Lauren Jones

Lauren Jones

Age: 21

Lives: Worthing, Sussex

Plays: Right-handed

Division: Women’s

Career Titles (singles): 3

Career Titles (doubles): 10

Highest Ranking: 25 (December 2013)

Twitter: @laurenspjones

About:

Formerly a talented young football player who had trials for Brighton and Hove Albion shortly before her accident, Lauren first played wheelchair tennis whilst in rehabilitation at the spinal unit at Stoke Mandeville Hospital after breaking her back when falling out of a tree in the summer of 2009.

Major achievements:

  • 2011 National Doubles Champion partnering Jordanne Whiley
  • 2012 Women’s Doubles Champion at Cardiff ITF Futures with Louise Hunt
  • 2013 Womens Singles Champion at Antayla Open ITF Futures
  • 2013 Gold in World Team Cup Junior Event
  • 2015 Women’s Singles Champion at Sheffield ITF Futures
  • 2015 Women’s Singles National Champion
  • 2016 Holland Open Women’s Singles Champion