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#tbt October 1981: Johan Kriek beat the number 1 player in the world, John McEnroe, 3/6 6/3 6/3 at the Mazda Superchallenge tournament in Melbourne, Australia. Johan Kriek and John McEnroe have faced each other close to 25 times in their careers. They both played together on the regular professional tour as well as nine years on the senior professional tour with Jimmy Connors and Björn Borg. On the senior tour, Johan reached the number 1 world ranking in both singles and doubles.

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 [...]

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

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