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#tbt World's most exclusive Pro-Am Tennis Event is only a few days away, the Necker Cup on Sir Richard Branson's private Necker Island. Here are some of Johan and Daga Kriek's private pictures from 2013 Necker Cup featuring world's biggest tennis stars as well as little Kristian and Karolina Kriek. Besides Johan Kriek other players and celebrities featured on the pictures include: Rafael Nadal, Mike Bryan, Boris & Lilly Becker, Sorana Cirstea & Ana Ivanovic, Sir Richard Branson, Jimmy Buffett, Martina Navratilova, Petra Kvitova, Marion [...]

#tbt It's the time of the year for Johan Kriek, his wife Daga and their two children to attend various charity events that take place in New York City and the Hamptons around the US Open. This years' events that the Krieks are scheduled to attend are: Necker Cup - NYC Charity Beach Tennis Boat Party, Michael Milken's PCF Fundraiser at the Hamptons, the annual US Open Goes Polish event in NYC as well as the US Open. The collage features pictures from the past [...]

The Underdog - Australian Open men's final preview by Johan Kriek @johankriek The 2014 Australian Open has been a very interesting one. We saw good players make a big push and reached higher levels with their games and their results show. Players like Cibulkova and Wawrinka have been near the very top of the rankings but with hard work, some new direction with new coaches and focus on mental training, they have pushed themselves very hard and reached new levels for themselves. I find it [...]

My television will be on virtually 24 hours of the day for the 2014 Australian Open. On the men's side a number of rivalries will continue for that coveted trophy not to mention to aim for that number 1 ranking. Nadal is right on track with a win in the Middle East right before the major and has done nothing to disrupt his plans in any way. Business as usual for Rafa. He has not hired a "former great" as a coach like some of [...]

It is with lots of interest in all media especially social media that we read of the new additions on the men's side. What is striking is the fact that all of the coaches that are hired were superstars from the 80's and 90's. It started with Murray hiring Ivan Lendl and we can clearly see the improvement since Lendl joined the Murray camp. Now Roger Federer has hired Stefan Edberg, former number 1 serve and volley expert from Sweden and Boris Becker is hired [...]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rdPDdn-vEVA Necker Cup 2013- the official video starring Kristian Kriek as the sleeping baby and daddy Johan Kriek on the court with other tennis stars including Sir Richard Branson, Rafa Nadal, Martina Navratilova, Stefan Edberg, Boris Becker, Mike Bryan, Ana Ivanovic, Petra Kvitova, MarionBartoli, Sorana Cirstea, Kevin Anderson, Michael Russell, Daniela Hantuchova, Mario Ancic, Vince Spadea and Dominic Inglot

Necker Cup 2013 Day 2: Rafael Nadal showing soccer skills, Mike Bryan holding Kristian Kriek, Johan Kriek with Sir Richard Branson after their beach tennis match, Marion Bartoli taking on Johan Kriek, Johan Kriek playing beach tennis with Sir Richard Branson, Ana Ivanovic, Johan Kriek, Michael Russell and others grabbing lunch, Karolina Kriek enjoying the hot tub with Sam Branson, Karolina Kriek asking Sorana Cirstea if she was a mermaid :), Michael Russell with Johan Kriek and Kristian Kriek

Necker Cup Day 1: Johan & Daga Kriek with their kids (Karolina & Kristian), Johan Kriek and Rafa Nadal, the girls: Ana Ivanovic, Daniela Hantuchova, Marion Bartoli & Petra Kvitova, Johan Kriek talking to another South African: Kevin Anderson, Kristian Krieks with Boris Becker and his wife Lilly, Johan Kriek vs Sir Richard Branson, Kristian Kriek enjoying the pool with Isabella Branson, Martina Navratilova watching Johan Kriek with Boris Becker in the umpire chair, Sir Richard Branson smiling while passing Karolina and Kristian Kriek on [...]

Necker Cup 2013 Day 1: Johan Kriek with his kids, Daga Kriek on a boat with daughter Karolina and Martina Navratilova, Karolina Kriek watching daddy with Maria (Rafa's girlfriend), Sir Richard Branson and others, Johan Kriek playing vs Rafa Nadal, Kristian Kriek with Annette Edberg (Stefan Edberg's wife), Johan Kriek talking to Carlos (Rafa's manager) with Mario Ancic sitting next to them on a boat.

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