PLAYER PROFILE

Naiktha Bains

  • Age19
  • Born17 December 1997
  • Birth PlaceLeeds, England
  • LivesMelbourne, Victoria
  • PlaysRight-handed
“I'm pretty confident. I'm always thinking I have a good chance to win. I'll just go out and play my game and see what happens really.”

— Naiktha Bains, 11 Dec 2016

» Bains targeting first Slam main draw

Naiktha Bains in the news

Aiava secures second AO wildcard
Destanee Aiava (R) and Alicia Smith won a wildcard into the main draw of the Australian Open 2017 women's doubles event; Tennis Australia
16 December, 2016

Aussie young gun Destanee Aiava will appear in the singles and doubles main draws at Australian Open 2017 after winning a doubles wildcard with Queensland's Alicia Smith.
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Bai overcomes tigerish Tomic to reach semis
Alison Bai in action during the Australian Open Play-off; photo credit Elizabeth Xue Bai
15 December, 2016

Alison Bai fended off a persistent Sara Tomic on Thursday at Melbourne Park to take her place in the semifinals of the Australian Open Play-off.
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Bains targeting first Slam main draw
Naiktha Bains in action during the quarterfinals of the Australian Open 2015 Play-off at Melbourne Park; Mae Dumrigue
11 December, 2016

The No.4 seed in this week's AO Play-off draw, Aussie young gun Naiktha Bains is primed for a strong performance after an intense training block.
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Biggest movers: Aiava cracks Aussie top 10
Destanee Aiava; Getty Images
1 November, 2016

Impressive teenaged talent Destanee Aiava has become the youngest member of the Australian top 10 as she continues to climb the WTA rankings.
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