Early Christmas :-)

At Rob Park Tara won the 12s singles after only dropping 6 games in the whole tournament, Cedric made the final of the 10s singles, and Dylan won the conso with some good wins along the way. At East Freo Paige won the conso, Cam came runner-up in the 16s, and Dylan and Zac came runner up in the 14s doubles. Thanks for the good start to the holidays kids and the early Xmas presents!! Well done and keep up the good work. Tate John Dan Dragan

December Showdown

Talia won the 16s singles at the December Showdown Australian Championships. She also won the 18s doubles with partner Annerly Poulos. Tara came 19th in the 12s singles which is an improved performance from previous nationals, and taught Tate some interesting dance steps along the way! Korbin won his first match then had some learning experiences and came in around 30th which is a very decent first nationals appearance. Derianne won her second match and finished around 40th out of 64 in what was a good learning experience for her. It was a very good trip all round and we look forward to making use of what was learned for the future. Well done to all who competed and thanks to the family memb

Newcombe Medal Australian Tennis Awards

Tate has won the Australian Talent Development Coach of the year award at the Newcombe Medal, and Talia has won the Junior Star of the year award at the same event. https://www.tennis.com.au/wa/news/2019/12/05/was-dynamic-pair-win-at-newcombe-medal-awards

Crystal Graduates from SIDE and gets a US College Scholarship

Big congratulations to Crystal for receiving a full scholarship to Harding University in Arkansas. Earlier this year John went to the US to begin to establish the relationships necessary to help our players avail themselves of these great opportunities to continue their progress academically and athletically. Harding was a school John found to be a particularly good fit for an aspiring young player from Australia. The coach is a master professional of 35 years and the school is in a safe community. Crystal’s outstanding junior career saw her receive many full scholarship offers from division 1 and division 2 universities but after careful consideration all parties mutually decided on Harding

WTA Future Stars and ITFs

By accumulating the most ITF points of any 16 and under female in Australia in 2019, Talia won a points race and earned a place in a global invitational event called the WTA Future Stars. This event took place in October alongside the WTA Year End Finals in Shenzhen China. Talia was coached by Tate and mentored by Casey Dellacqua through an intense week of competition where she won 6 of 7 singles matches, falling to the eventual winner of the event in the semi-final. Among many highlights of an amazing week, Talia also met Grand Slam Champions Ash Barty and her coach Craig Tyzzer, Mary Pearce, Martina Hingis, Petra Kvitova, and also got to know a host of fantastic WTA and ITF staff, official

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