News Archive, Tag: Melanie South

Team Bath MCTA’s Megan Davies serves up double success at National Juniors

19 August 2016

There was double delight for Megan Davies as Team Bath MCTA Tennis players enjoyed yet another successful year at the National Junior Tennis Championships in Nottingham. Davies, supported by coaches Melanie South and Jim Edgar, dominated the U18 Girls’ Singles competition, sweeping through the draw before beating Scotland’s Alex Hunter 6-1 6-4 in the final. She then teamed up with Hunter to win the U18 Girls’ Doubles title, beating Team Bath MCTA’s Camille Verden-Anderson and...

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Anna Smith’s Wimbledon adventure ends as Team Bath coach Melanie South takes on Grand Slam winners

07 July 2016

Anna Smith’s Wimbledon adventure has come to an end for 2016 after the Team Bath MCTA Tennis player and partner Neal Skupski were knocked out of the mixed doubles competition. They went into Wednesday’s match against Aisam Qureshi of Pakistan and Kazakhstan’s Yaroslava Shvedova on a high after recovering from 5-2 down in the final set to stun top seeds Ivan Dodig (Croatia) and Sania Mirza (India). However, despite bouncing back from an early break in...

Melanie South in action at Edgbaston

Team Bath tennis coach Melanie South to face Martina Navratilova at Wimbledon

06 July 2016

Team Bath MCTA Tennis coach Melanie South will take on Wimbledon legend Martina Navratilova at SW19 on Wednesday after receiving a late call-up into the ladies’ invitational doubles competition. South, who was ranked in the world’s top 100 during her playing career, will partner fellow Brit Anne Keothavong against nine-time ladies’ singles champion Navratilova and Selima Sfar on Number 3 Court at 11.30am. Marion Bartoli, the 2013 Wimbledon champion, was due to partner Keothavong in...

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