News Archive, Category: Tennis

Doubles delight for Ben Jones and Alicia Barnett continues this year’s terrific title-winning form of senior Team Bath Tennis players

21 November 2021

Alicia Barnett and University of Bath graduate Ben Jones both enjoyed more doubles success on the international circuit over the weekend, taking the number of senior titles won by Team Bath Tennis players this year to 19. It was a second win in Egypt’s Sharm El Sheikh in a week for Jones and partner Daniel Little, who completed an ITF World Tour double with an impressive 6-3 6-2 victory over Neil Oberleitner and Volodymyr Uzhylovskyi....

First ITF singles title for Luke Johnson as Team Bath Tennis players win trophies in three countries while world’s best U12s compete at STV

07 November 2021

It has been a trophy-winning weekend both for Team Bath Tennis players on the national and international circuits, and for two of the world’s top juniors in a global tournament staged at the University of Bath. Luke Johnson, who is coached by Ian MacDonald, won his first-ever ITF World Tour men’s singles title as he fought back from a set down to beat Cannon Kingsley of the United States 3-6 6-4 7-6(6) in the final...

Rising stars from around the world at Team Bath Tennis this week for first-ever Junior International Bath tournament

01 November 2021

Eighty of the world’s top young tennis players are competing at the University of Bath this week in Tennis Europe’s first U12s international tournament for almost 18 months. The Junior International Bath, the first Tennis Europe event hosted by Team Bath Tennis, is taking place on the indoor courts at the Sports Training Village until Sunday 7th November. As well as a host of Great Britain’s rising stars, including Team Bath duo Eric Lorimer and...

Team Bath Tennis player Giles Hussey follows up UK Pro-League win by securing first professional title at ITF tour event in Cancun

18 October 2021

Team Bath Tennis player Giles Hussey claimed the first professional title of his career with a series of impressive performances at the ITF World Tennis Tour event in Cancun, Mexico. After battling his way to a 7-5 3-6 7-6(3) victory over number five side Jorge Brian Panta of Peru in the first round, Hussey recorded straight-sets wins against Colombia’s Mateo Gomez (6-3 6-3) and Alejandro Mendoza of Bolivia (6-3 6-1) to reach the last four....

Giles Hussey and Sonay Kartal take the honours after exciting week of UK Pro League tennis at Team Bath Sports Training Village

19 September 2021

Team Bath Tennis player Giles Hussey enjoyed home success and there was a third consecutive victory for Sonay Kartal when the University of Bath hosted Round 7 of the 2021 UK Pro League tennis tournament. An exciting week of televised competition on the indoor courts at the Team Bath Sports Training Village ended with Hussey beating Round 6 winner Billy Harris 6-3 6-4 in the men’s final. [caption id="attachment_66032" align="alignright" width="292"] Giles Hussey in action...

Ben Jones in action at Uk Pro League

Jones through to semis on UK Pro League debut

16 September 2021

University of Bath alumnus Ben Jones won through to the semi-finals of the televised UK Pro League tennis tournament taking place this week at the Team Bath Sports Training Village but has since had to withdraw. Previously, undefeated Jones, who is making his debut in the series, came through from the groups after a tough three-set win over David Quayle on Wednesday.  He was the first man to progress this far. "It’s a fantastic event”,...

UK Pro League coming to Sports Training Village as Team Bath Tennis hosts latest stage of exciting competition won by Emma Raducanu

10 September 2021

The UK Pro League, the televised national tennis competition that helped US Open finalist Emma Raducanu develop her career last year, is coming to the Team Bath Sports Training Village from September 13-19. Team Bath Tennis will host Round 7 of the 2021 competition, which will be broadcast live and sees some of the UK’s aspiring professional players compete in a round-robin format and play-offs to secure League Ranking Points as they endeavour to qualify for...

Team Bath Tribe and Team Bath Tennis serving up plenty of sporting fun for children during Autumn term as courses return

05 September 2021

After-school and weekend sporting activities for children are resuming at the Team Bath Sports Training Village for the Autumn 2021 term, with both Team Bath Tribe and Team Bath Tennis serving up plenty of fun. Places are still available on football, judo and netball Tribe courses for the autumn term – visit for details. Team Bath Tennis also run weekly courses for children aged three and over, tailored for age and ability – find...

Talented Team Bath Tennis players serve up Premier 18 & Under Girls’ title at LTA National League 2021 finals

02 August 2021

A group of talented young players from Team Bath Tennis are celebrating after winning the Premier 18 & Under Girls’ title in the LTA’s 2021 National League. After coming through the regional group stages, the Bath team – coached by Craig Procter – won both of their matches during the Premier Finals weekend at the National Tennis Centre, beating Dukes Meadow 10-2 and Cultiv8 Tennis 8-2 to secure the national title. The victorious squad was...

2G9WCPH Austria's Michaela Polleres and Ireland's Megan Fletcher during the judo elimination round of 32 at Nippon Budokan on the fifth day of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Japan. Picture date: Wednesday July 28, 2021.

Tokyo 2020: Team Bath judoka past and present compete in Nippon Budokan while rowers enjoy morning of mixed fortunes

28 July 2021

Team Bath Judo’s Megan Fletcher achieved her dream of competing on the Olympic stage when she and University of Bath graduate Gemma Howell contested the women’s -70kg category in the Nippon Budokan at Tokyo 2020 on Wednesday. Team Ireland's Fletcher (pictured) was edged out by Waza-Ari in the dying seconds of her tight-fought opening contest against world number eight Michaela Polleres of Austria, while Sports & Exercise Science graduate Howell’s bout against 2017 World silver-medallist...

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