News Archive, Category: Tennis

Talented young Team Bath Tennis duo serve up trophy triumphs at 2020 Fred Perry Championship

13 September 2020

Junior Team Bath Tennis duo Izzie Britton and Luke Hooper were both victorious when they competed in the national finals of the 2020 Fred Perry Championship over the weekend. Their prize – for victory in the U12 Girls and U14 Boys events respectively – was a year’s clothing supply from Fred Perry and a tennis grant to help them continue to train, compete and develop over the next 12 months. The youth tennis tournament, now...

Bath MP Wera Hobhouse hails “brilliant achievement” as Team Bath Tennis are officially presented with LTA University of the Year award

11 September 2020

Wera Hobhouse, the MP for Bath, today praised the ‘fabulous’ tennis programme at the University of Bath when she visited the Team Bath Sports Training Village to recognise a double award success from the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA). Mrs Hobhouse joined Tom Gibbins, the LTA’s Head of Education, and representatives from Avon Tennis as Team Bath were awarded both the national University of the Year title and the South West regional award for Education Excellence....

Anyone for tennis? Indoor courts and Autumn 2020 coaching courses now available to book at Team Bath Sports Training Village

31 August 2020

We are serving up a treat for tennis players as the phased reopening of the Team Bath Sports Training Village continues this week. The eight indoor courts at the STV will be available for Team Bath + members to book from Thursday, September 3 between 8am-8pm on weekdays and 9am-4pm on weekends, subject to availability. Our outdoor courts, which reopened in June, also remain available to book for both members and pay-as-you-go customers. All sessions...

Fantastic four University of Bath student-athletes among finalists for 2020 TASS Stars Awards

19 August 2020

Four high-achieving University of Bath student-athletes have been shortlisted as finalists in the 2020 TASS [Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme] Stars Awards. Sports Performance student Tim Nurse, who is supported by a King Sporting Scholarship, is in contention for the overall Athlete of the Year honour after another outstanding season on the hockey field for the University of Bath, Team Bath Buccaneers, Great Britain and England. Buchan Jones Scholar Ben Jones, who graduated in Chemistry this...

Team Bath recruiting for tennis strength & conditioning coach and sports assistants to work at the Sports Training Village

13 August 2020

There are more opportunities to join the Team Bath family and work in the inspirational Sports Training Village environment. Team Bath Tennis - newly crowned as University of the Year in the national LTA Tennis Awards - are recruiting for an assistant strength and conditioning coach to work with regional, national, University and international players and help them fulfil their potential. The Strength & Conditioning team work closely with performance tennis coaches, physiotherapists, other sports...

Immense pride as Team Bath Tennis serves up major national ‘University of the Year’ honour at LTA Tennis Awards

03 August 2020

Team Bath Tennis has been awarded the coveted ‘University of the Year’ accolade at the national LTA Tennis Awards. A unanimous choice by the judging panel, the award recognises the outstanding contribution of Team Bath coaches, players and support staff to promoting and supporting the sport during 2019. As well as a thriving student set-up and all-encompassing tennis offer in inspirational facilities at the Team Bath Sports Training Village, Team Bath Tennis was praised for...

Celebrating the Class of 2020 as graduating student-athletes reflect on academic and sporting success at University of Bath

29 July 2020

An outstanding group of high-performing student-athletes have been reflecting on their years of combining their dual passions of sport and education at the University of Bath as they mark the conclusion of their undergraduate degree courses. The support of the Team Bath Dual Career programme and scholarship funding, courtesy of the University’s generous alumni and benefactors, has helped them juggle the twin demands of studying at one of the best universities in the country while...

Doubles delight for Team Bath Tennis duo Alicia Barnett and Olivia Nicholls at Progress Tour Women’s Championships

20 July 2020

Team Bath Tennis players Alicia Barnett and Olivia Nicholls capped a fine week of competition in the Progress Tour Women’s Championships by winning the doubles title. It was a fitting conclusion for the duo, who were both part of the team that organised the behind-closed-doors event at the LTA’s National Tennis Centre in Roehampton. Barnett and Nicholls, who are coached by Ian MacDonald, won all three of their group matches and then received a bye...

Tom Corrie excited to take Regional Player Development Centre reins at Team Bath and guide next generation of tennis talent

26 June 2020

Tom Corrie, who helped Joe Salisbury develop into an Australian Open champion, has been appointed as the new Regional Player Development Centre (RPDC) Head Coach for Team Bath Tennis. He is no stranger to the Sports Training Village at the University of Bath having previously been the LTA Regional Pathway Coach for the South & South West of England. He will now oversee the RPDC at Team Bath, one of 11 high-quality coaching environments in...

Outdoor tennis courts at Sports Training Village now available to book on weekdays and Saturdays

25 June 2020

The outdoor tennis courts at the Team Bath Sports Training Village are now available to book on weekdays and Saturdays, following updated advice on outdoor exercise from the UK Government.  The courts - currently open from 9am-8pm on weekdays (Monday to Friday) and 10am-2pm on Saturdays - MUST be booked in advance and only one booking per day per customer is permitted. Each session is 60 minutes, starting on the hour, and, to ensure social...

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