June 2011

Sutton Tennis Academy Girls compete for GB against Latvia!

“Lana Rush & Freya Christie compete with the GB team today against Latvia.. 1st round main if we win we qualify for worlds ”
Best of Luck Girls!!

Final stages for our players at La Baule – Good Luck!

Lots of practice matches for Kristina and Caleb yesterday and Emile winning his consolation semi-final against a boy from France. Emile will play his consolation final today. Mika booked her place in the final yesterday with a 5-0 5-0 against a girl from Germany. Julian Lewis plays his semi-final this morning and Mika with her doubles final this afternoon.

Best of  luck!

Latest news at La Baule today!

Great fighting spirit in La Baule today with every match going to three sets. Julian Lewis losing in the semi-final boys U11 6-4 4-6 3-6 and Emile Hudd losing 6-4 5-7 5-7 in a three hour marathon! Mika also playing doubles U9 final and losing in three sets 5-3 4-5 4-5. Mika will play the final of her U9 girls singles tomorrow morning.
Best of Luck!

Junior BTM’s get into Wimbledon for £5

Junior Sutton Tennis Academy players who have a BTM can get into Wimbledon for £5. Anyone with a Junior BTM can follow the link and go after 5pm.

A tough week in Bournemouth!

Sutton players competed at the Bournemouth Open seeing Zack Norman reach the third round in the u12 boys event and Rebecca Finch reached the quarter finals in the u18 girls!
“A tough week here in Bournemouth but back to the academy for some good training and preparation for the next event and the up and coming Nationals”
Best of luck from us all here at Sutton!

Well done Marion for this Wimbledon 2011

Well done Marion for this Wimbledon 2011 and thank you for visiting us this year! All the best for the next few months. From Sutton Tennis Academy Team and Staff

Sutton Tennis Academy Players compete in Italy

Sutton (GB) 2 and Ukrain 1 as they battle at Summer Cup in Italy.
Sutton player Lana Rush representing GB winning her 3hr match 6/2 in the third set. Sutton player Freya Christie then went onto lose a tight marathon match 6/8 in the third.  Both girls went on to out play their opponents in doubles taking the match 3 & 2.
Fantastic work girls! Kepp up the good work.
From all coaches and staff at STA

The STA team compete in France

Good Luck to Caleb Simms, Emile Hudd, Kristina Georgieva and Mika Stojanovic in France! The STA team went on Saturday with academy coach Craig Veal. Good luck also to Julian Lewis who is travelling with the LTA team. This will be a great International experience for all players. Best of Luck!

Emily Webley Smith represents STA at Wimbledon

Emily Webley Smith represents Sutton Tennis Academy at Wimbledon, having received a wild card into main draw. A tough first round playing Klara Zakopalova ranked 35 in the World.

Four Sutton Tennis Academy players qualify for Roehampton Grade 1

Four Sutton Tennis Academy players got into Roehampton Grade 1 qualifying;Freya Christie, Emily Gibbens, Lily Miyazaki, and Lana Rush.
Two players – Lily Miyazaki and Lana Rush made it through to Main Draw. Sutton Tennis Academy players continue to climb the rankings! Sutton girls turn up the heat as their rankings continue to improve! Listed below are just some of the latest rankings.
Emily Webley-Smith – 241 WTA
 Tash Starling – receives her first WTA ranking
 Yuriko Miyazaki – 459 ITF
 Emily Gibbens – 780 ITF
 Freya Christie – 864 ITF