News Archive, Category: Tennis

History-making Bath Rugby player among high-performing student-athletes to join University of Bath Sporting Scholarships ranks

08 December 2020

Bath Rugby and Team Bath Netball players, aspiring Olympians and international medallists are among 16 high-performing University of Bath student-athletes selected to receive scholarship support on both their sporting and academic journeys. The new intake of sporting scholars for 2020-21, who compete across nine different sports and study across 11 diverse courses, each receive a cash award that runs over the period of their course and helps them meet the demands of training, competing and...

Team Bath Tennis players and coaches enjoy inspirational Q&A session with Australian Open men’s doubles champ Joe Salisbury

30 November 2020

Australian Open men’s doubles champion Joe Salisbury provided an insight into his career and some inspirational advice during an online Q&A session with Team Bath Tennis players, parents and coaches. Salisbury – whose success alongside Rajeev Ram in Melbourne in January made him only the fourth Brit during the Open era to win a men’s doubles Grand Slam title – looked back on his experiences as a junior, at US college and now on the...

CUSTOMER UPDATE: Sports Training Village operations and membership info following updated national Coronavirus guidelines

02 November 2020

Following the Government’s updated Coronavirus guidelines, the Team Bath Sports Training Village is closed to the public (including community sports clubs) but it is our intention to reopen at 6am on Thursday, December 3, subject to prevailing regulations. Staying active We have moved some of the fitness classes that we had planned at the STV on Thursday, Friday and Saturday (5-7 November) online and they will be streamed via Zoom. For more information about how to...

Dominant displays secure fourth LTA British Tour title in a year for talented Team Bath Tennis player Grace Piper

21 October 2020

Team Bath Tennis ace Grace Piper claimed her fourth LTA British Tour title in the space of 12 months with a dominant performance in the women’s singles at Taunton Tennis Club. Piper, a pupil at Ralph Allen School in Bath, dropped just 12 games across four matches as she lived up to her number-one seeding in the draw, securing the trophy with a 6-2 6-1 victory over second seed Katherine Barnes. The latest title comes...

Great opportunity for primary school children to get active and have fun this autumn with Team Bath Tennis £10 coaching offer

09 October 2020

Primary school children in Bath & North East Somerset are being offered the chance to enjoy one month of coaching with Team Bath Tennis during October or November for just £10.  Each child will receive one hour of coaching each week during the month on the indoor courts at the Team Bath Sports Training Village. It is a great opportunity for youngsters to get active, learn new skills and, most importantly, have fun - all...

Liam Broady disappointed by French Open first-round exit but pleased with “bigger picture” after qualifying for Roland Garros debut

29 September 2020

Team Bath Tennis touring professional Liam Broady admitted his four-set French Open first-round exit to Czech Jiri Vesely was “disappointing” but said there were plenty of positives overall to take away from his performances at Roland Garros over the past two weeks. Broady, who is coached by Team Bath Tennis Performance Consultant Dave Sammel, made his first appearance in the main draw of a Grand Slam outside of Wimbledon when he lined up against Vesely...

Broady seen here practising on the courts at the University of Bath

Liam Broady doesn’t mind keeping his feet on clay as he bags French Open main draw spot

24 September 2020

Liam Broady, one of several touring pros based at the Team Bath Sports Training Village, has bagged a spot in the main draw of the men’s singles at the French Open – his first appearance at this Grand Slam, played on clay in the country’s capital city. He overturned the ranking form book to beat Australia’s Marc Polmans  in his final qualifying match by 7-6 (7-5), 6-4. After the match the clearly delighted world no....

Broady comes through two tie-breaks to reach third round in Paris

23 September 2020

Team Bath’s Liam Broady is through to the third round of qualifying at the French Open after a titanic match with Dutch right-hander Botic van de Zandschulp. Broady came through in two tie-break sets but the left-hander, whose training base is at the University of Bath, had to save set points in the second before closing out the match 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (10-8) on the famous Roland Garros clay. Broady, coached at Bath by Dave...

French Open qualification is the goal as Team Bath Tennis touring pros Liam Broady and Samantha Murray Sharan head to Roland-Garros

21 September 2020

Team Bath Tennis touring professionals Liam Broady and Samantha Murray Sharan will be bidding to compete in the last Grand Slam of the year when they take part in French Open qualifying this week. The duo will be supported by their respective coaches, Dave Sammel and Ian MacDonald, when they take to the famous clay courts at Roland-Garros in Paris for the qualifying competition, which gets under way today (Monday). They will be looking to...

Talented young Team Bath Tennis duo serve up trophy triumphs at 2020 Fred Perry Championship

13 September 2020

Junior Team Bath Tennis duo Izzie Britton and Luke Hooper were both victorious when they competed in the national finals of the 2020 Fred Perry Championship over the weekend. Their prize – for victory in the U12 Girls and U14 Boys events respectively – was a year’s clothing supply from Fred Perry and a tennis grant to help them continue to train, compete and develop over the next 12 months. The youth tennis tournament, now...

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