News Archive, Category: Tennis

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...

Here’s who is playing and when during Fed Cup Europe/Africa Zone event at Team Bath Tennis

23 January 2019

With just two weeks to go until the Fed Cup returns to Great Britain for the first time in 26 years, the schedule has been released for four action-packed days of world-class tennis at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. The host nation will play all of their Pool A matches during the afternoon sessions, which get under way on the indoor Team Bath Tennis courts at 4.30pm. Slovenia will be their first opponents...

The Fed cup returns to the UK for the first time in 25years, Bath will host the tie in February, 2019. GB and seven other nations will compete for a place in April's World Group Play-offs.

Great Britain learn their group opponents for February’s Fed Cup tennis tie at University of Bath

15 January 2019

Great Britain have been drawn in Group A alongside Hungary, Greece and Slovenia for the upcoming Fed Cup Europe/Africa Zone Group I tie at the University of Bath. Nations will play three round-robin ties of two singles matches and a doubles rubber when the Sports Training Village hosts the eagerly-anticipated event – dubbed the Women’s World Cup of tennis – from February 6-9. Great Britain must finish top of their group in order to secure...

Customer notice: Parking and STV facility access during Fed Cup tennis event from February 6-9

14 January 2019

Please note that there is no dedicated parking on campus for the Fed Cup as car parks are at capacity for University use - please click here for full visitor information. The University of Bath is hosting the Fed Cup - the equivalent to the Women’s World Cup in tennis - from February 6-9, 2019. Our Sports Training Village will be vibrant with branding and the bustle of spectators coming on site for two sessions daily to...

World top-50 players among strong national teams selected for Fed Cup tie at University of Bath

09 January 2019

Croatia’s Donna Vekic and Greece’s Maria Sakkari will join fellow world top-50 player Johanna Konta of Great Britain on the Team Bath Tennis courts for next month’s Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Europe/Africa Zone Group I tie. All eight nations contesting the event at the University of Bath Sports Training Village from February 6-9 have now named their teams for the first Fed Cup tie to be staged in Great Britain since 1993. Vekic, who...

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