Meet the players

Find out more about our current Loughborough University National Tennis Academy players

Eva Shaw

Year Joined: 2019

Hometown: Stoke-on-Trent

County: Nottinghamshire

Plays: Right-Handed, Double-Handed Backhand

Notable Achievements:
• ITF J2 Gladbeck Singles Semi-Finalist (Aug 2021)
• Last 32 Junior Wimbledon Championships (Jul 2021)
• U16 & U18 Singles National Champion (May 2021)

Given Roach

Year Joined: 2019

Hometown: Charleston

County: Middlesex

Plays: Right-Handed, Double-Handed Backhand

Notable Achievements:
• U18 Doubles National Champion (April 2022)
• ITF J4 Aldershot Singles Champion (April 2022)
• 2 x ITF J5 Liverpool Singles Champion (Feb 2022)

Henry Searle

Year Joined: 2019

Hometown: Wolverhampton

County: Staffordshire

Plays: Left-Handed, Double-Handed Backhand

Notable Achievements:
• U16 Singles National Champion (April 2022)
• U18 Doubles National Champion (April 2022)
• ITF J4 Liverpool Singles Runner-Up (Nov 2021)

Hugo Coquelin

Year Joined: 2019

Hometown: Sevenoaks

County: Kent

Plays: Right-Handed, Double-Handed Backhand

Notable Achievements:
• J3 ITF Glasgow Singles Runner-Up (Jan 2022)
• J4 ITF Vierumaki Singles Runner-Up (Oct 2021)
• U16 Singles National Champion (May 2021)

Luca Pow

Year Joined: 2019

Hometown: Solihull

County: Warwickshire

Plays: Left-Handed, Double-Handed Backhand

Notable Achievements:
• U18 Singles National Champion (April 2022)
• U18 Doubles National Champion (April 2022)
• 2 x ITF J3 Loughborough Singles Champion (March 2022)

Ranah Stoiber

Year Joined: 2019

Hometown: Hounslow

County: Middlesex

Plays: Right-Handed, Double-Handed Backhand

Notable Achievements:
• ITF J1 Casablanca Singles Runner-Up (March 2022)
• Last 32 Junior Australian Open (Jan 2022)
• Last 16 Junior Wimbledon Championships (Jul 2021)

Mimi Xu

Year Joined: 2020

Hometown: Swansea 

County: South Wales

Plays: Right-Handed, Double-Handed Backhand

Notable Achievements:
• U16 & U18 Singles National Champion (April 2022)
• ITF J2 Santo Domingo Singles Semi-Finalist (March 2021)
• ITF J4 Loughborough Singles Champion (Sep 2021)

Talia Neilson-Gatenby

Year Joined: 2020 

Hometown: Burton-on-Trent

County: Leicestershire

Plays: Right-Handed, Double-Handed Backhand

Notable Achievements:
• U18 Singles Nationals Runner-Up (April 2022)
• ITF W25 Birmingham Singles Runner-Up (Feb 2022)
• ITF J3 Loughborough Singles Runner-Up (Dec 2021)

Abby Kelliher

Year Joined: 2021

Hometown: Newcastle Upon Tyne

County: Northumberland

Plays: Right-Handed, Double-Handed Backhand

Notable Achievements:
• J4 ITF Loughborough Singles Semi-Finalist (Oct 2021)
• J5 ITF Edinburgh Singles Runner-Up (Jul 2021)
• U14 TE Cat 3 Wrexham Champion (June 2021)

Amalia Widdowson

Year Joined: 2021

Hometown: Gloucester

County: Gloucestershire

Plays: Right-Handed, Double-Handed Backhand 

Notable Achievements:
• J5 ITF Liverpool Singles Quarter-Finalist (Feb 2022)
• J4 ITF Loughborough Singles Quarter-Finalist (Sep 2021)
• U14 TE Cat 3 Repton Champion (Aug 2021)

Daniela Piani

Year Joined: 2021

Hometown: Hull

County: Yorkshire

Plays: Left-Handed, Double-Handed Backhan

Notable Achievements:
• J4 ITF Aldershot Singles Semi-Finalist (April 2022)
• J5 ITF Liverpool Singles Runner-Up (Feb 2022)
• J3 ITF Loughborough Singles Quarter-Finalist (Dec 2021)