News Archive, Category: Tennis

Ben Jones and Louis Newman won bronze at the BUCS Doubles Tennis Championship in March 2019

Students Ben Jones and Louis Newman double up to win bronze medal at national BUCS tennis tournament

26 March 2019

University of Bath students Ben Jones and Louis Newman teamed up to bring home bronze from the BUCS [British Universities & Colleges Sport] Tennis Doubles Championships in Nottingham. Chemistry student Jones, who is supported by a Buchan Jones Sports Scholarship, and Team Bath Dual Career athlete Newman, a first-year Economics student, missed out on a place in the final by the narrowest of margins after going down 4-6 6-2 11-9 to Nottingham’s Jamie Praditngam and...

BATH, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 09: The Great Britain side pose with a Union Jack after winning during Day Four of the Fed Cup Europe and Africa Zone Group I at the University of Bath on February 09, 2019 in Bath, England. (Photo by Harry Trump/Getty Images for LTA)

Epic home win for Great Britain provides perfect finish to fantastic Fed Cup tennis tournament at University of Bath

10 February 2019

Great Britain provided the perfect finish to an outstanding week of Fed Cup tennis at the University of Bath Sports Training Village as they beat Serbia to secure their place in April's World Group II promotion play-offs. Katie Boulter got the host nation off to a great start, beating Ivana Jorovic 6-4 6-3, before Johanna Konta battled through the pain barrier to overcome Aleksandra Krunic 7-6 (7-1) 3-6 6-2 in another epic encounter that had...

Great Britain battle past Hungary to reach Saturday’s Fed Cup promotion play-off at University of Bath

09 February 2019

Great Britain will play Serbia for a place in the World Group II stages when an outstanding week of international Fed Cup tennis concludes at the University of Bath Sports Training Village today. The host nation secured their place in the promotion play-off, which is scheduled for 4.30pm, by overcoming Hungary on a dramatic Friday evening on Centre Court to secure top spot in Pool A. Both Katie Boulter and Johanna Konta were taken to...

BATH, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 07: Johanna Konta of Great Britain celebrates victory during Day Two of the Fed Cup Europe and Africa Zone One Group I at University of Bath on February 07, 2019 in Bath, England. (Photo by Harry Trump/Getty Images for LTA)

Great Britain battle past Greece to set up pool decider on epic night of Fed Cup tennis at University of Bath

08 February 2019

An epic evening of Fed Cup tennis at the University of Bath Sports Training Village on Thursday saw Great Britain battle past Greece to stay in contention for promotion to the World Group II stages. Roared on by another capacity crowd on Centre Court, Katie Boulter recovered from losing the second set and conceding an early break in the third to beat Valentini Grammatikopoulou 6-3 4-6 6-3 in the opening rubber. The second rubbed also...

Fed Cup tennis and Pentathlon GB ranking competition provides Super Saturday of sport at University of Bath

08 February 2019

It will be a Super Saturday at the University of Bath this weekend as the Sports Training Village hosts both the final day of the Fed Cup tennis and the second Pentathlon GB ranking competition of 2019. A wonderful week of international competition on the transformed indoor Team Bath Tennis courts will come to an exciting conclusion when the promotion play-off match between the two group winners is played at 4.30pm – the victors will...

Sports Training Village buzzing as GB give fans plenty to cheer on opening day of Fed Cup tennis at University of Bath

06 February 2019

Thousands of sports fans have been flocking to the University of Bath today as the eagerly-awaited Fed Cup by BNP Paribas tennis event – the first to be staged in Great Britain for 26 years – got under way. There was a buzzing atmosphere on the transformed indoor tennis courts at the Sports Training Village as eight nations played their opening matches in the Europe/Africa Zone Group I tie. Great Britain gave the home fans...

Team Bath Tennis serving up successful schemes to encourage more young women to emulate Fed Cup stars and pick up a racket

05 February 2019

As some of the world’s top female tennis players head to the University of Bath for this week’s international Fed Cup event, the host venue is investing in the future with a pioneering project designed to encourage more young women to play the sport. Team Bath Tennis has this year expanded its successful Tennis 4 Girls programme, taking it into seven schools in the city and allowing more young women aged between 14 and 16...

VIDEO: Great Britain tennis stars take to newly-built Centre Court as University of Bath gears up to host Fed Cup

04 February 2019

The Great Britain team and more than 100 local schoolchildren got to experience the newly-built Centre Court on Monday as a big week of international Fed Cup by BNP Paribas tennis got under way at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. Johanna Konta, Heather Watson, Katie Boulter, Katie Swan, Harriet Dart and captain Anne Keothavong were joined in the 1,800-seater arena, which was constructed on the indoor courts over the weekend, by pupils from...

Sports Training Village tennis courts transformed ahead of this week’s big Fed Cup event at University of Bath

04 February 2019

The indoor courts have been transformed and the teams have arrived as the final countdown begins to this week's international Fed Cup tennis event being staged at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. The weekend's snow and ice could not delay the major transformation project on the indoor Team Bath Tennis courts, which have seen the eight usually in use by players of all ages and ability changed into a 1,800-seater Centre Court, a...

CUSTOMER NOTICE: Sports Training Village open but please take care as conditions remain icy

01 February 2019

Sunday 3 February: The University of Bath Sports Training Village is open today but the car parks remain icy after a heavy overnight frost so all customers are being asked to take care. The wintry weather meant the cancellation of the Team Bath Netball Superleague match against Severn Stars - a new date is being arranged. Tribe and tennis sessions were also cancelled on Friday and Saturday but are scheduled to resume on Monday. Thank...

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