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Big congratulations to Jenna Thompson, the 2014 North Carolina State Clay Court girls’ 14 Champion! Jenna is still only 12. On her way to becoming girls’ 14 State champion, Jenna beat the number 1 seeded player 6/1 6/1. In the final, Jenna ended up also beating the number 2 seeded player. The tournament took place in Charlotte, NC and Johan Kriek was there to watch Jenna play most of her matches.
This is Jenna’s first major trophy in the 14-and-under category. Way to go Jenna!!! Great job State Champion!!

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Big congratulations to one of our newest academy members, Will Hooks, for winning the boys’ 9 Little Mo tournament in Florida!! Way to go Will!! Great job!!

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Big congratulations to Kaitlyn Tozzi for reaching the girls’ 10 number 2 ranking in North Carolina! In just over a year at our academy, Kaitlyn went from learning basic tennis skills to becoming the second highest ranked player in the State in her age group!! We are very proud of you Kaitlyn!! Keep up the hard work!!

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We are happy to announce that because of our success and overwhelming demand for our academy that we are experiencing, we are adding two high quality coaches to our team! The two coaches who will be joining Johan Kriek, Evgeny and Nino are: David Irvin and Yani Arnautovic. [click to continue…]

#tbt Johan Kriek with Donald Trump and Michael Milken

July 24, 2014

#tbt The tennis world mostly knows Johan Kriek for his success on world’s biggest tennis stages and now for his excellent coaching skills but Johan is also no stranger to the suit & tie as well as the microphone. Here is Johan with Donald Trump and Michael Milken from an event few years ago.

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#tbt July 1981: Johan Kriek wins the Tennis Hall Of Fame Championship

July 17, 2014

July 12, 1981: as posted on Twitter by @ThisDayInTennis: Johan Kriek beats Hank Pfister 3/6 6/3 7/5 in the final of the Tennis Hall Of Fame Championship in Newport

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This week at the Johan Kriek Tennis Academy

July 16, 2014

This week at the Johan Kriek Tennis Academy: Jenna Thompson and Sydney Landau are both competing at the girls’ 12 Clay Court National Championships in Florida. Sydney lost in the first round, Jenna won her first two rounds easily before losing to the number 1 seeded player in the third round. Summer camps are in […]

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#tbt Johan Kriek – ranked ATP top 10 for nearly a decade

July 10, 2014

#tbt July 1982: Johan Kriek sponsored by Ellesse / July 1984: ATP rankings with Johan Kriek at number 8 behind tennis greats such as Lendl, McEnroe and Connors. Johan Kriek was ranked in the top 10 for nearly a decade reaching a ranking of number 7 in the world in singles and 12 in doubles.

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Johan Kriek Tennis Academy Summer Camps

July 8, 2014

Johan Kriek Tennis Academy summer camps in Charlotte, NC are almost half way through. There are still plenty of weeks left however, so sign up now and experience quality tennis training with the multiple Grand Slam champion, Johan Kriek, and his team! Call 941.914.6054 or register online: Summer Camp Registration

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Congratulations to Novak Djokovic!

July 6, 2014

Congratulations to Novak Djokovic for winning his second Wimbledon title!! Pictures taken by Daga Kriek at the 2011 Wimbledon final that Johan and Daga Kriek both watched live… What a fight from Roger Federer!! Amazing final from both players!

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