News Archive, Tag: Richard Gabb

Ana Bogdan wins $25k women’s singles title to conclude fantastic week of tennis at University of Bath

16 November 2015

Ana Bogdan provided a fitting finale to a week of top-class tennis at the University of Bath as she won the $25k Aegon GB Pro-Series women’s singles title. The Romanian justified her billing as number one seed after overcoming the number two seed, Croatia’s Ana Vrljic, in a final that lasted more than two hours at the Sports Training Village. Bogdan, ranked 161 in the world, won the opening set 6-3 but Vrljic hit back...

Former Grand Slam junior champion Filip Peliwo lifts $15k men’s singles title at University of Bath

14 November 2015

Former Wimbledon and US Open junior champion Filip Peliwo has followed in the footsteps of Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Nicolas Mahut by winning the Aegon GB Pro-Series $15k men’s singles title at the University of Bath. Peliwo, the number three seed from Canada, battled back brilliantly from losing the first set to beat Germany’s Mats Moraing 2-6 6-1 6-2 at the Sports Training Village on Saturday. After his second title win of 2015, Peliwo said: “It...

Team Bath tennis players one win away from home final in Aegon GB Pro-Series

12 November 2015

Team Bath MCTA’s Richard Gabb is one win away from reaching the Aegon GB Pro-Series men’s singles final after serving up another treat for home fans at the University of Bath on Thursday. The 23-year-old (pictured) overcame Ireland’s Sam Barry 6-4 2-6 7-5 in front of an appreciative crowd at the Sports Training Village on Thursday to reach the semi-finals of the $15k tournament. Standing between him and Saturday’s final is Germany’s Mat Moraing, who...

Number two seed awaits University student during action-packed day of tennis at STV

11 November 2015

University of Bath tennis ace Emma Hurst will be looking to continue her winning form on home turf when she faces the number two seed in the Aegon GB Pro-Series women’s $25k tournament on Wednesday. And there will also be local interest in the men’s singles as Team Bath MCTA’s Richard Gabb looks to book his place in the quarter-finals of the $15k competition. Sport & Exercise Science student Hurst, a 2014-15 Trendell Sport Scholar...

Team Bath players in action as main competition gets under way in Aegon GB Pro-Series Event

10 November 2015

The $15k men’s singles tournament gets under way in earnest on Tuesday as the week-long Aegon GB Pro-Series Tennis Event at the University of Bath ramps up. After two hard-fought days of qualification, the last 32 men are now in place and all 16 first-round matches will take place during another busy day of competition at the Sports Training Village. Number one seed Tom Kocevar-Desman of Slovenia will start his title bid against Germany’s Tom...

Free chance to spot future aces as top-class tennis returns to University of Bath

03 November 2015

Tennis fans can watch some of the world’s top up-and-coming stars in action for free this week when the Aegon GB Pro-Series Event returns to the University of Bath for a tenth successive year. Former Australian Open finalist Jo Wilfried-Tsonga and fellow Frenchman Nicolas Mahut are among past winners of the week-long ITF Pro Circuit event, which is run by the LTA and starts on Sunday, November 8. Big-serving Australian Sam Groth and Spain’s Roberto Bautista-Agut...

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