JKTA Halloween Party

October 24, 2014

in Events

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It was great to see our academy players, academy parents and coaches together at our Halloween Party tonight! We love our JKTA family! We are privileged to have such an amazing team. Here are a few pictures from the party featuring some of our players, parents, coaches as well as Johan, Daga, Karolina & Kristian Kriek dressed as the “Spiderman family.”

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#tbt With tennis fans currently focused on the WTA Tour Finals in Singapore, here are some pictures from the past featuring Johan, Daga and Kristian Kriek with WTA players who are participating in this year’s final event as well as their coaches and families. Pictures include: Daga & Johan Kriek on a group picture with Caroline Wozniacki and Agnieszka Radwanska from the 2014 US Open Goes Polish event, Johan and Serena Williams at the 2009 Wimbledon Champions Gala, Johan and Eugenie Bouchard’s coach, Nick Saviano, at US Open 2014, Kristian Kriek with Ana Ivanovic at the 2013 Necker Cup, Johan with Piotr Wozniacki at 2011 US Open Goes Polish, Daga Kriek and Agnieszka Radwanska at Wimbledon 2011, Kristian and Petra Kvitova at 2013 Necker Cup. Good luck to all the WTA players and congratulations for making it to the finals!

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Big congratulations to 14-year-old Fleming Landau, girls’ 16 Dennis Van Der Meer Southern Junior Championships Hilton Head, South Carolina (SC L2) Champion!! “Fleming played out of her mind and people were going crazy. Everyone cheered including the other mom,” said Shelly Landau, Fleming and Sydney’s mom. We are very proud of you Fleming!! Awesome win!

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Looking forward to a wonderful partnership between the Johan Kriek Tennis Academy and the Trump National Golf Club Charlotte. Trump National Charlotte will now not only offer events featuring Johan Kriek but also daily Johan Kriek signature tennis programs for juniors as well as adults. Trump National Members will also be able to receive video analyses done by Johan Kriek; adult and junior players will enjoy instructions by JKTA coaches as well as discounted rates for the Johan Kriek Tennis Academy Camps and much more. #JohanKriekTennisAcademy #TrumpNationalGolfClub #TrumpNationalCharlotte #Trump #Charlotte #tennis

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#tbt October 1981 Johan Kriek beats John McEnroe in Australia

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#tbt ATP Rankings October 1984 with Johan Kriek at number 10

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#tbt ATP Rankings as printed in the International Tennis Weekly in October 1984 with Johan Kriek at number 10. Johan Kriek’s highest singles ranking was number 7 and doubles 12 in the world. Bottom pictures: left – Johan Kriek at the Masters in 1984; right – Johan after beating John McEnroe in October of 1985. […]

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Pre-tournament Mental Training by Johan Kriek

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