Anna Popescu has been competing this past month in Monastir, Tunisia in four 15K pro events. The tour was successful as Anna attained her first singles ranking and further increased her doubles WTA rankings to #1200 and #620 respectively.
The last week in September is a week where the best junior players in the world come to represent their countries in the Junior Davis Cup. BETA’s own Joel Pierleoni, 15, is part of the U16 Great Britain team that is competing in Budapest this week.
As our training programmes for 2018 begin this coming week, it is a good time to reflect on the achievements of our players in 2017. A year which has seen success throughout all levels of the academy.
We are very pleased to announce the arrival of Steve Dunklin to the Berkhamsted Elite Tennis Academy team from September 2017.
Joel Pierleoni, last week competed in an event in Stockholm, Sweden, at the Kungens Kanna club, home of the ATP 250 event that is played each October in Stockholm. Joel won the doubles event and finished runner up in the singles, which has jumped his ranking up to number 13 in Europe.
February half term has been anther busy week with our players competing in events at Batchwood, Northwood, Gosling and Gerrard’s Cross as well as our pro tour players competing in Wirral and Corby.
It has been a busy start to 2017 with the BETA team competing around the UK and Europe, tennis director Tyrell Diaz Stevens has been away at the Australian Open working with top 100 doubles players and our spring term training has began in earnest.
The first half of the Autumn term for 2016 has passed and our BETA players have been busy working hard on the practice court and competing in tournaments around the county and region. Catch up with all the news below.
Over the last week Larissa Gungah, 16, has won 2 tournaments in Edgbaston and Felixstowe respectively. She also finished runner-up in a 3rd event in Nottingham.