We are happy to announce that Keith-Patrick Crowley will base his training with Johan Kriek and the Johan Kriek Tennis Academy.<
Keith is a professional tennis player from South Africa and his current ATP rankings are:
ATP Singles ranking: 780
ATP Doubles Ranking: 540
In the past two years Keith has been the hitting partner for Andy Murray, Andy Roddick, David Ferrer and Gilles Simon.
Keith-Patrick Crowley’s bio:
Keith’s career on the Pro Tour began in Mexico the year after he graduated from the University of Miami. He picked up his first ATP point in singles and went on to reach the quarter final on the same trip. He continued to play in the USA (California) and Colombia (Bogota) where he picked up a few more points but eventually towards the end of the year Keith made a big jump after making finals in Zimbabwe and quarter finals in South African Futures $10,000 leaving him with a year end ranking of 758 in singles.
In doubles Keith jumped through the rankings even faster, making semi finals in Mexico, California, Florida, Ecuador, Columbia and South Africa. He finished off the year with his first professional doubles title in Zimbabwe.
While Keith’s singles ranking keeps improving after wins in the USA, Greece and India, his biggest wins came in doubles this year.
He made semi finals in the USA before heading to Greece and India, where he reached the finals and semi finals in Athens, Greece, followed by a semi final and a final in Chennai, India and his second Professional Title in Coimbatore, India. All of the above tournaments were $10,000 Futures. Junior Tennis Bio:
Keith-Patrick Crowley played number 1 singles and doubles for the University of Miami.
He was ranked number 1 under-18 in both singles and doubles in South Africa in 2005-06.
Keith played at number 1 in both singles and doubles at Paul Roos from 2004-06.
His team was three-time national champions (2003-05) and four-time regional champions (2003-06)
A personal message from Keith:
“I would like to thank Johan and Daga at the Johan Kriek Tennis Academy for this opportunity. I look forward to working with you guys. I hope we can keep building my career on the Professional tour and your Academy in years to come, I believe we will make a great team – two South Africans, a Hurricane and a Hokie!”