For group pictures of all the children and their coaches: Click Here.
A new member joined the team this year as tennis instructor: Iston Iston is a success story of previous summers and currently works as an assistant tennis pro at Malliouhana Hotel. And under the auspices of the Anguilla Tennis Academy, Iston is offering continued tennis coaching for children - for more information on Iston and this coaching opportunity, Click Here.
The camp was created by young Anguillian students who volunteered their time and energy while home for the summer from attending college in the USA: Mitchelle Lake (bio) who now works for BET in Washington DC, and Damien Hughes (bio) at Morehouse College (www.morehouse.edu) in Atlanta, Georgia.
Read all about the preparations for this summer 2000 program in The Daily Herald: Click Here.
And read about the start of Tennis Camp 2000 in The Daily Herald: Click Here.
Johan Kriek, a professional tennis player from Naples Florida, came to Anguilla to assist with the coaching of the children. Read about Johan's visit to Anguilla in The Daily Herald: Click Here.
Johan was ranked in the top twenty from 1980 to 1985, with a career best world ranking of #7 in 1984. He won fifteen singles titles and twelve doubles titles. He won the Australian Open twice and was in the semi final of the US Open in 1980.
Read about the cocktail party reception that the tennis academy put on for Johan, and see the pictures (all the island turned out): Click Here.
Visiting coaches were hosted by Carimar Beach Club, Frangipani Beach Club and the Malliouhana Hotel. Read more about the last week of tennis camp and see more pictures: Click Here.
Samek Connor and Sherma Richardson emerged winners in the Junior Boys and Girls finals of the Tennis Academy tournaments. In the Under 12 category, the boys' match was won by Randal Petty and Shara Proctor is the winner in the under 12 girls. To read about the summer 2000 tournament, Click Here.
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