Bath coach part of Junior victory


Team Bath performance tennis coach Rob Morgan captained England to victory at the Nations’ Junior Championships in Glasgow.

Cornish player Tad Maclean and Somerset’s Louis Skupien were also part of the mixed under-18 team that topped their age-group competition, thanks to wins against Scotland and Ireland.

Both Maclean and Skupien, coached by Morgan and Barry Scollo, played six games over the course of the three days, recording four and three wins respectively.

Wales were the only team to beat England at under-18 level but had to settle for second place overall after drawing their final match against the host nation.

England also won the under-12 age group and were runners-up to Scotland at under-14 level, giving them an overall winning score of 11 points. In the under-14 team was Dorset’s Alex Knox-Jones who won five of the six games he played in over the weekend.

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