EPT NEWS AND RESULTS 

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Brooke Black wins singles and doubles titles at Ireland J5 Junior ITF 

Tuesday 8th November 2022

Congratulations to EPT player Brooke Black for winning both the singles and doubles titles last week at the J5 Junior ITF in Castlebar, Ireland. 

 

Well done Brooke!

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Ivan Denisov and Bekhan Altangeriev make doubles final at 15k Futures in Kuwait 

Monday 31st October 2022

Well done to EPT players Ivan Denisov and Bekhan Atlangeriev for making the doubles final last week at the 15k Futures event in Kuwait.

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Oliver Bonding wins singles and doubles titles at J3 Junior ITF in South Africa

Monday 31st October 2022

Congratulations to EPT player Oliver Bonding for winning the singles and doubles titles again this week at the J3 Junior ITF in Pretoria, South Africa.

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Dario Puljic wins 14’s singles at Sutton Grade 3 

Monday 31st October 2022

Well done to EPT player Dario Puljic for winning the u14’s singles title at the grade 3 at Sutton Tennis Academy last week.

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Robert Beznea makes final of Taunton British Tour 

Monday 10th October 2022

Well done to EPT player Robert Beznea for making the final of the Taunton British Tour last week.

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Oliver Bonding wins singles and doubles titles at J3 Junior ITF in South Africa 

Monday 10th October 2022

Congratulations to EPT player Oliver Bonding for winning the singles and doubles titles at the J3 Junior ITF in Johannesburg, South Africa last week. 

 

Well done Oli!

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Robert Beznea wins British Tour in Hull 

Monday 10th October 2022

Congratulations to EPT player Robert Beznea for winning the singles title at the British Tour in Hull last week.

Well done, Robert!

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Mariam Bolkvadze wins 60K doubles title in Trnava, Slovakia

Monday 10th October 2022

Congratulations to EPT player Mariam Bolkvadze for winning the doubles title

at the 60K in Trnava, Slovakia last week.

 

Mariam won the title with her British partner Maia Lumsden without dropping a set. Well done Mariam!

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Bekhan Altangeriev reaches singles final of the 15K Futures in Monastir, Tunisia last week

Wednesday 21st September 2022

Well done to EPT player Bekhan Atlangeriev who reached the singles final of

the 15k Futures in Monastir, Tunisia last week.

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Raffaello Papajcik wins Cumberland British Tour

Thursday 22nd August 2022

Congratulations to EPT player Raffaello Papajcik for winning the Cumberland British Tour last week. Raffaello won the tournament without dropping a set all week. Raff has now won three British Tour titles in the last twelve months.

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Bekhan Atlangeriev wins 15k Futures singles title in Kazakhstan

Monday 8th August 2022

Congratulations to EPT player Bekhan Altangeriev for winning his first professional singles title at the 15k Futures in Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan last week.

 

Bekhan won the title without dropping a set and beat a former top 100 ATP singles player in the semi-final. Well done Bekhan!

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Bekhan Atlangeriev and Ivan Denisov win 15k Futures doubles title in Kazakhstan

Monday 8th August 2022

Congratulations to EPT players Bekhan Atlangeriev and Ivan Denisov for winning the doubles title at the 15k Futures in Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan.

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Oliver Bonding represents Great Britain at U16 European Championships

Monday 25th July 2022

Well done to EPT player Oliver Bonding for being selected to represent Great Britain at the 16 & under European Championships in Prerov, Czech Republic. 

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Jaquelyn Ogunwale makes final of Paddington British Tour

Saturday 9th July 2022

Well done to EPT player Jaquelyn Ogunwale for reaching the final of the Paddington British Tour this week.

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Kate Gardiner selected to represent Ireland at
the Billie Jean King Cup

Wednesday 6th July 2022

Well done to EPT player Kate Gardiner for being selected to represent her native Ireland in the Billie Jean King Cup. 

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Jaquelyn Ogunwale plays main draw Junior Wimbledon 

Tuesday 5th July 2022

Good luck to EPT player Jaquelyn Ogunwale and her partner Jessica Matthews who are competing in the doubles main draw at Junior Wimbledon.

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Jaquelyn Ogunwale wins West Worthing British Tour, Sally Pethybridge reaches final

Monday 20th June 2022

Congratulations to EPT players Jaquelyn Ogunwale for winning the title and Sally Pethybridge for making the final at the West Worthing British Tour. In an all EPT Women's final, Jaquelyn edged a closely fought contest winning 6-1 3-6 6-4.

Well done also to fellow EPT player James Beaven for making the semi-final at the West Wording British Tour.

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EPT coach and pro hitter Caleb Simms is official hitting partner at the Queen's ATP 500 

Friday 17th June 2022

EPT coach and pro hitter Caleb Simms has been working as the official hitting partner at the Queen's ATP 500 this week. Caleb has been hitting with many top players including Matteo Berrettini, Grigor Dimitrov and Stan Wawrinka.

We look forward to having Caleb back on court with our EPT players next week sharing lots of inside knowledge and insights into what the top players do and how they practice.

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Sam Nicholson reaches final at North Oxford British Tour

Thursday 7th June 2022

Well done to EPT player Sam Nicholson for reaching the final  for at the North Oxford British Tour last week.

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Sally Pethybridge wins North Oxford British Tour

Thursday 7th June 2022

Congratulations to EPT player Sally Pethybridge for winning the North Oxford British Tour last week.

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Top WTA player Alison Riske trains at EPT

Tuesday 31st May 2022

Great to have WTA player Alison Riske and her coach Tom Gutteridge training with us at the academy today.

