Jenny’s first WSA
World Tour title win came at the Atlanta Masters in 2003, but previously
enjoyed successful junior campaigns, winning the European Junior title in 2001
and the British Junior U12, U14, U16 and U17 titles.
position has always been hindered by the unerring success of world No1 Nicol
David, but since first breaking into the top 5 in 2008, Jenny has been
consistently getting the results that have ensured her steadfast ranking
She first broke into the top 10 in 2005
after promising upsets against higher ranked players including Natalie Granger
and Vicky Botwright. Since then, victories in the Sharm El Sheikh Open in
2008, the Soho Square Championship, US Open and Qatar Classic in 2009, and the
WISPA Masters and Carol Waymuller Open in 2010 have contributed to Jenny’s nine
WSA World Tour titles and proves her to be a potent force at the top of the
She endured a mixed
2011, playing in five WSA World Tour finals but unable to convert any into a
win. One such final was the World Open
in Rotterdam, where she succumbed to defeat at the hand of reigning champion Nicol
In August 2012,
Jenny’s three-year stint as world No.2 came to an end as she was leap-frogged
by young Egyptian Raneem El Weleily. Despite a disappointing 2012, in which she
failed to progress past the quarter-finals of any event, she did reach the
semi-final of the World Championships at the end of the year to kick start her
confidence and her ranking heading into 2013.
Jenny started 2013 by
reaching the semi final at the World Series Finals in London. This was followed
by a first round exit at the Cleveland Classic to Nicol David. Two quarter
final finishes at the CIMB KL Open and Allam British Open as well as reaching
the semi final at the Texas Open. Jenny reached the quarter final in Carol
Weymuller, China Open and Hong Kong Open to finish 2013.
2014 has been tough so
far for Jenny with first round exits at the Tournament of Champions and
Cleveland Classic. Recent injuries caused her withdrawal from the Windy City
Open and Texas Open. She came back at the British Open but was thwarted in round one by compatriot Sarah Kippax.