Supported by the LTA’s Men’s & Women’s Programme - – a range of financial, coaching and medical support offered to developing young players with potential to be selected for the LTA Pro Scholarship Programme.

scheduleLast updated 26/07/2021
GB RANKING
Great Britain 10
WORLD RANKING
274 3 arrow_drop_down
CAREER HIGH
202 23/12/2019
FED CUP TIES PLAYED
--

Get to know Naiktha

  • Place of birth: Leeds
  • Lives: Brisbane
  • Trains: Brisbane / National Tennis Centre
  • Coach: Gurnake Bains
  • Favourite shot: Forehand
  • Favourite surface: Hard 
  • Family: Moved to Brisbane age 8 for her dad’s work, still has friends in Leeds and travels back and forth regularly.
GB RANKING
Great Britain 10
WORLD RANKING
230 1 arrow_drop_down
CAREER HIGH
134 24/09/2018
FED CUP TIES PLAYED
--

Get to know Naiktha

  • Place of birth: Leeds
  • Lives: Brisbane
  • Trains: Brisbane / National Tennis Centre
  • Coach: Gurnake Bains
  • Favourite shot: Forehand
  • Favourite surface: Hard 
  • Family: Moved to Brisbane age 8 for her dad’s work, still has friends in Leeds and travels back and forth regularly.

2021 2021 addremove

Played in a number of ITF events so far this year, namely reaching the quarter-finals of the ITF 25K in Argentina in March losing to fellow compatriot Fran Jones.

2020 2020 addremove

Selected for GB Fed Cup team for the first time, travelling to Bratislava for the Fed Cup play off against Slovakia. Would have played deciding doubles rubber with Emma Raducanu but it was pulled after the fourth singles rubber saw GB defeated 3-1. Reached semi-finals of ITF £25k in Perth with Korean partner Su Jeong Jang. 

2019 2019 addremove

Runner up in ITF $25k in Pune, India in December, losing out to Fed Cup team mate Raducanu in the final. Also runner up in ITF $25k in Solapur, India two weeks before. Reached final round of Australia Open qualifying in January. Changed playing nationality to British after request to WTA and ITF.

Early Career Early Career addremove

Won the Ariel Tennis Ace talent search in 2005 aged 7, where her prize was a masterclass at Wimbledon with Boris Becker.

Choose your Advantage