News Archive, Category: Tennis

“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...

Alicia Barnett ready for Wimbledon as Team Bath Tennis doubles ace prepares to make her Grand Slam debut at SW19

27 June 2022

Team Bath Tennis player Alicia Barnett will make her Grand Slam debut when she competes at Wimbledon this week with women’s doubles partner Olivia Nicholls. Barnett, coached by Ian MacDonald, and Nicholls have been drawn to face Kaia Kanepi and Renata Voracova in a first-round tie scheduled for Wednesday after being handed a wildcard into the Championships. That was reward for their excellent form on the international circuit this season, which has included a biggest...

FEATURE: Lauren English – Team Bath Tennis coach

15 June 2022

Despite the surname, there’s a quiet Aussie twang to the voice of recently-appointed Team Bath tennis coach Lauren English. Dig a bit deeper and you find that the softly but professionally-spoken player-turned-coach, who came to Team Bath from The Redland Club in Bristol, has a remarkable back-story. Not one necessarily typical of someone who has played Grand Slam tennis at junior and senior level and who is now passionate about coaching and the need for...

Team Bath announce major new three-year partnership with Bath Building Society, supporting sport at all levels

30 May 2022

Team Bath, the sports department for the University of Bath, is delighted to announce a new three-year partnership with Bath Building Society. The link-up between two of the city’s most recognised brands, both within the local community and nationally, will see Bath Building Society support sport and fitness at all levels within Team Bath – student, recreational and high-performance. It will also provide additional backing to the Team Bath Netball Superleague team, the University of...

Swiss success as biggest tournament win to date sees Team Bath Tennis star Alicia Barnett close in on world top 100 rankings

18 April 2022

Team Bath Tennis ace Alicia Barnett and doubles partner Olivia Nicholls claimed the biggest tournament success of their careers to date as they won the W60 Bellinzona title on clay in Switzerland. The result sees Barnett, coached by Ian MacDonald, move up to a career-high doubles ranking of 119 in the world and number three in Great Britain. The British duo, who reached the Lyon Open final on their WTA Tour debut last month, were...

University of Bath claims Varsity spoils for fantastic fifth year as thousands of spectators enjoy action-packed day of student sport

08 April 2022

More than 4,000 spectators enjoyed an action-packed day of student sport at the Team Bath Sports Training Village when the University of Bath took on Cardiff Met University in the long-awaited return of Varsity. And the hosts made it five wins in a row as they beat their opposition from Wales 63-27 overall after 17 matches were played across 10 sports in the first Varsity fixture since 2019. Sport Bath Cardiff Met Bath Varsity Points...

11 sports, 17 fixtures, 1 action-packed student showdown as University of Bath take on Cardiff Met in Varsity 2022

05 April 2022

After a three-year gap, the annual Varsity student sporting showdown between the University of Bath and Cardiff Met University makes its long-awaited return on Wednesday 6th April. There will 17 fixtures in 11 different sports – basketball, football, hockey, lacrosse, netball, rugby union, tennis, volleyball, water polo, weightlifting and wheelchair basketball – with all the action taking place from midday in the Team Bath Sports Training Village and Founders Hall. You will need to buy a...

Sponsors
Partners and Suppliers