News Archive, Category: Tennis

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

Liam Broady all set for Olympic debut as he joins former Team Bath Tennis ace Marcus Daniell on Tokyo 2020 stage

18 July 2021

Liam Broady will make his Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020 next week after being added to the Team GB tennis squad. Broady, who is coached by Team Bath Tennis coach David Sammel, was offered a place in the men's singles draw by the International Tennis Federation due to his world ranking. Team GB Tennis Team Leader Iain Bates said: “This is brilliant news for Liam and I am delighted he is able to take up...

Liam Broady celebrates his first round win at Wimbledon 2021

Liam Broady through to second round at Wimbledon in style as Team Bath Tennis ace Samantha Murray-Sharan returns to famous courts

29 June 2021

Liam Broady produced a brilliant performance on the opening day of Wimbledon 2021 to reach the second round of the men’s singles for the first time in six years. The touring professional, coached by Team Bath Tennis’s Dave Sammel, continued his fine form this year with a 6-3 6-4 6-0 victory over Italy’s Marco Cecchinato on No 3 Court. Broady saved a break point in the opening game before taking one at 4-3 and went...

Three Team Bath Tennis players in action as 2021 Wimbledon championships get under way at SW19

28 June 2021

Wimbledon is back for the first time since 2019 and there is Team Bath Tennis interest on the opening two days of the 2021 championships, with Liam Broady and Samantha Murray-Sharan scheduled to play their First Round matches. Touring professional Broady, coached by Dave Sammel, is due to face Italy’s Marco Cecchinato in the third match on No 3 Court on Monday, weather permitting. Cecchinato has not won a match on his three previous visits...

Team Bath Tennis aces to compete at SW19 again this summer after being named among wild cards for Wimbledon 2021

16 June 2021

Team Bath Tennis duo Liam Broady and Samantha Murray Sharan will be taking to the famous grass courts at Wimbledon again this summer after being named among the initial wild cards for the 2021 tournament. Touring professional Broady, who is coached by David Sammel, will be making his fourth appearance in the men’s singles draw at SW19 having made the second round in 2015. He also faced Andy Murray and Milos Raonic in 2016 and...

Liam Broady promises “full focus, full commitment” as Team Bath Tennis star bids to reach Roland Garros main draw for second year

23 May 2021

Team Bath Tennis player Liam Broady will bid to reach Roland Garros for a second successive year when he competes in the French Open qualifying draw this week. Broady, who is coached by Dave Sammel, will take on Chinese Taipei player Jason Jung in the first round of the qualifiers on Monday and is looking for three wins in total to emulate his feat of 2020 and secure his place in the main draw. “The...

Gym, swim and more indoor sports return as Sports Training Village and Founders Hall reopen doors to customers

12 April 2021

Gym, swim and indoor sports have returned to the Team Bath Sports Training Village and Founders Hall from Monday, April 12th as the second phase of our reopening programme got under way. Customers can now book for individual workouts in the Team Bath Gym & Fitness Centre, a swim in the London 2012 Legacy Pool or a game of racket sports. University of Bath students can also book the netball and volleyball courts for a...

Sports camps are back this Easter! Book now for holiday fun with Team Bath Netball and Team Bath Tennis

30 March 2021

Netball and tennis camps are returning to the Team Bath Sports Training Village during the Easter 2021 school holidays!  Team Bath Netball are providing fitness and skills sessions for children aged nine and over, as well as adults who want to work on their game with the Blue & Gold's Superleague stars. Sessions cost £15 and will be taking place outdoors in the week commencing April 5th before moving into the Team Bath Arena from...

Alicia Barnett claims Egyptian crown as Team Bath Tennis player wins ITF Sharm-El-Sheikh women’s doubles title with Yuriko Miyazaki

27 March 2021

Team Bath Tennis ace Alicia Barnett continued her fine form during 2021 by claiming the women’s doubles title at the ITF Sharm-El-Sheikh tournament in Egypt. Barnett, who is coached by Ian MacDonald, and partner Yuriko Miyazaki didn’t drop a set all week as they underlined their status as top seeds in the draw. After starting their week with a 6-0 6-2 victory over Anna Borovinskaya and Laure Line Glaude, Barnett and Miyazaki overcame Lee Ya-Hsuan...

Semi-final run for Team Bath Tennis player Alicia Barnett

10 March 2021

Team Bath’s Alicia Barnett was in great form at the weekend’s inaugural UK Pro League tennis series event, reaching the semis in an event won by Surrey’s Emily Appleton. Barnett won all five of her opening group games to set up the semi-final which turned into a three-set thriller against Beth Grey. Grey took the first but Barnett bounced back to win the second before Grey just got the upper hand in the final-set where...

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...

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