Steve Davies, Chair of our Competitions Committee, recently had the opportunity to interview Lucy Shuker, acclaimed wheelchair tennis player.
Watch the interview here.
Lucy has had a remarkable season in 2023 achieving remarkable milestones and securing several prestigious titles throughout the year. Her exceptional talent and unwavering dedication have catapulted her to the forefront of the sport, earning her a well-deserved reputation as one of the top players in the world. The following are some of the key highlights of her extraordinary journey this season:
- Australian Open Doubles Semi Finalist
- Georgia Open ITF1 Doubles Champion
- Indian Wells ITF3 Doubles Runner-Up
- Houston Open ITF3 Singles Champion
- Belgium Open ITF1 Doubles Champion
- US Open Singles Quarter Finalist
- Sardinia Open ITF1 Doubles Champion
“The year has gone pretty well in terms of performance. I feel I’ve been building through the year and feel in a good place now to hopefully have a strong end to the year,” Lucy Shuker remarked, reflecting on her remarkable achievements and the season’s progress.
Residing in Dorset, Lucy Shuker enjoys the support of Dorset Tennis who are proud to provide her with assistance on her journey through the competitive tennis circuit. This collaborative effort reflects the local community’s dedication to nurturing talent and promoting sporting excellence.
As the season comes to a close, Lucy Shuker has her sights set on an even more significant goal. She is looking to build for qualification shortly for what would be her 5th Paralympic Games in Paris next year. Her dedication to representing her country on the global stage is a testament to her unwavering commitment to the sport and her desire to inspire others with her journey.
Lucy Shuker’s extraordinary accomplishments in the 2023 wheelchair tennis season have not only solidified her position as one of the sport’s leading figures but also inspired fans and aspiring athletes worldwide. Her dedication, talent, and resilience continue to be a source of pride for the sport’s community and a testament to what can be achieved with hard work and passion.