News Archive, Tag: Marcus Daniell

Best win yet for Lisa Whybourn as fellow Team Bath MCTA tennis players impress at French Open

31 May 2016

Team Bath MCTA Tennis player Lisa Whybourn got her grass-court season off to a stunning start as she recorded a career-best win on day one of the Aegon Eastbourne Trophy. Whybourn made the most of her wildcard entry by beating number-three seed Kai-Lin Zhang of China 2-6 6-3 7-5 on Monday after a two-hour battle, during which she saved two match points. The 25-year-old, who will face Spain’s Georgina Garcia-Perez in the second round, has...

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Wimbledon dreams are over after battling doubles defeats for Team Bath MCTA aces

04 July 2015

Grand Slam-seeking Lucie Safarova and Bethanie Mattek-Sands proved too strong for Team Bath MCTA Tennis ladies’ doubles pairing Anna Smith and Jocelyn Rae at Wimbledon on Saturday. And Marcus Daniell – who also trains at the University of Bath – saw his men’s doubles campaign ended by Jonathan Erlich and Philipp Petzschner despite a battling performance. Safarova and Mattek-Sands, who have already won the Australian and French Open titles this year, beat the British Federation...

Winning start to Wimbledon for Team Bath MCTA doubles players

01 July 2015

It has been a successful start to Wimbledon for Team Bath MCTA Tennis players Anna Smith, Jocelyn Rae and Marcus Daniell, with all progressing to the second round of the doubles competitions. Smith and Rae made light work of Slovakian Jana Cepelova and Stefanie Voegele of Switzerland, needing just 49 minutes to wrap up a 6-2 6-1 victory on Wednesday. That set up a tough encounter against number three seeds Lucie Safarova and Bethanie Mattek-Sands,...

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Coach backing doubles pairings to impress at Wimbledon 2015

30 June 2015

Team Bath MCTA Tennis Head Coach David Sammel believes Anna Smith, Jocelyn Rae and Marcus Daniell can all make an impact in the doubles competitions at Wimbledon. Smith and Rae – Britain’s Federation Cup pairing – will start their ladies’ doubles campaign at SW19 against Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard and Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine. And there will be a Team Bath presence in the men’s doubles after Daniell – who made his Grand Slam debut at...

Anna Smith and Marcus Daniell go close to doubles tennis titles

15 June 2015

Team Bath-MCTA Tennis players Anna Smith and Marcus Daniell went mighty close to recording tournament victories over the weekend in the build-up to Wimbledon 2015. Smith, pictured, and partner Jocelyn Rae – Britain’s Federation Cup doubles pairing – were only denied their first WTA title by a third-set tie-break defeat to American pair Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Smith in the final of the Aegon Nottingham Open. And New Zealander Daniell teamed up with Brazil’s Marcelo...

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