The Championships welcome eight high performing nations from across the world, competing against each other in an enthralling mixed team tournament.
British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) as the National University Sport Federdation (NUSF) within international university sport, sanctions the participation of GB Students on behalf of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in association with the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA).
GB Students has a rich history of participation at Master'U BNP Paribas with a number of well-known professional tennis players having performed at the Championships including Alicia Barnett and Olivia Nicholls winning a bronze medal at the Master'U BNP Paribas in 2016, with Nicholls going on to win a bronze medal in the doubles at the World University Games in Taipai the following year. Jonny O’Mara won Gold in Lille in 2017, along with Maia Lumsden winning gold in Lille (2017) and silver (2018 and 2019).
O’Mara and Nicholls reached the semi-final of the mixed doubles event at Wimbledon this year, whilst Maia Lumsden reached the quarter-final of the Ladies Doubles.
GB Students has won six medals in a row for the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland at the Championships and eleven consecutive medals at major international university events including the Summer World University Games.
- 2013: Master U BNP Paribas World University Tennis Championships Bronze (Steph Cornish, Georgia Craven, Alex Walker, Scott Duncan, Darren Walsh, Mark Whitehouse)
- 2015 Summer World University Games Men’s Doubles Gold (Joe Salisbury & Darren Walsh)
- 2015: Summer World University Games Mixed Doubles Silver (Darren Walsh & Alex Walker)
- 2016: Master U BNP Paribas World University Tennis Championships Bronze (
- 2017: Master U BNP Paribas World University Tennis Championships Gold (Scott Duncan, Jonny O’Mara and Maia Lumsden, Emma Hurst and Pippa Horn, and Jack Findel-Hawkins)
- 2017: Summer World University Games Women’s Doubles Bronze (Olivia Nicholls & Emily Arbuthnott)
- 2017: Summer World University Games Men’s Doubles (Jack Findel Hawkins & Luke Johnson)
- 2018: Master U BNP Paribas World University Tennis Silver (Manisha Foster, Laura Sainsbury, Maia Lumsden, Jack Findel-Hawkins, Isaac Stoute and Ben Jones)
- 2019: Summer World University Games Silver (Emily Arbuthnott)
- 2019: Master U BNP Paribas World University Tennis Championships Silver (Maia Lumsden, Ella Taylor, Emily Arbuthnott, Ben Jones, George Houghton and Daniel Little
- 2022: Master U BNP Paribas World University Tennis Championships Silver (Emily Arbuthnott, Charles Broom, Holly Hutchinson, Giles Hussey, Nadia Rawson and Ben Jones)
- 2023: Master U BNP Paribas World University Tennis Championships Silver (Victoria Allen, Millie Rajecki, Esther Adeshina, Finn Bass, Michael Shaw and Ewen Lumsden)