Lucy Shuker teamed up again with Aniek van Koot and the pair were to top seeds at the event. As a result, they received a bye in the first round. Their quarter-final opponents were Angela Grosswiler & Wendi Schutte. The seeds dominated the match from the outset. Shuker & van Koot only lost three games as they eased through in straight sets 6-2, 6-1.
The semi-final pitched Shuker & van Koot against third seeds Katharina Kruger & Britta Wend. The Germans stayed with the top seeds in the first set, and it looked to be heading to a tiebreak. However, the top seeds managed to break serve right at the end of the set to move ahead. The second set was dominated by Shuker & van Koot and they moved into the final in straight sets 7-5, 6-2.
In the final the Brit/Dutch pair were against the second seeds Pauline Deroulede & Emanuelle Morch. The French pair tried to stay with Shuker & van Koot in the first set, and did trouble the Brit/Dutch pair at the start. However, Shuker & van Koot soon broke serve and moved ahead. The second set was dominated by the top seeds. Shuker & van Koot lifted the title in straight sets 6-3, 6-2. Shuker has now won five doubles titles with van Koot, and this was her third in Sardinia.
Wheelchair Tennis Round Up
Lucy Shuker was defeated by Angelica Bernal in the semi-final 7-5, 7-5.
Dahnon Ward was defeated by Frederic Cattaneo in the first round 7-6(1), 6-1.
Ben Bartram was defeated by Gordon Reid in the quarter-final 6-1, 6-1.
Gordon Reid was defeated by Martin De la Puente in the semi-final 3-6, 6-3, 6-3.
Dahnon Ward with Adam Berdichevsky were defeated by Gordon Reid & Martin De la Puente in the first round 6-1, 6-2.
Ben Bartram with Daisuke Arai were defeated by Joachim Gerard & Maikel Scheffers in the first round 0-0 (RET).
Gordon Reid with Martin De la Puente were defeated by Frederic Cattaneo & Stephane Houdet in the semi-final 5-7, 6-4, 6-4.
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