#tbt Johan Kriek at the 1986 US Indoor Nationals in Memphis

#throwbackthursday The Memphis ATP event is about to start. Here is a picture of Johan Kriek in February 1986 at the Volvo US Nationals in Memphis. This particular picture is from Johan’s match against Larry Stefanki. Johan won the match 6/3 6/1. Even though Johan did not win the 1986 tournament, he did win the US National title in Memphis in 1982 beating John McEnroe in the final.

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Daga Mrozek Kriek began playing tennis at the age of 9, in her native country, Poland, achieving the number 3 ranking in Juniors for three consecutive years. She has also excelled in collegiate tennis at Virginia Tech where she played for four years on a full athletic scholarship. She was named the team’s Most Valuable Player in 1996 and was a member of the Atlantic 10 Championship Team from 1996 to 1999.

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