British tennis star Jordanne Whiley has announced her retirement from the professional sport The four-time Paralympic medalist and 13-time Grand Slam Champion announced the news via her social media channels earlier today A number of sporting organisations have already paid tribute to Whiley’s illustrious career and thanked her for her contribution to British sport British
Jordanne Whiley and Lucy Shuker emerged with silver from the women’s doubles gold medal match, their third Paralympic medal together and best-ever performance. The ParalympicsGB wheelchair tennis pair were beaten 6-0 6-1 by Dutch duo Diede de Groot and Aniek van Koot in 67 minutes. Whiley and Shuker first combined at Beijing 2008, when the
Bronze felt like gold for Jordanne Whiley after becoming the first British wheelchair tennis player to win a women’s singles medal at a Paralympic Games. Whiley already holds two bronze medals alongside Lucy Shuker but now has an individual honour to go alongside doubles success, in her first Games since giving birth to son Jackson.
Jordanne Whiley and Lucy Shuker will go for wheelchair tennis gold for the first time in their Paralympic careers after reaching Saturday’s women’s doubles final. The ParalympicsGB pair are guaranteed at least a silver medal thanks to a straight-sets semi-final win over China’s Wang Ziying and Zhu Zhenzhen, making the most of their second-seed status
Jordanne Whiley and Lucy Shuker are just one win away from another Paralympic wheelchair tennis medal after sailing into the semi-finals of the women’s doubles. The two-time bronze medallists, who are seeded fourth at Tokyo 2020, defeated Kgothatso Montjane and Mariska Ventner of South Africa 6-2, 6-0 in Sunday’s quarter-final and will face unseeded Chinese
Jordanne Whiley led a haul of three titles for Brits as the Bolton Indoor Wheelchair Tennis Tournament came to an end on Saturday, with Whiley winning the women’s singles crown for a third time. Stefan Olsson of Sweden won the men’s singles and Dutchman Sam Schroder retained the quad singles title as both players also
Lucy Shuker will open her women’s singles campaign against Dutch defending champion Diede de Groot, while Andy Lapthorne plays former champion David Wagner of the USA in his first of three quad singles round-robin matches. Reigning US Open champion Alfie Hewett faces a rematch of September’s men’s singles final in New York against world No.
The international nature of the Bath Indoor Wheelchair Tennis Tournament was illustrated by its roll of honour as players from six countries claimed the titles after another excellent week of world-class competition at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. Italy’s Giulia Capocci wrapped up the second ITF 1 Series women’s singles title of her
Thirteen world top 10-ranked players, including two former tournament champions and two current World Champions, feature among a star-studded line-up for the 2018 Bath Indoor Wheelchair Tennis Tournament, which takes place from 6-10 November at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. Forty three players from 16 different countries, including a host of top Brits,
British No.1 Lucy Shuker had a tournament to remember at Wimbledon but missed out on winning what would have been her first ever Grand Slam title. Sunday’s final saw Shuker contest her first Grand Slam final for five years, partnering Germany’s Sabine Ellerbrock in the Ladies Doubles final. After successive straight sets semi-final defeats over