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A big weekend coming up for Johan Kriek, who received a special invitation from the ATP Finals Club to join other tennis greats such as Borg, Connors, McEnroe, Becker, Edberg, Lendl, Wilander to celebrate former tennis stars who competed in the ATP Tennis Masters events during the 1980s. We included a picture from a Masters event that took place in the 1980s in New York City. Players featured on the picture: Johan Kriek, John McEnroe, Mats Wilander, Ivan Lendl, Joakim Nystrom, Henrik Sundstrom, Eliot Teltscher [...]

#tbt San Francisco October 1985: Johan Kriek beat the number 1 player in the world, John McEnroe, in the quarterfinals. Bottom left: John McEnroe congratulating Johan after the upset. Johan ended up reaching the finals of the event where he lost to Stefan Edberg. #JohanKriek #JohnMcEnroe #StefanEdberg #tennislegends #ATP #ATPTour #SanFrancisco #tennishistory #throwbackthursday #JohanKriekTennisAcademy

#tbt August 17, 1984 Johan Kriek wins the North American Tennis Open in Livingston, New Jersey. As we found in the article, the following was the top 10 ATP ranking at that time: 1. Ivan Lendl 2. John McEnroe 3. Jimmy Connors 4. Mats Wilander 5. Andres Gomez 6. Jimmy Arias 7. Yannick Noah 8. Johan Kriek 9. Anders Jarryd 10. Juan Aguilera... PS. Only 13 days left until the Johan Kriek Tennis Academy kick off at the PGA National Resort and Spa in Palm [...]

#tbt May 1985: Johan Kriek beats Jimmy Arias to win Alan King/Caesars Palace Tennis Classic in Las Vegas. All together Johan has won 14 professional singles titles and 8 doubles titles reaching a ranking of number 7 in the world in singles and 12 in doubles. #JohanKriek #AlanKing #caesarspalace #LasVegas #tennis #ATP #JimmyArias #tennislegends #tennishistory #tennistbt #throwbackthursday

ITF 10K Charleston SC update: After winning two rounds, 16-year old Ramya Natarajan lost today in her final round qualification match. "We are very happy with Ramya's performance at her very first ITF Pro Circuit event. She has a bright future ahead and we will work hard to get her ready for future pro level tournaments," said Johan Kriek. Ramya is on her way back to our academy to get ready for the upcoming 10K ITF Pro Circuit event in Hilton Head. A former top [...]

ITF/CollegeTennis/ATP/WTA Training has finally kicked off this week at the Johan Kriek Tennis Academy! This particular program features not only Johan Kriek, former number 7 player in the world and a two-time Australian Open champion, but also Tim Wilkison, former number 23 player in the world! On the picture with Johan and Tim, you see Ramya Natarajan from Chennai India who is currently training at JKTA to get ready for the WTA Tour. #JohanKriekTennisAcademy #JohanKriek #TimWilkison #JKTA #JKTAteam #elitetennisacademy #Charlotte #ITF #WTA #ATP #tennis

#tbt Past Rossignol tennis stars featuring Johan Kriek (former ATP #7) and Tim Wilkison (former ATP #23). Both players are now focused on developing tennis players including advanced ITF players and pro tour players at the Johan Kriek Tennis Academy in Charlotte, NC. The academy offers highest level coaching to players all ages and skills including the upcoming full boarding academy with available schooling options to players focused on getting ready for high level college tennis and/or the professional tour. The academy is now enrolling [...]

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