?? Welcome Victoria Emma to our academy! Victoria just turned 17 years old and is ranked 92 in the world on the ITF Junior ranking. Victoria worked with Johan Kriek as a young junior player in Florida and is now back training with Johan in our academy to get ready for the professional tour. "Victoria is a strong player with a great serve and a great work ethic. I am looking forward to helping Victoria reach her full potential." #VictoriaEmma #JohanKriek #JohanKriekTennisAcademy #JKTA #teamJKTA #Tennis [...]
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 [...]
Sabina is finally here! Former number 26 WTA player in the world, South African/ Italian tennis star with a Polish heritage, Sabina Simmonds, has finally joined Johan Kriek and our elite coaches: Nino, Evgeny, David and Yani, as a full-time coach at our academy.
#tbt With tennis fans currently focused on the WTA Tour Finals in Singapore, here are some pictures from the past featuring Johan, Daga and Kristian Kriek with WTA players who are participating in this year's final event as well as their coaches and families. Pictures include: Daga & Johan Kriek on a group picture with Caroline Wozniacki and Agnieszka Radwanska from the 2014 US Open Goes Polish event, Johan and Serena Williams at the 2009 Wimbledon Champions Gala, Johan and Eugenie Bouchard's coach, Nick Saviano, [...]
Attention ITF Pro Tour players as well as pre college tennis players. This is a special offer for a very limited number of players! Come and join our elite program that offers full day high quality training with multiple Grand Slam champion, Johan Kriek, and his team; full-time travel coach, first class housing, gym training at an Olympic Performance Center, mental training and more for a flat monthly fee. For players who are getting ready to play college tennis, we can help with college placement. [...]
Good luck to Luda Vasilyeva (RUS) at the 10K ITFProCircuit event in Orlando, Florida. Luda is scheduled to play her first main draw round doubles today and will face a qualifier in her first singles main draw round tomorrow.
After a month of solid training at the Johan Kriek Tennis Academy, Liudmila Vasilyeva (RUS) begins the 100,000K WTA qualifying event in Midland, MI with a 6/4 6/1 victory. Congratulations Luda and good luck in the next round!
The Johan Kriek Tennis Academy welcomes Russian WTA player: Liudmila Vasilyeva. Liudmila (Luda) was born in Kamensk-Yralsky, Russia where she grew up and learned to play tennis. As a junior player, Luda reached an ITF ranking of 394. At the age of 17 Luda played in the semi-finals of the Russian Championships and decided to move to the USA to play college tennis at the Washington State University where she graduated with a finance degree. After her college career, during which she competed at the [...]