Future Tennis Stars Competing in Elite ITF Events in Europe

May 22, 2003 01:09 PM

Invited by USTA High Performance Coaches, Ricardo Acuna, Richard Ashby, Debbie Graham and Martin Van Daalen, the players chosen to represent the United States at the three ITF events in Europe will enjoy an experience of a lifetime. The players will be competing in the 44th Italian Junior Open, the 39th Astrid Bowl (Belgian International Junior Championships) and the International Junior Championships of France, Roland Garros. All three events will be held between May 19 and June 8. The tournament experience will provide an excellent developmental experience and for the players and afford them the opportunity to build on their ITF World Junior Ranking.

Ricardo Acuna, USTA High Performance Coach (Belgium & France only)
Martin Van Daalen, USTA High Performance Coach

Brian Baker Nashville, TN (Belgium & France only)
Robert Cameron Lenoir City, TN (Belgium & France only)
Alex Kuznetsov Richboro, PA
Timothy Neilly Bradenton, FL
Phillip Simmonds Reston, VA (Belgium & France only)
Denis Zivkovic Sunny Isles Beach, FL

Richard Ashby, USTA High Performance Coach
Debbie Graham, USTA High Performance Coach

Julia Cohen Weston, FL
Mary Gambale Billerica, MA
Jamea Jackson Bradenton, FL (Belgium & France only)
Krysty Marcio Sunrise, FL
Michelle Mitchell East Amherst, NY/Hilton Head Is., SC
Alexandra Mueller Abington, PA
Katrina Tsang Raleigh, NC

Congratulations should go out to the players invited to compete on the official team representing the United States in ITF competition in Europe.