News Archive, Category: Tennis

Tom Corrie excited to take Regional Player Development Centre reins at Team Bath and guide next generation of tennis talent

26 June 2020

Tom Corrie, who helped Joe Salisbury develop into an Australian Open champion, has been appointed as the new Regional Player Development Centre (RPDC) Head Coach for Team Bath Tennis. He is no stranger to the Sports Training Village at the University of Bath having previously been the LTA Regional Pathway Coach for the South & South West of England. He will now oversee the RPDC at Team Bath, one of 11 high-quality coaching environments in...

Liam Broady to face Andy Murray in Battle of the Brits opener as Team Bath Tennis touring pro returns to tournament action

19 June 2020

Tennis player Liam Broady will become the first Team Bath-based sportsperson to return to competitive action since the lockdown when he lines up against Sir Andy Murray in the Schroders Battle of the Brits tournament next week. Taking place at the LTA’s National Tennis Centre from June 23-28, the exhibition men’s singles and doubles tournament will feature Britain’s eight top-ranked male players and will raise money for NHS Charities Together. Team Bath Tennis touring professional...

Return to training starts Wednesday

26 May 2020

Following the UK Government’s updated guidance on the phased return of sport and recreation, a small group of elite swimmers and coaches will become the first to resume their training at the University of Bath from Wednesday, May 27. Wednesday at 10am also sees the opening of the University outdoor tennis courts to students and academy players on site, following Lawn Tennis Association guidance on social distancing and using the following booking link : https://www.teambath.com/bookonline/ ‎ Staff...

The Big Sports Quiz – Questions and Answers

19 May 2020

We’d like to say a big thank you to all of you that have been following along and attempting our Big Sports Quiz questions. For all of you wanting to check your scores here is a complete list of the questions we have put out and their corresponding answers. Want to get competitive? Why not tweet us @TeamBath on twitter with your scores to let us know how you did? If you're passionate about your...

Thriving student programme and school partnerships help Team Bath Tennis secure LTA Education Excellence award for South West

20 April 2020

Team Bath Tennis has been shortlisted for a national award having been named this week by the Lawn Tennis Association as its South West regional winner for Education Excellence. All five regional winners go forward to the national judging panel with results expected soon. Team Bath Tennis, part of the University of Bath, operates alongside a number of local education partners, including Prior Park College and Ralph Allen School, and Director of Tennis Barry Scollo...

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CUSTOMER NOTICE: Team Bath Tennis community programme suspended

18 March 2020

Due to the ongoing coronavirus situation, Team Bath Tennis has suspended its community tennis programme from midday on Wednesday, March 18. We are sorry for the short notice but this is due to staff shortages following new government advice that anyone with a cold should self-isolate as a precaution. In addition, many of the students who are coaches and who help run the programme have left campus because their lectures are suspended. Our planned Easter...

Plenty of home cheer for Team Bath Tennis as Luke Johnson and Alicia Barnett claim LTA British Tour titles at Sports Training Village

10 February 2020

Luke Johnson and Alicia Barnett capped off a fine 2020 LTA British Tour event for Team Bath Tennis by claiming silverware on their home courts on Saturday. Three of the four finalists in the Grade 1 Premier competition train at the University of Bath, with number two seed Barnett coming through a three-set thriller against training partner Samantha Murray Sharan to claim the women’s title with a 2-6 6-3 6-4 success. Johnson didn’t drop a...

Come and watch for free as ‘highest quality field’ of world-ranked players compete in LTA British Tour event at Team Bath Tennis

04 February 2020

The LTA British Tour returns to the Team Bath Tennis indoor courts this week, with tournament director Chris Matthews saying the entry list is of the highest standard for the past decade.  A host of world-ranked players are competing for the £1,500 winners’ prize in the men’s and women’s Grade 1 Premier competition, where matches are played in a best of three sets format and entry is free for spectators. The top seeds in the...

Team Bath Tennis players bidding to secure place at Australian Open as qualifying for first Grand Slam of 2020 begins

11 January 2020

Team Bath Tennis players Samantha Murray Sharan and Liam Broady are both bidding to earn a place in the Australian Open main draw when they compete in qualifying this week. Murray Sharan, who is coached by Ian MacDonald, will take on China’s Yan Yuan in the first round – they go into the tournament ranked 218 and 228 in the world respectively. Broady, coached by David Sammel, has been drawn against Ilya Ivashka of Belarus...

VIDEO: Team Bath sportspeople step up countdown to Tokyo 2020 as a new Olympic and Paralympic year dawns

01 January 2020

2020 is here and with it the dawn of a new Olympic and Paralympic year for sportspeople based at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. Athletes across a host of sports - including judo, modern pentathlon, swimming, track and field, triathlon and wheelchair fencing - and nationalities are bidding to represent their countries at the Tokyo 2020 Games, which take place this summer. They are also looking to emulate the success of some of...

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