Jenny Wallwork

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Jenny Wallwork
Nathan R - Jenny Wallwork.jpg
Nathan Robertson and Jenny Wallwork at Axiata Cup
Personal information
Birth name Jenny Wallwork
Country  England
Born (1987-01-17) 17 January 1987 (age 30)
Bolton, England
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Handedness Right
Women's and Mixed doubles
Highest ranking 5 (12 September 2010[1])
Current ranking -

Jennifer "Jenny" Wallwork (born 17 January 1987 in Bolton) is an English badminton player who has achieved international success in both the women's events and the mixed doubles event, including a Commonwealth Silver medal in 2010.[2] She represented her country 42 times, being the highest ranking female player for 4 years.[3]

She won the mixed doubles Bulgarian International in 2004, the Scottish Open in 2005, and the Dutch Open in 2006.[4] She won the Swedish International mixed doubles in 2012.[5] She won the women's doubles at the Irish International in 2005.[4] Her mother, Jill played badminton for England, and her father, Brian is a coach for the sport.[4]

In 2011 Jenny won both the mixed and women's doubles at the English National Championships[6] but 2013 she quit professional badminton after saying she was undervalued and ignored by the governing body Badminton England.[3][7]

Record against selected opponents[edit]

Mixed Doubles results with Nathan Robertson against Super Series finalists, World Championships semifinalists, and Olympic quarterfinalists.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ bwf.tournamentsoftware.com Jenny Wallwork career overview
  2. ^ BBC News Commonwealth Games 2010: England lose badminton finals
  3. ^ a b Daily Telegraph 25 February 2013 Badminton England defends record after Jenny Wallwork becomes second player to quit performance programme
  4. ^ a b c Sportsister 14 October 2008
  5. ^ BBC Sport Badminton 22 January 2012 Nathan Robertson and Jenny Wallwork triumph in Sweden
  6. ^ BBC Sport 6 Feb 2011 Nathan Robertson & Jenny Wallwork retain English title
  7. ^ BBC Sport Badminton 25 February 2013 Jenny Wallwork retires after saying she was undervalued and ignored
  8. ^ www.tournamentsoftware.com Jenny Wallwork Current Ranking 7 February 2015

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