Jordanne Whiley MBE

Name:   Jordanne Whiley MBE

Born:     11 June 1992, Halesowen, West Midlands

Sport:    Wheelchair Tennis

Lives:    Ickenham, Middlesex

Trains:   Marlow, Bucks

Coach:  Stuart Wilkinson

Achievements                 
2016 Rio Paralympic Games Bronze Women's Doubles

2016 Doubles Champion - French Open, Wimbledon
2015 US Open Singles Champion
2015 British Open Singles Champion
2015 Wimbledon Doubles Champion
2015 Belgium Open Doubles Champion
2015 Japan Open Doubles Champion
2015 USN Bolton Arena Singles & Doubles Champion
2015 Doubles Champion - Australian Open
2014 Doubles Champion - Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and US Open - the first British athlete to win all 4 Grand Slams in one year (including able bodied)
2014 Aegon Player of the Year
Shortlisted for Sky Sports Sportswoman of the Year Awards 2014
Bronze Medal - London 2012 Paralympic Games, becoming the first woman to medal in wheelchair tennis at a Paralympic games
Qualified for 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games at 16 years old
2013 & 2014 Doubles World Champion
2012, 2013 & 2014 Black Country Disabled Sports Person of the Year
Three times British National Champion
Youngest ever winner of British National Championships at 14 years old
Three times World Junior Champion
Current GB #1 having beaten every top 10 player in the world
​2007 BBC Young Disabled Sports Person award​

Jordanne is one of Britains’ most successful tennis players of all time, having won 9 Grand Slam titles so far in her career. She is the only British tennis player to complete the tennis Grand Slam. Aged 14 she became Britain's youngest ever national women's singles champion in wheelchair tennis. Jordanne has Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI), more commonly known as brittle bone disease and has broken her legs 26 times.

Jordanne competed for Great Britain at the 2008 Beijing Paralympics aged just 16, and at the 2012 Summer Paralympics she won a Bronze with Lucy Shuker in women's doubles.  Along with her doubles partner, Yui Kamiji of Japan, Jordanne achieved a calendar Grand Slam in 2014 by winning the wheelchair doubles at the Australian Open, the French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open.  In 2015 Jordanne and Yui won the Australian Open and Wimbledon doubles titles and Jordanne achieved her first singles Grand Slam title, the US Open.  In 2016 Jordanne and Yui won the French Open and their third successive Wimbledon doubles title.  Jordanne was unable to achieve her dream of medalling in the Rio Paralympics singles tournament due to injury, however she still managed to win a Bronze in the doubles, again with Lucy Shuker.Aside from her tennis experiences, Jordanne can talk about growing up with brittle bone disease and being bullied at school. Over recent years she has made many TV and radio appearances and often appears in the national media. Jordanne is an entertaining and inspirational speaker.


Jordanne is the Patron of the Brittle Bone Society.


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