Paralympians' Club

Andrea Broadway-Parkinson

Andrea joined the Great Britain Wheelchair Tennis squad in 1992 after graduating from the University of York, where she studied Social Policy, in June 1992.

  • Lives:
    YORK
  • Date Of Birth:
    02/12/2013

She participated in her first tournament in July 1992 - the British Open at Sheffield. She soon became British No.2 womans player, winning various titles and achievements individually as Division C, B and Open Player and as Great Britain World Team Cup (WTC) Womens player.

Andrea went on to win individual titles for Great Britain that included the 1995 US Open Doubles, 1995 Radl Cup Singles in Graz, Austria, and the 1997 Livorno Open Doubles, among others, as well as representing Great Britain at the Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games. Andreas best world rankings were No.13 in Singles and No.9 in Doubles.

She was forced to retire due to injury in September 1997. Andrea now lives in Yorkshire

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