Weekly Newsletter – 24th January 2020

Dear Member,

Hope you’ve had a great week! Here’s all the latest news from Rackets Academy. Find out who our Player of the Week is and get results from week 4 of the Inter Club Ladies Doubles League. We have results from the Winter Championships U16 Boys Final and from our U12 Tournament last weekend. Check out our Rule and Tip of the Week from Coach Moro and find out What’s New at the club…Read on! 

Player of the Week

This week’s Player of the Week goes to Michaela Maskova. Michaela and Anna played with great determination to win Line 1 against JBH, 6-1 6-4. JBH have won the competition in recent seasons and are known for their fighting quality, so especially impressive how Michaela and Anna held on to victory. A very high quality performance and great work from the captain to get the victory herself and the team win against JBH. Congratulations Michaela!

What’s New?

Calling all men to put your skills to the test once more in the Rackets Academy Mid-Term Men’s Singles Championships, for a chance to WIN AED 5,000 prize money. Don’t delay, sign up TODAY! See below for more details:

  • Date: 31st January – 31st March (weekends only)
  • Entry Fee: AED 150 per person

To register, email your name and mobile number to register@racketsacademy.ae or WhatsApp 052 372 4224. Please are limited so sign up TODAY for a chance to WIN AED 5,000 prize money!

Results from the Rackets Academy Winter Championships U16 Boys Final

The U16 Boys Final of the Winter Championships took place last weekend. Congratulations to our Champion Mehul Jhon who beat Ethan Miligan 7-6 4-6 6-3 in the final. Well done to you both on your fantastic performance throughout the tournament!

Results from U12 Tournament

Well done to everyone who took part in our U12 Boys & Girls Tournament last weekend. Congratulations to our Champion Yassine El Bahrawy who beat Louise Bourel  4-2 in the final!

Upcoming Tournaments

Check out our tournaments that are taking place over the next few weeks. To sign up, call 052 372 4224 TODAY or email register@racketsacademy.ae:

23rd & 24th Jan – U16 Girls & Boys UAE Ranking Tournament, Rackets Academy, Motor City

Rule of the Week

A player can’t hit the ball into anything other than the court or net, before it lands. That means if the player’s ball hits the net post, the point will be lost even if the ball bounced from the net post inside the court.

Coach Moro’s Tip of the Week: Changing the Pace

“Sometimes you find yourself playing with a stronger partner than yourself; and you play great! But there are rallies where each one of you hits stronger, and stronger and then… you get carried away and miss your shot. That usually happens when you use more power than you can handle.

So how do we change that? Next time you’re on court, and you go into a rally that keeps going up power wise, after 3rd or 4th shot, change the pace… use a slice… try a dropshot or place a higher ball with less power. All of these are great options to ‘reset’ a rally and change the pace,, that will surprise your opponent and give you a better chance of taking control of the point! Good luck!“

Rackets Academy Larte Ladies League: Season 5

Good luck to all our Larte League Ladies for Season 5 which kicked off this week! Here’s to a great season!

Inter Club Ladies Doubles League (ILDL), series 20 Results

Well done to our ladies who played in Week 4 of the ILDL league. Congratulations to Rackets 1 who won their match.

Division A

Rackets 1 vs JBH

Line 1: 6-1 6-4 (winner: Rackets 1)

Line 2: 7-6 6-0 (winner: Rackets 1)

Overall winner: Rackets 1

Division B

Rackets vs T360

Line 1: 6-7 4-6 (winner: T360)

Line 2: 2-6 1-6 (winner: T360)

Overall winner: T360

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Have a great week!

Rackets Academy

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