Big congratulations to Jenna Thompson, girls’ 14 NC State Tar Heel Qualifier (NC L1) singles champion! JKTA team including Johan Kriek and Sabina Simmonds as well as Jenna’s parents and siblings were there to support Jenna! Awesome job Jenna!! #JohanKriekTennisAcademy #JKTA #JKTAteam #elitetennisacademy #JohanKriek #SabinaSimmonds #JennaThompson #tennis #juniortennis #champion

Busy weekend for JKTA players and coaches. More than 20 of our academy players in action in two major junior tournaments in North and South Carolina this weekend. Results coming soon. If you would like to experience coaching from some of the world’s former best players, sign up for our summer camps now! Space limited! To register call 704.488.2314. (Picture from today’s tournament: Johan Kriek & Sabina Simmonds with JKTA players: Jenna Thompson and Sydney Landau). Good luck to all JKTA players this weekend! For all the rest, hope to see you at our academy this summer! #JKTA #JohanKriekTennisAcademy #JKTAteam #JohanKriek #SabinaSimmonds #Tennis #SummerCamps #elitetennisacademy #Charlotte #NorthCarolina

#tbt Only 3 more days until Roland Garros! Picture: Roland Garros 1986: Johan Kriek defeated the clay master, Guillermo Vilas in the quarterfinal to reach the Roland Garros semi-finals! A match that Johan still considers as one of the most physically demanding matches he has ever played in his career. #JohanKriek #GuillermoVilas #RolandGarros #FrenchOpen #tennis #tennislegends #tennishistory #GrandSlam #throwbackthursday

Huge congratulations to Mark Agafonov, boys’ 8 (yellow ball division) Little Mo Southern Sectionals (Marietta, GA) singles champion! Mark, who has trained at our academy since he was a beginner, just recently started to compete in tournaments and this was his very first Little Mo experience. What a start Mark! We are very proud of you!! Keep up the hard work! #MarkAgafonov #JohanKriekTennisAcademy #JKTA #JKTAteam #tennis #littleMo #champion #tennischampion

Team Shanghai Advances to The Finals At China’s National Games

May 16, 2015

Shanghai Team: Tien Yu, Ke Xuan and Chun Xi, during a rain delay at the People’s National Games in Nanjing, China. The Shanghai China Girls Junior Team prepared for the National Games with Tim Wilkison in Charlotte, NC. They also spent some time training with Tim at our academy. The team just advanced through the […]

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Johan Kriek & Tim Wilkison Team Up for an Adult Training Session

May 16, 2015

Johan Kriek and Tim Wilkison put together an adult afternoon training session today for a group of Harvard Business Alumni who chose Charlotte and the Johan Kriek Tennis Academy as the place for their reunion. Post tennis feedback was great and Johan and Tim were already asked to do it again. This is just the […]

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#tbt Johan Kriek & Other Tennis Greats featured on the Inaugural Champions Tour Season Poster 

May 14, 2015

#tbt Posters you can find at Johan Kriek’s house. This one is from the Inaugural Season of the Champions Tour. Besides Johan Kriek, you can fine the following tennis greats on the poster: Tom Gullikson, Bjorn Borg, Guillermo Vilas, Stan Smith, Vitas Gerulaitis, Marty Riessen, Jimmy Connors, Roscoe Tanner, Jose-Luis Clerc, Peter Fleming, John Lloyd, […]

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Johan Kriek Joins Other Tennis Stars at the Caliente Invitational Charity Tennis Event

May 2, 2015

   Johan Kriek joined other tennis greats today at the Caliente Invitational PRO-AM Tennis Event at the River Oaks Country Club in Houston, Texas. The event benefits the Clayton Dabney Foundation for kids with cancer. Players featured on the picture from left to right: Jared Palmer, Chris Haggard, Don Johnson, Johan Kriek, Wayne Ferreira and […]

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Liza Khabarova Reaches 10K ITF Pro Circuit Doubles Final

April 24, 2015

   Congratulations to Liza Khabarova (RUS) and her doubles partner for reaching the final at $10,000 Pro Circuit ITF in Shymkent, Kazakhstan! This was Liza’s first tournament after spending a few months training at our academy. On the way to the final, Liza and her doubles partner beat the number 2 seeded team. We are […]

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#tbt Experience JKTA 

April 23, 2015

   #tbt JKTA coaches and players. We are very proud of our players as well as our coaching team that includes three former top 26 players in the world! If you want to experience the Johan Kriek Tennis Academy, it is not too late to sign up for our summer camps! To register please call […]

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