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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 RANKING2

WORLD RANKING70

CAREER HIGH
09/01/2023 59

WTA TITLES1

ITF TITLES16

BILLIE JEAN KING CUP TIES 4

Last updated: 28/06/2023

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

AGE28

HEIGHT178 cm

PLAYSRight-handed

BACKHANDTwo-handed

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FAVOURITE

SURFACE:Grass

SHOT:Volley

COACH

Tom Kiesel

Get to know Olivia Nicholls

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!
  • Favourite early tennis memory: Spending the summer holidays going from one grass tournament to the next with her best friend and their brothers!

Tennis beginnings

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

Most important people on her 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."

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