Result: Bronze for Great Britain in women's wheelchair doubles

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Great Britain stage a remarkable fightback to take the bronze medal in the women's doubles.

Great Britain have won bronze in the women's doubles tennis after victory over Thailand.

Great Britain got off to a great start, Jordanne Whiley comfortably taking her first service game before the pair broke the Thai duo at the first time of asking.

However, Thailand broke straight back on Lucy Shuker's serve. The Brits then managed to break again for 5-3, but another poor service game let Thailand back. It went to a tie-break, which Thailand eventually took 10-8.

The second set started terribly for Britain as Thailand raced into a 3-0 lead. Remarkably, the Brits took the next five games to lead 5-3 but again Thailand got an important break and it was a second breaker. This time, Shuker and Whiley held on to take it 7-2 and send the match into a decider.

There was nothing in the teams in the third set until GB managed a break to lead 5-3 and just needed to hold serve to take the win. Shuker finished in fantastic style with an ace to take bronze.

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