Jamie Burdekin

Jamie Burdekin

Age: 36

Lives: Crosby, Merseyside

Plays: Right-handed

Division: Quad

Career titles (singles): 13

Career titles (doubles): 13

Highest ranking: 4 (April 2014)

Twitter: @JamieBurdekin1

About:

A former Marine, Jamie took up wheelchair tennis after a car accident in 2000.  He was introduced to the sport at a Tennis Foundation Camp for new players in Nottingham in 2003 and was selected to represent Great Britain for the first time at the 2004 World Team Cup in New Zealand. Jamie has two children and is a massive Everton fan.

Major achievements:

  • Three-time quad national singles champion
  • 2008 Bronze in quad doubles with Pete Norfolk at Beijing Paralympics
  • 2009 Gold medal at World Team Cup
  • 2012 Silver medal at World Team Cup
  • 2012 Doubles champion Japan Open Super Series with Peter Norfolk
  • 2014 Gold medal at World Team Cup
  • 2014 Singles champion at ITF 1 Cajun Classic
  • 2014 British Open doubles champion partnering David Wagner
  • 2014 Runner-up at Doubles Masters with Andy Lapthorne
  • 2014 Doubles champion Nottingham Indoors with Andy Lapthorne
  • 2015 Doubles champion ITF 1 Cajun Classic with Andy Lapthorne
  • 2015 Doubles champion Nottingham Indoors with Andy Lapthorne
  • 2016 Doubles champion Sydney Open Super Series with Andy Lapthorne
  • 2016 Doubles champion Japan Open Super Series with Andy Lapthorne
  • 2016 Silver medal at World Team Cup
  • Rio 2016 Paralympic Games quad doubles bronze medallist with Jamie Burdekin