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British No.1 Lucy Shuker into quarter-finals at British Open

British No.1 Lucy Shuker and local favourite James Shaw both came through tough three set matches on Tuesday’s opening day of the British Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships in Nottingham, to reach the quarter-finals of the women’s singles and quad singles respectively. Meanwhile, among the British success it was a big day for rising young star

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Star studded field at Wheelchair Tennis British Open

Wimbledon champions and Rio Paralympic medallists among British Open Wheelchair Tennis entries. Britain’s Wimbledon champions Gordon Reid and Alfie Hewett are among 24 world top 10 ranked players across the men’s, women’s and quad events who are part of another stellar field for the 2017 British Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships, which takes place at Nottingham

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Jordanne Whiley claims tenth Grand Slam Title

Great Britain’s Jordanne Whiley won a record-equalling tenth Grand Slam title in claiming the Ladies’ Wheelchair Doubles crown on the final day of play at Wimbledon alongside Japanese partner Yui Kamiji.  Whiley’s win caps a successful tournament for wheelchair tennis in this country following the Men’s Doubles victory by Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid on

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Disappointment for Shuker and Whiley but Hewett through to semis

Lucy Shuker and Jordanne Whiley both begin their doubles campaigns on Friday after bowing out of the ladies’ singles on Thursday. Shuker kept pace with Japan’s world No.1 Yui Kamiji early in their ladies’ singles quarter-final before Kamiji broke in the sixth game and the Australian Open and Roland Garros champion went on to record

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British quartet set for Wimbledon wheelchair tennis challenges

British No.1 and world No.7 Lucy Shuker (pictured above), singles semi-finalist at the Australian Open in January, begins her ninth Wimbledon with a ladies’ singles match-up against current world No.1 Yui Kamiji of Japan. Shuker is one of four Brits on the Tennis Foundation’s Wheelchair Tennis World Class Programme playing at the third Grand Slam

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New grass court tournament groundbreaking for wheelchair tennis

A groundbreaking development in the wheelchair tennis calendar will become a reality next month following the announcement of a new grass court tournament to take place at Surbiton from 6th – 8th July. The invitational tournament is being organised by the Tennis Foundation, Great Britain’s leading tennis charity, and is seen as the first step

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Shuker and Lapthorne earn early Australian Open wins  

Lucy Shuker and Andy Lapthorne both defeated higher ranked players on Wednesday’s opening day of Australian Open wheelchair tennis competition, with Shuker reaching her second women’s singles semi-final at Melbourne Park. Defending champion Gordon Reid and Australian Open debutant Alfie Hewett both bowed out of the men’s singles after two tough three set matches, while

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