News Archive, Category: Tennis

Team Bath’s Marcus Daniell gets to hit with tennis great Roger Federer at Indian Wells Masters

16 March 2018

Team Bath Tennis player Marcus Daniell got to practice with the greatest of all time this week when he hit with Roger Federer at the Indian Wells Masters in California. Daniell earned his place at the tournament after reaching the men’s doubles quarter-finals at this year’s Australian Open and he repeated that achievement at Indian Wells with new partner Diego Schwartzman of Argentina. Their run was ended on Thursday by home favourites Mike and Bob...

Ed Nightingale Futures canoeing

Another chance to try out for Futures Athlete Development Programme as current stars shine on international stage

15 March 2018

Talented young sportspeople have another opportunity to try out for the Team Bath Futures Athlete Development Programme at a free screening day taking place next month. It is taking place at the University of Bath Sports Training Village from 8.45am to around 2pm on Saturday, April 7, and will test the physical fitness, speed and power of current and aspiring members of the talent development scheme. Athletes currently on the programme – which provides access to...

Anna Smith (right) with Fed Cup team-mates (from left) Johanna Konta, Katie Boulter, Heather Watson and captain Anne Keothavong, February 2018

Perfect week for Anna Smith and team-mates as GB make progress in Fed Cup

10 February 2018

Team Bath Tennis player Anna Smith helped Great Britain enjoy a perfect week of Fed Cup competition and secure their place in the World Group II play-off. Smith and team-mates Johanna Konta, Katie Boulter and Heather Watson, pictured with captain Anne Keothavong, won all of their rubbers as they swept through their Euro/Africa Zone Group I ties in Estonia to maintain their chances of returning to the elite level of the women’s team competition. Doubles...

“I’m pleased I did myself proud” – plenty of positives for Liam Broady on Davis Cup debut

04 February 2018

The result may not have gone his way or for Great Britain overall but Team Bath Tennis player Liam Broady will be able to reflect with great pride on his Davis Cup debut against Spain. Handed the tough task of playing in the opening singles rubber against world number 21 Albert Ramos Vinolas on his favourite clay surface, Broady produced an excellent, attacking performance to make his opponent battle for more than two-and-a-half hours for...

Davis Cup debutant Liam Broady to lead GB challenge in Spain as Team Bath Tennis players represent on world stage

01 February 2018

Team Bath Tennis ace Liam Broady will make his Davis Cup debut on Friday when he plays the opening rubber in Great Britain’s match against Spain. Broady will be first on the outdoor clay court at the Puente Romano Sports Complex in Marbella when he faces Albert Ramos Vinolas, the current world number 21 who reached the last 32 at the 2018 Australian Open. Fellow debutant Cameron Norrie will then take on Roberto Bautista Agut in...

Best-ever Australian Open campaign comes to a battling end for Team Bath’s Marcus Daniell after epic quarter-final

24 January 2018

Marcus Daniell’s best-ever Grand Slam run came to a battling end on Wednesday as the Team Bath Tennis player and men’s doubles partner Dominic Inglot narrowly missed out on an Australian Open semi-final place. Daniell and Inglot saved three match points on their way to winning a thrilling second-set tie-break 12-10 and taking their quarter-final against Austria’s Oliver Marach and Croatia’s Mate Pavic on the Margaret Court Arena the full distance. There was nothing to...

Team Bath Tennis player Liam Broady, January 2018

Liam Broady’s GB Davis Cup call continues great month for Team Bath Tennis players on international stage

23 January 2018

Team Bath Tennis player Liam Broady has been selected in the Great Britain Davis Cup team for next week’s first-round tie against Spain in Marbella. Broady – coached by Dave Sammel, Henry Jones and Ian MacDonald at the University of Bath Sports Training Village – is named alongside Australian Open semi-finalist Kyle Edmund, Cameron Norrie and doubles specialists Dominic Inglot and Jamie Murray. It continues a fantastic start to 2018 for Team Bath’s International High-Performance...

Marcus Daniell (left) and Dominic Inglot in third-round action at the 2018 Australian Open in Melbourne

First Grand Slam quarter-final for Marcus Daniell as Team Bath Tennis ace marches on at Australian Open

22 January 2018

Team Bath Tennis player Marcus Daniell is through to a Grand Slam quarter-final for the first time in his career after another impressive performance in the Australian Open men’s doubles in Melbourne. Daniell and British partner Dominic Inglot followed up Saturday’s 6-4 6-2 victory over the French pair of Benoit Paire and Hugo Nys by beating Chile’s Hans Podlipnik-Castillo and Andrei Vasilevski of Belarus 6-4 6-3 in Monday’s third-round match. That has put the duo through...

Marcus Daniell and Dominic Inglot turn up the heat to reach round two of Australian Open men’s doubles

18 January 2018

Team Bath Tennis player Marcus Daniell and new men’s doubles partner Dominic Inglot battled through intense heat to secure their place in the second round of the Australian Open on Thursday. Daniell, coached by Dave Sammel and Ian MacDonald, and Inglot won the opening set 6-4 but lost the second 6-2 to the Canadian/British pairing of Adil Shamasdin and Neal Skupski. They stepped it up in the third set, though, and broke early before fending...

Team Bath's Adam Jones (left) and Luke Johnson (second left) in action during the LTA British Tour tennis event in January 2018

World-ranked players head entry list for LTA British Tour event at Team Bath Tennis this week

16 January 2018

Ten players with a world ranking, including British number five Liam Broady, are competing in a LTA British Tour tennis event at the University of Bath Sports Training Village this week. Two days of qualification matches have whittled the 166 entrants – 87 men and 79 women – down to the final 32 in each competition, with the main draw getting under way on Wednesday morning. Broady, who has just returned from the Australian Open...

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