News Archive, Category: Tennis

Experience life as a Team Bath Futures athlete by coming along to free talent development taster day during February half-term

25 January 2023

Young athletes looking to progress in their sporting journey are being invited to attend a free Team Bath Futures Athlete Development programme taster day during the February 2023 half-term. Taking place at the Team Bath Sports Training Village (STV) from 9-11am on Thursday 16th February, the session is open to all aged between 10 and 18 who compete in sport or show great athletic potential. Futures athletes access bespoke weekly coaching sessions in Team Bath’s...

Disappointment but plenty of positives to take from battling first-round exit for Team Bath Tennis star Alicia Barnett at Australian Open

20 January 2023

Team Bath Tennis ace Alicia Barnett and partner Olivia Nicholls put in a battling performance on their Australian Open debuts before being edged out in the first round by Czechia’s Markéta Vondroušová and Miriam Kolodziejová. In an absorbing women's doubles contest that lasted more than two hours on Court 17, the Brits – in only their third Grand Slam – took the first set 6-3 and bounced back from an early break in the second...

Team Bath Tennis ace Alicia Barnett ready to mix with world’s best again as she makes Australian Open debut

17 January 2023

Team Bath Tennis player Alicia Barnett will appear at her third Grand Slam in six months when she makes her Australian Open debut this week. The British number one women’s doubles player, coached by Ian MacDonald at the University of Bath, and partner Olivia Nicholls will take on Czechia’s Markéta Vondroušová and Miriam Kolodziejová in the first round, with the match scheduled for Thursday (19th). Vondroušová made headlines in 2019 when she reached the French...

More than 100 international medals won and new elite training centres opened during a stunning sporting 2022 at University of Bath

26 December 2022

World, European and Commonwealth champions were crowned, more than 100 international medals were won and new elite training centres were opened during another unforgettable year of sport at the University of Bath. The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games saw 37 sportspeople who train, study or studied at the University of Bath – named as the University of the Year in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023 – compete across nine different sports...

Team Bath Tennis trio help GB win fifth successive medal at Master’U BNP Paribas world student team tournament

11 December 2022

Ben Jones, Giles Hussey and Holly Hutchinson continued a proud tradition of Team Bath Tennis players helping Great Britain enjoy medal success at the world’s biggest student tennis team tournament. The trio were part of a six-strong GB squad that finished runners-up to the United States at the Master’U BNP Paribas tournament in Honfleur, France – the first time it had been contested since University of Bath graduate Jones helped Britain also win silver at...

Debut to remember as Team Bath Tennis ace Alicia Barnett helps Great Britain reach first Billie Jean King Cup semi-finals since 1981

13 November 2022

Team Bath Tennis ace Alicia Barnett says helping Great Britain reach their first Billie Jean King Cup semi-final in more than 40 years was an “incredible experience”. Barnett, coached by Ian MacDonald at the University of Bath, and doubles partner Olivia Nicholls were instrumental as GB progressed through the group stages, winning both of their matches in straight sets to the delight of 4,000-strong crowds at Glasgow's Emirates Arena. The GB debutants then went mighty...

Dream come true as Team Bath Tennis star Alicia Barnett is called into Great Britain team for Billie Jean King Cup Finals in Glasgow

02 November 2022

Alicia Barnett’s "incredible" 2022 has continued after the Team Bath Tennis ace was today added to the Great Britain team for the Billie Jean King Cup Finals, taking place at Glasgow Emirates Arena from 8-13 November. It will be a first appearance in the world’s largest annual women's international team sports competition – formerly known as the Fed Cup – for Barnett, who has risen to become the British number one women’s doubles player after...

Rising tennis stars from around the world competing at University of Bath this week as Tennis Europe Junior International Bath returns

31 October 2022

Talented young tennis players from 21 countries around the world are in action at the University of Bath this week as Team Bath hosts the Tennis Europe Junior International Bath for a second successive year. The 87 players competing in the U12s tournament, running until Saturday 5th November, come from as far afield as Ecuador, South Africa, Uzbekistan, Japan, the United States and Ukraine. There are also three Team Bath Tennis players in the main...

Experience life as a Team Bath Futures athlete by coming along to free talent development taster day during October half-term

07 October 2022

Young athletes looking to progress in their sporting journey are being invited to attend a free Team Bath Futures Athlete Development taster day during October half-term. The event, taking place on Wednesday 26th October, is open to all sportspeople and athletes aged between 10 and 18 who compete in sport or show great athletic potential. Team Bath Futures athletes have access to bespoke coaching sessions at Team Bath’s world-class Sports Training Village facilities, designed to...

Get access to swimming, tennis, athletics and much more by activating your FREE Student Sports Pass

23 September 2022

The student-exclusive Sports Pass is part of the sports experience for all University of Bath students. It allows access to a host of facilities at the Team Bath Sports Training Village including our London 2012 Legacy Swimming Pool; tennis, squash and badminton courts; athletics track; astro pitches; and indoor sports hall. Holding a Sports Pass also gives holders access to dedicated student participation times, priority booking opportunities and coaching/guidance from the knowledgable coaches on campus. Activating your sports pass...

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