Alison reached a career high ranking of 18 in the world and is a grand slam singles quarter-finalist. Alison has recorded wins over many top players including Ash Barty, Naomi Osaka, Garbine Muguruza and Angelique Kerber.

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EPT player Raffaello Papajcik for committing to the University of Denver, USA

Friday 27th May 2022

Congratulations to EPT player Raffaello Papajcik for signing to the University of Denver on a tennis scholarship.

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EPT Head coach interviewed on the Tom Haslam Podcast

Thursday 26th May 2022

EPT Head coach Stefan Sterland-Markovic discusses all things tennis on the Tom Haslam Podcast as he shares his experience and knowledge as well as talks about the Elite Performance Tennis program. 

The episode is available on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.

https://open.spotify.com/episode/185FsIMTwLtPtz8Q78J5Wg?si=6488620674a74e53

https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/s1-ep5-stefan-sterland-markovic-creating-your-own-playbook/id1612989361?i=1000558122147

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Ivan Denisov makes final of 15k Futures in Finland

Monday 23rd May 2022

Well done to EPT player Ivan Denisov for reaching the final of the 15k Futures in Kouvola, Finland with his partner Leonid Sheyngezikht (BUL).

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Top ATP player Yuichi Sugita training at EPT

Monday 23rd May 2022

We are excited to welcome top ATP player Yuichi Sugita who is training  at the academy this week as he prepares for Wimbledon and the grass court season.

Yuichi has a career high ranking of no.36 ATP and has played against Federer and Nadal as well as recorded wins over many top players including Dominic Thiem and David Ferrer.

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Mariam Bolkvadze competing at the French Open 2022

Monday 16th May 2022

Good luck to EPT player Mariam Bolkvadze competing at the French Open this week. Mariam kicks off her French Open qualifying campaign today playing fifth match on court 10 against Australian Seone Mendez.

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James Beaven wins British Tour in Woking, Raffaello Papajcik makes final 

Monday 16th May 2022

Congratulations to EPT players James Beaven for winning the title and Raffaello Papajcik for making the final at the Woking British Tour. In an all EPT Men's final, James edged out a great battle winning 6-4 5-7 10-5.

Well done also to fellow EPT players Max Relic and Brooke Black for making the semi-finals at the Woking British Tour.

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EPT player Alaia Rubio Perez committing to the University of Portland, USA

Tuesday 10th May 2022

Congratulations to EPT player Alaia Rubio Perez for signing to the University of Portland on a tennis scholarship.

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Raffaelo Papajcik wins Connaught British Tour

Monday 9th May 2022

Well done to EPT player Raffaello Papajcik for winning his second British Tour title in Connaught last week. 

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Oliver Bonding makes semi-finals at J3 Junior ITF in Istanbul, Turkey

Tuesday 3rd May 2022

Congratulations to EPT player Oliver Bonding for making the semi-final of the J3 Junior ITF in Istanbul, Turkey last week. 

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James Beaven wins doubles title at J4 Aldershot Junior ITF

Monday 25th April 2022

Well done to EPT player James Beaven for winning the J4 Junior ITF doubles title in Aldershot, Great Britain alongside his doubles partner Kyran Magimay.

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Oliver Bonding wins singles title at J4 Aldershot Junior ITF

Monday 25th April 2022

Congratulations to EPT player Oliver Bonding for winning his second Junior ITF singles title at the J4 in Aldershot, Great Britain.

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Ivan Denisov wins Redhill Progress Tour 

Monday 18th April 2022

Well done to EPT player Ivan Denisov for winning the Progress Tour on the weekend at Redhill. Congratulations Ivan! 

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Oliver Bonding makes doubles final at U16 British Junior National Championships 

Monday 18th April 2022

Well done to EPT player Oliver Bonding for reaching the doubles final at the U16 British Junior National Championships.

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Alaia Rubio Perez makes singles final at J5 Junior ITF in Dublin, Ireland

Monday 18th April 2022

Well done to EPT player Alaia for reaching singles final at the J5 Junior ITF in Dublin, Ireland. Congratulations Alaia! 

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Oliver Bonding wins singles title at J5 Junior ITF in Oslo, Norway 

Friday 1st April 2022

Well done to EPT player Oliver Bonding for winning his first Junior ITF title at the J5 in Oslo, Norway. Great way to cap off a solid month of Junior ITF's for Oliver which also included semi-final and quarter-final appearances at two J4's in South Africa as well as a quarter-final at the J3 in Loughborough, Great Britain. 

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Dom Inglot retires from professional tennis

Thursday 10th March 2022

Dom Inglot announces his retirement from professional tennis. A 2015 Davis Cup Champion, Wimbledon doubles semi-finalist, winner of 14 ATP titles and incredible achievement of career high ranking of no.18 in the world. Dom was coached by EPT Head Coach Stefan Sterland-Markovic for two and a half years. Congratulations Dom on an incredible career! 

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Greg Contro visits EPT 

Thursday 3rd March 2022

Great experience for our players to have top coach Greg Contro with EPT this week coaching and sharing his knowledge and experience with our  players. Amongst many other achievements, Greg is the former coach of ex top 30 WTA player Laura Granville taking her to multiple grand slam 4th round appearances. Greg also worked at the USTA for several years coaching some of USA's top players working under Patrick McEnroe. 

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Mariam Bolkvadze wins 60k doubles title in Germany 

Monday 21st February 2022

Well done to EPT player Mariam Bolkvadze for winning the the doubles title at the 60k in Altenkirchen, Germany alongside British Partner Samantha Sharan Murray. Mariam also had a good run to the semi-finals of the singles, losing in 3 sets to no.1 seed and top 100 WTA player Greet Minnen.