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  • Emma Hurst Claims BUCS Individual Title

    Top seed Emma Hurst came away with the title at the BUCS Tennis Individual Championships in Loughborough this weekend after four weeks of regional qualifiers, defeating second seed Olivia Nicholls in the final. Canadian Milan Pokrajac claimed the Men’s Singles title. #BUCSTennis: Congratulations to Individual Tennis Men’s Singles Champion, Milan Pokrajac (@TeamDurham)! pic.twitter.com/tgKAY4W8c1 — BUCS

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  • BUCS Individual Championships: Bucks Round-Up

    This weekend saw the final BUCS Individual Championship Regional event taking place in Buckinghamshire. Players came predominantly from universities in London and the Home Counties. Players studying at universities across the UK compete in five regional tournaments to qualify for the finals next weekend. There were four qualifying spots available for both the men and

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  • BUCS Individual Championships: Leeds Beckett Round-Up

    This weekend saw the fourth and penultimate BUCS Individual Championship Regional event taking place at Leeds Beckett University. With players coming from all over the north of England, from as far as Durham in the north to Nottingham in the south, it was a weekend of very few shocks. Players studying at universities across the

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  • BUCS Individual Championships: Exeter Round-Up

    This week saw the third regional event of the BUCS Individual Championships. Players studying at universities across the UK compete in five regional tournaments to qualify for the finals in March. This week, the championships headed to Exeter, where a host of universities in the south-west had representatives. With universities such as Exeter, Bath, Plymouth, Cardiff,

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  • BUCS Individual Championships: Stirling and Warwick Round-Up

    Last weekend saw the first regional qualifying events for the BUCS Individual Championships at Stirling and Warwick Universities, with a very few shocks taking place and seeded players securing their places in the finals at the start of March. With representatives from universities across Scotland, both the men’s and the women’s draws had three qualifying slots

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  • Britain’s Fed Cup Campaign Ends Against Belgium

    Team GB will have to wait another whole year to compete in the Fed Cup after Katie Swan and Heather Watson were beaten in both their singles rubbers in the Europe/Asia Group I Playoff against Belgium. The winner of the match would have played another playoff in April to decide which country would be promoted

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  • Katie Swan Leads Britain to Fed Cup Playoff

    16-year-old Katie Swan defeated a player eight years older and almost 200 places above her in the WTA Rankings in the first rubber of the Fed Cup tie between Great Britain and Georgia to help Britain on their way to a playoff tomorrow against Belgium. Heather Watson secured the win with a straight sets victory

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  • Brits Secure Fed Cup Clean Sweep vs South Africa

    Katie Swan, Heather Watson, Anna Smith and Jocelyn Rae combined to complete a 3-0 whitewash of South Africa at the Fed Cup in Eilat, Israel earlier today. Swan, at 16 years of age, became the youngest player to ever represent Great Britain at the event. Swan was first up against Ilze Hattingh after Johanna Konta

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  • Britain Draw Georgia and South Africa in Fed Cup

    Judy Murray’s Great Britain team was drawn against Georgia and South Africa in the Europe/Africa Zone Group I of the Fed Cup 2016 earlier today. The team, which was announced last week, consists of British Numbers One and Two Johanna Konta and Heather Watson, doubles pairing Anna Smith and Jocelyn Rae, as well as Laura

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  • Britons Combine to Thrash Germans at Hopman Cup

    Heather Watson and Andy Murray won two singles rubbers and a doubles match (all 6-3 6-4) against Sabine Lisicki and Alexander Zverev to give themselves the best possible chance of reaching the final of the Hopman Cup in Perth in the early hours of this morning. With the ladies kicking off proceedings this time around,

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