News Archive, Category: Athletes

Marcus Daniell

01 April 2011

Sport: Tennis Place of Birth: New Zealand Biography: Since moving his training base to the University of Bath, Marcus climbed from 389th to 50th in the ATP world doubles rankings. Highlight achievements: Competed at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games for New Zealand Reached the third round of the 2016 US Open Reached the third round of the 2017 Australian Open Represented New Zealand in the 2016 Davis Cup ITF Profile: Marcus Daniell

Richard Gabb

10 March 2011

Sport: Tennis Date and Place of Birth: 1992, Cornwall, UK Coached by: Ian Macdonald Date Arrived at Team Bath: September 2008 Biography: Richard was 2008 u16 National Boys doubles runner-up. He competes in ITF events and was ranked inside the top five in the national u16 age group.

Samantha Murray

23 January 2011

Sport: Tennis Date and Place of Birth: 1987, Cheshire, UK Coached by: Dave Sammel Biography: Samantha was the first Team Bath player to achieve a place in the world’s top 200. She transferred to train at the University of Bath in September 2010 after graduating from Northwestern University in Illinois, saying: “it’s a really good place and it’s worked well for me." Samantha has competed at Wimbledon twice, including in 2014 when she faced Maria...

Anna Smith

10 November 2010

[caption id="attachment_57311" align="alignright" width="292"] Anna Smith at Wimbledon 2017[/caption] Sport: Tennis Date and Place of Birth: 14 August 1988, Redhill, Surrey Coached by: Dave Sammel, Ian MacDonald Date Arrived at Team Bath: 2013 Clubs: Sutton Junior Tennis Centre, South-West London, Team Bath MCTA Biography: Anna represented her country at the Delhi Commonwealth Games in 2010, a very good year for her which saw her rise to a then-career-best 262 singles ranking and 122 doubles ranking. Following...

Lisa Whybourn

29 October 2010

Sport: Tennis Date and Place of Birth: 11 May 1991, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, UK Biography: Lisa broke into the top 400 in the world in June 2010 following her run to the final qualifying round at Wimbledon. In 2013 she reached the first round of the doubles competition at Wimbledon and in the same year teamed up with Germany’s Nicola Geuer to take the Aegon GB Pro-Series women’s doubles title at the University of Bath’s Sports Training Village. ITF...

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