In line with the company's ethos, Wimbledon Debenture Holders is donating a proportion of each transaction for reinvestment into the Tennis Community.
Lucy Shuker is a Paralympic Wheelchair Tennis player who made history at the London 2012 Paralympic Games alongside Jordanne Whiley winning Great Britain’s first ever women’s wheelchair tennis medal.
Currently ranked World No. #7, Lucy started playing wheelchair tennis in 2001 following a motorbike accident which left her paralysed from the chest down. She has gone on to represent Great Britain at both the Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Paralympics and was the first Brit to contest the wheelchair tennis events at all four Grand Slams when she played in New York in 2013.
Her other notable achievements include winning the Vitalise Women of Achievement Award in 2011, British Disability Player of the Year 2012 and the ITF Wheelchair Tennis Player Choice Award in 2007 which was voted for by all the players on the world wheelchair tennis tour.
Following her appearance at the Australian Open, Lucy now has a fantastic opportunity to achieve a Gold Medal in Rio alongside her doubles partner Jordanne Whiley. Wimbledon Debentures are delighted to be supporting her on her Road to Rio. For all the latest news check out LucyShuker.com.
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Tennis for Free works in partnership with local authorities, schools and tennis clubs throughout the UK, providing free access to community tennis courts, free coach led group tennis sessions and free usage of equipment enabling those especially from less privileged backgrounds the opportunity to take up tennis in their local park.
A proportion of each transaction on the website during the 2015 season was donated to the charity.
Patrick Hollwey, Trustee at Tennis for Free, added: "We strive to address the barriers for participation in tennis and to bring the benefits of playing the sport to as many young people and families as possible. We are incredibly grateful for the fantastic support from Wimbledon Debenture Holders and the money raised will go a long way in helping us establish new tennis communities in parks across the country."