Lauren Jones

Wheelchair Tennis

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Lauren is a professional wheelchair tennis player. She represents Great Britain in wheelchair tennis and is currently training to qualify for Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

Lauren became a full-time wheelchair user in 2009 after an accident left her paralysed from a broken back. Despite her injury, Lauren remained positive and driven. While in rehabilitation, Lauren attended a Paralympic trial day where she was selected by Great Britain talent scouts for numerous sports including tennis. Once she was discharged from hospital, Lauren began training as a tennis player. After competing for 2 years, Lauren was ranked number 1 in the world for Junior Girls Division as well as named the Junior World Champion alongside her teammate in 2013.

Following a successful Junior career, Lauren went on to compete in the Women’s Open Division where she achieved a career high ranking of number 24 in the world. Lauren is also a three-time British National Champion. She has also won 27 international titles and 10 national awards.

Lauren has recently been recognised as one of Britain’s top 100 most influential people with a disability on the Shaw Trust Disability Power List 2018. She is an inspiration to others through her optimism and competitive drive to become the best of the best.

Hair
Brown
Eyes
Green
Height
5'7" / 170 cm
Bust
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Waist
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Hips
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Dress
UK
Shoes
UK 4 / EUR