30 May 2020

Wheelchair Tennis: Jordanne Whiley wins Wimbledon Doubles Title

July 7, 2014
jordanne whiley

Britain had a Wimbledon winner to celebrate this weekend with Jordanne Whiley being crowned wheelchair doubles champion alongside her partner Yui Kamiji of Japan.

jordanne whiley

Whiley and Kamiji defeated Dutch pair Jiske Griffioen and Aniek van Koot 2-6 6-2 7-5.

They avenged their defeat from the 2013 final and now have the chance to complete the career Grand Slam at the US Open, having already won at the Australian and French Open this year.

Whiley said of her success: “I have literally dreamt of winning Wimbledon since I was a little girl and it does feel like my dreams have come true.

“I really wasn’t sure which way it was going to go but I think when Aniek’s serve started to go in the third we felt we had to take advantage.

“To be a three-time grand slam champion with Yui is just an amazing feeling. We love playing together and can’t wait to play at the US Open now to see if we can lift them all!”

Beth Shine Sportsister,
The Women’s Sport Magazine

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Select a sport

Find out how to get started, training plans and expert advice.