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Naiktha Bains

GB RANKING14

WORLD RANKING540

CAREER HIGH
06/01/2020 199

ITF TITLES24

Last updated: 23/07/2024

 Naiktha Bains of Great Britain in action

FAVOURITE

SURFACE: Hard

SHOT: Forehand

COACH

Gurnake Bains

AGE26

HEIGHT174 cm

PLAYSRight-handed

BACKHANDTwo-handed

LTA SUPPORT Top 25

TURNED PRO2013

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FAVOURITE

SURFACE:Hard

SHOT:Forehand

COACH

Gurnake Bains

Get to know Naiktha Bains

About

Naiktha Bains is supported by the NTC Top 25 Programme and splits her time between Brisbane, Australia and Leeds, United Kingdom.

While Bains is a strong singles player, she has had plenty of recent success in the doubles game with her breakthrough coming at The Championships, Wimbledon 2023 where she reached the women's doubles quarter-final.

Quick-fire facts

  • Place of birth: Leeds, United Kingdom
  • Lives: Splits time between Brisbane and Leeds
  • Trains: Brisbane / National Tennis Centre
  • Family: Mum's name is Harjit Bains and father is Gurnake Bains. The family moved to Brisbane when Naiktha was eight-years-old for her dad’s work. Also has an older brother named Gurpaal who works as a music producer.
  • Hobbies: Loves watching football with her dad and supports Leeds Football Club, cars, cooking with her mum, spending time with family and friends
  • Career highlight so far: Reaching the quarter-final in the women's doubles at 2023 Wimbledon alongside Maia Lumsden

Tennis beginnings

Started playing at David Lloyd, Leeds when her mum put her into tennis lessons at the age of six and would attend while her parents used the facilities at the leisure centre.

When she moved to Australia, she began to receive coaching from Gary Stickler and Matt Lucas who she still works with now. With her time being split between two countries, Bains has a team of coaches located in Leeds.

Tennis Career

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