6 results for month: 02/2016

ATA Alumni Andrew Parks Earns Player of the Week Award

ATA Alumni Andrew Parks Earns Player of the Week Award Air Force Academy senior and ATA alumni Andrew Parks went 4-0 this past weekend to earn player of the week award for the Mountain West Conference. He also earned his first career win over a nationally ranked opponent! Congrats to Andrew! To read more on his weekend results click here.

“Tennis” by William McEwin

William McEwin is a second grader that is in ATA's Junior Development program. He wrote this poem for school and it is about his match at a Junior Team Tennis event. If you have ever met William he is very energetic and you can tell he loves the sport! "Tennis" My tennis game was a miss! I swung too early, I swung too late. I swung too low, I swung too high. I swung too light, I swung too hard. I did a wrong stroke, I swung to the side. That's ok, that's alright because I love tennis and it's a wild ride!!!

Meghan O’Malley To Attend U.S. Naval Academy

Austin Tennis Academy veteran Meghan O’Malley will sign her letter of intent to attend the United States Naval Academy on Wednesday evening while the community comes together to celebrate. “I am fortunate to have grown up at ATA,” Meghan said. Meghan has been a consistent staple in the programs at ATA since she was 10. When she looks back on it all, it is the people who stand out the most. “I am grateful to have trained with great tennis coaches who are also great people,” Meghan said. “They commanded that I give my best on the court and they were dedicated to making me a better player. Most importantly, they cared about me as a ...

ATA dominance at Excellence

ATA players comprehensively dominated their respective draws at last weekend's SuperChamp Excellence tournament held in Austin and Corpus Christi. Abigail Chiu captured the Girls 18s A draw in impressive fashion the week after she won Doubles Excellence. After notching a straight set victory over the #1 ranked player in Texas in the semifinals, Abigail played her best tennis in the finals against the #6 ranked player in Texas, Sydney Riley, who recently signed to play at Clemson. According to Coach Doug Davis, "Abigail was mentally tough throughout the three set battle and she used an effective blend of aggressive baseline play combined with smart ...

Abigail Chiu: Winningest doubles player in ATA history

Capturing the Girls 18s doubles title at last weekend's Excellence tournament is yet another accomplishment in a storied junior career filled with a variety of other significant doubles titles that Abigail Chiu has earned in sectional, national and international competition. Abigail first made her mark as one of the premiere doubles players in the country by winning a Bronze Ball at the Girls 12s Hardcourt Nationals in 2010. This victory was the beginning of a remarkable string of USTA Balls in doubles including winning a Silver Ball at the Girls 14s Winter Nationals in 2012 and a Gold Ball at the Girls 14s Easter Bowl in 2013 that highlight ...

David Benzel Webinar and Article

Please join David Benzel on Thursday Feb 18 at 8pm for a 45 min webinar "Three Steps for Getting Your Athletic Family on the Same Page." Click here to register. Also, there is a new Winners Connection article, "The Only Two Questions You Need to Ask Yourself."  Click here to learn more.