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Chris Kaplan

Chris has a degree in international business and loves communicating across cultures. She has been following sighted tennis since 1989 and has helped bring blind tennis to Germany.
In 2016 Chis was a member of the first group to kick off blind tennis in her country and enjoys seeing the sport grow. She served as a Country Representative and represented Germany as a player during the 2017 and 2019 International Championships. She is a member of the Enjoy Tennis Ireland Development Team and has been elected to the IBTA Executive committee in June 2020.
Chris is honored to be joining forces towards a common goal to promote blind tennis and establish it as an attractive sport in more countries to ultimately make it a Paralympic sport.