Seaton tennis ace Hurst nets British University title success

Emma Hurst with her British Universities title

Emma Hurst with her British Universities title - Credit: Archant

Seaton Tennis club’s Emma Hurst is the new 2016 British University Women’s Singles National Champion.

The University of Bath student claimed the BUCS Championship without dropping a set during the tournament held at Loughborough University this week.

Emma had to meet her Great Britain team mate, Olivia Nicholls in the final, but took the title with a convincing 6-2, 6-0 win.

Emma also hopes to improve her world ranking on the ITF circuit later this year by competing in Pro-series events at Surbiton, Eastbourne, and Nottingham.

Belinda Bawden, press and publicity officer at Seaton tennis club said: “We are very proud of Emma’s achievement and we hope she will have time to play a few A team matches for us this summer!”

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For information about Seaton Tennis Club see their website at or contact membership decretary, Jeremy Warner on or 07973 506312.

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