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Olivia Nicholls playing with Jamie Murray against Alastair Gray and Eden Silva during day two of the St. James's Place Battle Of The Brits Team Tennis in 2020.

Olivia Nicholls

GB RANKING4

WORLD RANKING107

CAREER HIGH
16/05/2022 107

ITF TITLES15

Last updated: 24/05/2022

Olivia Nicholls hits a forehand during Day Four of The British Tour at the National Tennis Centre on 5 July 2020.

FAVOURITE

SURFACE: Grass

SHOT: Volley

COACH

Tom Kiesel

AGE27

HEIGHT178 cm

PLAYSRight-handed

BACKHANDTwo-handed

TURNED PRO2017

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FAVOURITE

SURFACE:Grass

SHOT:Volley

COACH

Tom Kiesel

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About

QUICK-FIRE FACTS

  • Nickname: Liv
  • Place of birth: Norwich, England
  • Lives: Norwich, England
  • Trains: Loughborough and the National Tennis Centre in London
  • Tennis idols: Roger Federer
  • Likes: Watching Norwich City FC, most sports, cooking and a good cuppa!

TENNIS BEGINNINGS

Introduced to tennis by her mum at Acle Tennis Club in Norwich.

FAVOURITE EARLY TENNIS MEMORY

Spending the summer holidays going from one grass tournament to the next with her best friend and their brothers!

MOST IMPORTANT PEOPLE IN OLIVIA'S TENNIS JOURNEY

Her coaches and support network when she was at Loughborough University: "James Buswell, Tom Kiesel and the rest of the team at Loughborough helped me develop as a player and gave me the belief to go on to play professionally after graduating. Also my parents have supported me all the way through my career."

Tennis Career