News Archive, Category: Tennis

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...

Johanna Konta looking forward to home support as Great Britain name exciting team for Fed Cup tie at Team Bath Tennis

07 January 2019

Johanna Konta and Heather Watson have been named in a five-strong Great Britain team that will take to the tennis courts at the University of Bath Sports Training Village next month for the first Fed Cup by BNP Paribas tie staged in this country for 26 years. The experienced duo will be joined by Katie Boulter, who has broken into the world’s top 100, Bristol’s Katie Swan and debutant Harriet Dart for the eagerly-awaited Europe/Africa...

New Year, New You – watch our expert video guide to health, exercise, nutrition and more for 2019

28 December 2018

With 2019 on the horizon, many people's thoughts are turning to New Year's Resolutions - one of the most popular being doing more exercise and getting active. If you have never been to a gym before, are getting back into exercise after a break or are already active but looking to step things up in the new year, our Team Bath athletes and experts have some top tips to help you on your fitness journey....

Olympic, World and Commonwealth crowns among highlights of unforgettable sporting 2018 at University of Bath

26 December 2018

One historic Olympic title defence, two World crowns, three Commonwealth gold medals and a multitude of other national and international medals added up to another outstanding year of sport at the University of Bath in 2018. The University’s unique push-start track, the only one of its kind in the UK, became the focus of national attention in February when three athletes who train on it with British Skeleton won medals for Team GB at the...

Tennis scholar Ben Jones helps GB reach Master’U BNP Paribas world final for second successive year

02 December 2018

University of Bath sporting scholar Ben Jones helped Great Britain cement their growing reputation as one of the leading nations in the world for university tennis by reaching a second successive Master’U BNP Paribas final. The United States gained revenge for their defeat at the same stage last year, winning 4-1, but it could not detract from another excellent weekend of tennis by the Brits at the world’s leading university tennis team tournament. Chemistry student...

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