4 results for month: 08/2016
Austin Tennis Academy student Ashley Weinhold earned her way into the main draw of the women’s doubles at the 2016 US Open Tennis Championships in New York City with her partner Caitlin Whoriskey. "It's really great to back at the Open," Ashley said. "It's always been one of my favorite places to play since Juniors." Weinhold has earned 5 doubles titles since the start of 2015, 4 of them with her partner for the Open, Caitlin Whoriskey. "Caitlin & I have had a lot of success together as a team, especially lately & I believe we deserve to be in this position," Weinhold said. "It's going to be her first main draw of a slam ...
The USTA Super National Hard-courts Tournaments unfolded earlier this month, with a record 20 ATA Academy players earning a spot in the event - a quarter of the entire Academy group.
Coach Newman Recommended Article, “How Does Physical Training Increase Your Child’s Tennis Mental Toughness?”
Physically fit players are less likely to feel discomfort than unfit players in the same match. Therefore, fit players are able to place their focus, energy and attention on helpful processes that increase the chances of success. There are other reasons for the link between physical fitness and mental fitness. Physical pain and emotional pain are housed in the same area of our brain. Stronger bodies, stronger brains! Click here to read the full article from Parenting Mentally Tough Tennis by Anthony Ross.
The 2016 USTA Clay Court National Championships unfolded last week, with 14 ATA Academy players competing across all age divisions. The standout performance came from ATA College Prep Senior Abigail Chiu, who brought home a Gold Ball for winning 1st place in Girl’s 18s doubles - her 8th National Ball overall.