Lucy Shuker

Lucy Shuker

Age: 36

Lives: Hampshire

Plays: Right-handed

Division: Women’s

Career titles (singles): 22

Career titles (doubles): 52

Highest ranking: 5 (March 2013)

Twitter: @lucy_shuker

About:

A former Hampshire County badminton player, Lucy was injured in a motorbike accident at the age of 21 and was introduced to wheelchair tennis whilst at Salisbury Spinal Unit. Lucy currently trains in Taunton. She cites Martina Navratilova and Rafael Nadal as her inspirations and in addition to her sporting achievements; Lucy was awarded a BSc Hons in the Science and Management of Exercise and Health from Guildford University in 2001 and is a motivational speaker. On tour she is known by the nickname ‘Shukes’.

Major Achievements:

  • Rio 2016 Paralympic Games women’s doubles bronze medallist with Jordanne Whiley
  • Runner-up in women’s doubles at Wimbledon 2009, 2010 and 2012
  • Runner-up in women’s doubles at Australian Open 2010 and 2013
  • Women’s doubles bronze medallist at London 2012 Paralympics
  • 2015 Winner of Korea ITF1 singles title
  • 2015 bronze medal at World Team Cup
  • 2014 silver medal at World Team Cup