News Archive, Category: Tennis

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...

Young people under care of Bristol Children’s Hospital Make a Move! during fun day of sporting activities at University of Bath

08 September 2022

Young people under the care of Bristol Children’s Hospital got to try out a wide range of sports including skeleton, rowing, climbing and archery when the first-ever Make a Move! event took place at the Team Bath Sports Training Village on Saturday. Olympic Champion Amy Williams and Paralympic medallists Dimitri Coutya, Andy Lewis and Stephanie Millward were among the inspirational sports stars who helped the youngsters and their families get active during a fun-packed day....

Team Bath’s Alicia Barnett is new British number one women’s doubles player after winning first WTA 250 title with Olivia Nicholls in Canada

02 September 2022

Team Bath Tennis player Alicia Barnett is the new British number one in women’s doubles after she and partner Olivia Nicholls won their first WTA 250 title in Canada this week. Barnett, coached by Ian MacDonald at the Team Bath Sports Training Village, and Nicholls recovered from a set down to beat fellow Brit Harriet Dart and her partner Rosalie Van der Hoek 5-7 6-3 10-1 in the final of the Granby National Bank Championships....

Enjoy a new term of after-school and weekend sports activities at Team Bath this autumn – bookings open now for Tribe and Tennis

20 August 2022

An exciting new term of after-school and weekend youth sport activities is coming to Team Bath this autumn, with bookings now being taken for courses running from September through to Christmas 2022.  Athletics, badminton, football, judo, netball and trampolining are among the sporting sessions on offer from Team Bath Tribe for children aged from pre-school to Year 9, as well as weekly swim classes for parents and toddlers aged from four months. The energetic sessions...

Biggest title win moves Team Bath Tennis ace Alicia Barnett and doubles partner Olivia Nicholls into world’s top 90 for first time

07 August 2022

Team Bath Tennis ace Alicia Barnett and doubles partner Olivia Nicholls recorded the best win of their careers to date as they secured their first ITF title in Poland. A 6-1 7-6(3) win over top seeds Vivian Heisen and Katarzyna Kawa in Saturday’s final of the W100 Grodzisk Mazowiecki tournament moves the British duo into the WTA doubles top 90 for the first time, Barnett hitting a career-high ranking of 87. Having survived a three-set...

Young sportspeople invited to apply for 2022-23 Team Bath Futures Athlete Development programme – register by 15th August

05 August 2022

Young athletes looking to maximise their potential and progress in their sporting journey are being invited to apply for the 2022-23 Team Bath Futures Athlete Development programme. It is open to sportspeople aged between 10 and 18 who compete at county/regional level or above in their chosen sport or those who show great athletic potential. They can access bespoke coaching sessions at Team Bath’s world-class Sports Training Village facilities, designed to maximise gains and reduce the...

“Insane” Wimbledon debut comes to an end for Alicia Barnett as Team Bath Tennis star loses out in mixed doubles quarter-finals

05 July 2022

Alicia Barnett’s memorable Wimbledon debut campaign came to an end on Tuesday as the Team Bath Tennis ace and partner Jonny O’Mara were beaten in their mixed doubles quarter-final. The Australian pairing of Matthew Ebden and Samantha Stosur, who had beaten the number one seeds in the previous round, proved to be too strong as they recorded a 6-3 6-1 victory on Court 2. However, it was another tremendous experience for Barnett – coached by...

Alicia Barnett is a Wimbledon quarter-finalist as Team Bath Tennis ace and Jonny O’Mara enjoy memorable win over Jamie Murray and Venus Williams

03 July 2022

Alicia Barnett is through to the Wimbledon mixed doubles quarter-finals after the Team Bath Tennis ace and partner Jonny O’Mara beat Jamie Murray and Venus Williams in a three-set rollercoaster on Sunday. A wonderfully entertaining encounter on Court 2 saw Barnett and O’Mara, who had beaten 2021 US Open finalists Marcelo Arevalo and Giuliana Olmos 6-2 3-6 7-5 in the first round, save five match points during a dramatic final-set tie-break before sealing a memorable...

Alicia Barnett and Olivia Nicholls go down fighting as Wimbledon women’s doubles campaign ends after epic three-hour battle

01 July 2022

Team Bath Tennis ace Alicia Barnett and partner Olivia Nicholls produced a tremendous performance in the second round at Wimbledon before their women’s doubles campaign came to a battling end in an epic encounter. The duo, in their first-ever Grand Slam competition, won the first set against Nadiia Kichenok (Ukraine) and Raluca Olaru (Romania) but it was the Number 15 seeds who eventually progressed 3-6 6-4 7-6(10-5) after more than three hours on Court 8....

Wonderful winning Wimbledon debut for Team Bath Tennis player Alicia Barnett and partner Olivia Nicholls

29 June 2022

Team Bath Tennis player Alicia Barnett and partner Olivia Nicholls enjoyed a winning Wimbledon debut on Wednesday as they progressed to the second round of the women’s doubles in fine style. Barnett, coached by Ian MacDonald at the Team Bath Sports Training Village, and Nicholls produced a brilliant performance on Court 6 as they beat the vastly-experienced duo of Kaia Kanepi and Renata Voracova 6-1 4-6 6-2. Rain delayed the start of the match for...

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