Naiktha Bains

  • Age24
  • Born17 December 1997
  • Birth PlaceLeeds, England
  • LivesMelbourne, Victoria
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachGurnake Bains, Gary Stickler
  • Pro Since2012
“It feels good to win my first $25K (ITF World Tennis Tour event).”

— Naiktha Bains, 10 Mar 2019

» Bains triumphant in Mildura

On court

  • started playing tennis at age six
  • briefly trained with Steffi Graf at age 13
  • favourite surface is grass
  • aspires to be future world No.1 and multiple Grand Slam champion
  • made her Australian Open debut in 2017
  • won first career WTA title in Hammamet, Tunisia in 2017

Off court

  • has Indian heritage, born in England and moved to Australia at age eight
  • enjoys watching movies in her spare time

Year-end singles ranking history

2018 307
2017 379
2016 451
2015 630
2014 713
2013 1041
2012 980



2019 Mildura ITF

2017 Hammamet ITF

Naiktha Bains in the news

UTR Pro Tennis Series: Cabrera and Sweeny dominate in Brisbane
Lizette Cabrera
14 August, 2020

Lizette Cabrera continues her fighting form with a second UTR Pro Tennis Series title in Brisbane, while Dane Sweeny seizes the men's title at Pat Rafter Arena.
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Aiava claims maiden Canberra title
24 March, 2019

Victorian teenager Destanee Aiava takes out her maiden ACT Claycourt International title in convincing fashion.
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Biggest movers: Barty on brink of top 10
Ash Barty celebrates her third-round victory at Indian Wells (Getty Images)
19 March, 2019

After a run to the fourth round of Indian Wells, Ash Barty rises to world No.11, and trails No.10 Serena Williams by just 11 ranking points.
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Bains triumphant in Mildura
10 March, 2019

Naiktha Bains has defeated fellow first-time finalist Kaylah McPhee to take the Mildura Grand Tennis International title.
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