Johan Kriek, former ATP number 7 who competed in the ATP Masters Event several times will get to enjoy next year's Masters as a special guest. We are looking forward to it. Thank you for the Invitation: "The Finals Club: We remind you that you are part of a new ATP initiative celebrating players that competed in the Masters/Barclays ATP World Tour Finals since 1970. Next year, as part of the 80s decade, you will be invited to join us during the finals weekend [...]
Johan & Daga Kriek with their kids behind the scenes at the US Open feat. Tom Gullikson, Jeff Tarango, Ivan Lendl, Tracy Austin, Fritz Buehning, Mariaan De Swardt & John-Laffnie De Jager #USOpen #tennis #JohanKriek #IvanLendl #TomGullikson #TracyAustin
#tbt Delray Beach ATP Tournament 2012. With the Delray Beach ATP Tournament currently being played in South Florida, here is a look back to the 2012 event. Group picture: Bianca Krickstein, Aaron Krickstein, Michael Chang, Ivan Lendl, Johan Kriek holding daughter Karolina, Daga Kriek, Mikael Pernfors & Jimmy Arias. Other pictures are from the Johan Kriek vs Ivan Lendl match (Kriek was the winner of that match)
#tbt The countdown to the ATP Tour Masters continues. Here is another ATP Masters group pictures from NYC from the past that was printed in the New York Times. Players featured on the group picture: Johan Kriek, Mats Wilander, Ivan Lendl, Joakim Nystrom, John McEnroe, Henrik Sundstrom, Eliot Teltscher and Tomas Smid. Top pictures: action shots of Johan Kriek.
#tbt Roland Garros 1986: @johankriek beats Guillermo Vilas to face Ivan Lendl in the semi-final. Beating Vilas was one of the toughest matches Johan has ever played. It was a match that took so much out of Johan that it left him injured for many weeks and forced him to miss Wimbledon that year.
It was a fun night at the PowerShares Tennis event in Charlotte. Johan & Daga Kriek as well Johan Kriek Tennis Academy coaches and some of the academy players and parents spent the evening watching tennis biggest names play tonight. Johan & Daga as well as academy coaches, Evgeny and Nino, also attended the players' party prior to the matches. Pictures: academy players and coaches with Jimmy Connors, John McEnroe, Pat Cash, Johan Kriek and Jimmy Arias. Daga Kriek with Karen Happer. Johan & Daga [...]
It's been a busy but fun day for Johan Kriek at the PowerShares Tennis event in Nashville, TN. The day started with a relaxing breakfast with a good friend Pat Cash, followed by sponsor clinics with the other players and finally matches that are still going on... The event will continue tomorrow in Charlotte, NC, the home of the Johan Kriek Tennis Academy. Pictures: Johan Kriek with Ivan Lendl & Jimmy Connors after conducting clinics, Jimmy Connors learning how to do a selfie :), Johan [...]
With the PowerShares Tennis event starting in Nashville tomorrow, it's time for the players to warm up. Well, any kind of warm up will do at this point ;) Picture: Johan Kriek and Ivan Lendl currently warming up in Nashville with a round of golf
Johan Kriek is scheduled to reunite with his ATP Tour friends: John McEnroe, Jimmy Connors, Ivan Lendl and Pat Cash next week on Wednesday, March 12th to perform clinics during the PowerShare Series event in Nashville, TN. For more information on the PowerShare Series please visit www.PowerSharesSeries.com or follow @sc_tennis on Twitter. Picture: Johan Kriek with Jimmy Connors, Björn Borg and John McEnroe during the 1993-2001 senior tour on which Johan reached the number 1 ranking in both singles and doubles
As mentioned on Twitter today by @ThisDayInTennis: "Oct. 2, 1988: Michael Chang, 16, beats @johankriek, 14 years his senior, 62 63 to win Transamerica Open in San Francisco." As we mentioned in a post before, Johan did get his revenge against Chang later on. Last time the two players played a tournament together was in 2012 at the Champions Tour in Delray Beach, FL. Aaron Krickstein, Ivan Lendl, Michael Pernfors and Jimmy Arias were some of the other players competing in that event.