end for Alcott, Hijikata". Tennis Australia. 15 July 2018. Retrieved 24 August 2018.