Lucy Shuker

Lucy Shuker

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    Fleet, Hampshire

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A former Hampshire County badminton player, Lucy was injured in a motorbike accident at the age of 21. She was introduced to wheelchair tennis whilst at Salisbury Spinal Unit, before borrowing her first tennis wheelchair from two-time Paralympic quad singles gold medallist Peter Norfolk.

Lucy made her Paralympic debut in Beijing in 2008 and won the women’s doubles bronze medal partnering fellow Brit Jordanne Whiley at both London 2012 and Rio 2016. Their medal at London 2012 was the first ever Paralympic medal won by British female wheelchair tennis player.

She has won more than 100 international singles and doubles titles during her career, most notably the 2016 US Open USTA Wheelchair Championships Super Series women’s singles title. She is a four-time Wimbledon doubles finalist and a two-time Australian Open doubles finalist, a multiple World Team Cup silver and bronze medallist and in 2017 won the sport’s Doubles Masters title.

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

  • Women’s doubles (with Jordanne Whiley): Silver

Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

  • Women’s doubles (with Jordanne Whiley): Bronze

London 2012 Paralympic Games

  • Women’s doubles (with Jordanne Whiley): Bronze

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