National Tennis Academy Junior Squad 2008/09

 

 

Sam Barry

(b. 27/01/1992) Full-Time Member

Club: Limerick Lawn TC

Academy Member Since: 2007

 

Tennis Goal: To be ranked in the Top 100 Men’s ATP Tour

 

Current Achievements: Top 100 Junior ITF Player. Youngest ever winner of U18 Junior Irish Open 2008, Fitzwilliam. Estonian Junior ITF Open Winner, Semen Gresik (Indonesia) ITF Junior Championships Winner 2008, Solo Open (Indonesia) ITF Junior Championships Winner 2008.

 

 

Amy Bowtell

(b. 16/09/1993) Full-Time Member

Club: Greystones LTC

Academy Member Since: 2003

 

Tennis Goal:

 

Current Achievements: Fed Cup Squad member 2008, U18 Junior Irish Open Champion 2008, Fitzwilliam. National Indoors U18 Winner 2007. Semi-finalist Junior ITF Croatia 2008, Runner-up Junior ITF Andorra la Vella 2007,

 

 

Julie Byrne

(b. 16/07/1997) Full-Time Member

Club: Monkstown LTC

Academy Member Since: 2008

 

Tennis Goal: To be the best Tennis player I can be.

 

Current Acheivements: U12 RSA National Indoors Quarter-finalist 2008. U11 Carrickmines Junior Open Semi-Finals 2008. U12 Brookfield Junior Open Quarter-Finals 2008.

 

 

Neil Chambers

(b. 07/01/1997) Full-Time Member

Club: Castleknock LTC

Academy Member Since: 2008

 

Tennis Goal:

 

Current Acheivements: U12 RSA National Indoors Quarter-finals 2008. U12 West Dublin Junior Open Runner-up 2008. U12 Leinster Junior Open Round 3 2008. U12Carrickmines Junior Open Quarter-finals 2008. U12 Brookfield Junior Open Semi-Finals 2008.

 

 

Sean Collins

(b. 08/01/1999) Full-Time Member

Club: Lansdowne TC

Academy Member Since: 2009

 

Tennis Goal:

 

Current Acheivements: N/A

 

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Niamh Coveney

(b. 09/11/1989) Part-Time Member

Club: Sunday’s Well

Academy Member Since: 2009

 

Tennis Goal:

 

Current Acheivements: Ladies Singles RSA National Indoors 2008 Quarter-Finals. Junior ITF Rushbrooke Champion 2007.

 

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Nicola Drummy

(b. 25/10/1996) Part-Time Member

Club: Donnybrook LTC

Academy Member Since: 2006

 

Tennis Goal:

 

Current Acheivements: U14 RSA National Indoors Quarter-Finals 2008, Tennis Europe U14 Norway Last 16 2008. U12 Junior Irish Open Runner-up 2008, Fitzwilliam. U12 Shankill Junior Open Runner-up 2008. U14 Eastern Counties Junior Open Quarter-Finals 2008. U14 Carrickmines Junior Open Semi-Finals 2008. U12 Malahide Junior Open Winner 2008.

 

 

Robert Dudley

(b. 01/07/1995) Part-Time Member

Club: Donnybrook LTC

Academy Member Since: 2007

 

Tennis Goal:

 

Current Acheivements: U14 RSA National Indoors Champion 2008, U14 Junior Irish Open Quarter-Finals 2008. Tennis Europe U14 Dublin Last 16 2008. U14 Carrickmines Junior Open Runner-up 2008.

 

Ciaran Fitzgerald

(b. 16/11/1992) Full-Time Member

Club: Greystones LTC

Academy Member Since: 2003

 

Tennis Goal:

 

Current Acheivements: U18 RSA National Indoors Champion 2008. Quarter-finals Junior ITF Dublin 2008, Quarter-finals Junior ITF Rushbrooke 2008. Semi-Finals Junior ITF Denmark 2007

 

 

Alan Gleeson

(b. 18/05/1993) Full-Time Member

Club: Greystones LTC

Academy Member Since: 2008

 

Tennis Goal:

 

Current Acheivements: U18 RSA National Indoors Runner-up 2008. U16 Shankill Junior Open Champion 2008, U16 National Sping Matchplay Champion 2008, U18 Templeogue Junior Open Runner-up 2008. U18 Spring Championships Runner-up 2008.

 

 

Roman Grogan

(b. 10/09/1991) Part-Time Member

Club: Sutton LTC

Academy Member Since: 2009

 

Tennis Goal:

 

Current Acheivements: U18 RSA National Indoors Semi-Finalist 2008. U18 Junior Irish Open Quarter-finals 2008.  

 

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Ross Hurley

(b. 30/10/1993) Part-Time Member

Club: David Lloyd Riverview

Academy Member Since: 2009

 

Tennis Goal:

 

Current Acheivements: U16 RSA National Indoors Champion 2008, U16 Junior Irish Open Semi-Finals 2008. U16 Shankill Junior Open Quarter-Finals 2008. U16 Leopardstown Junior Open Semi-Finals 2008. U16 Templeogue Junior Open Runner-Up 2008.  

 

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Morgan Lohan

(b. 21/07/1998) Part-Time Member

Club: Tramore TC

Academy Member Since: 2009

 

Tennis Goal:

 

Current Acheivements: U12 RSA National Indoors Runner-up 2008. U10 Junior Irish Open Champion 2008.

 

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Sinead Lohan

(b. 10/02/1995) Part-Time Member

Club: Tramore TC

Academy Member Since: 2008

 

Tennis Goal: To play in Grand Slams and win Wimbledon

 

Current Acheivements: Doubles Winner TE Denmark 2008, Singles & Doubles Winner TE Norway 2008, RSA National Indoors Champion U16 2008. Represented Ireland at Four Nations, Roehampton 2008. Singles semi-finalist & Doubles runner-up TE Sweden 2008.

 

 

Emily Madill

(b. 25/08/1992) Full-Time Member

Club: Belfast Boat Club

Academy Member Since: 2007

 

Tennis Goal: To be in the top 100 WTA

 

Current Acheivements: U18 RSA National Indoors Runner-up 2008. Represented Ireland in the Junior European Championships 2008, Ulster team member in Senior Interprovincials 2008. U16 Doubles Winner at the Junior Irish Open, Fitzwilliam 2008.

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Megan McGreevy

(b. 25/03/1995) Part-Time Member

Club: Newcastle TC

Academy Member Since: 2009

 

Tennis Goal:

 

Current Acheivements: U14 RSA National Indoors Champion 2008. U14 Junior Irish Open Semi-Final 2008. Represented Ulster U14 Interprovincial Championships 2008.

 

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Fergus O’Connell

(b. 25/03/1992) Part-Time Member

Club: Castleknock LTC

Academy Member Since: 2006

 

Tennis Goal: To be the best Tennis player I can.

 

Current Acheivements: U16 Junior Irish Open Semi-Final 2008. U16 Leinster Junior Open Runner-up 2008.  

 

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David O’Hare

(b. 01/06/1990) Part-Time Member

Club: Donnybrook LTC

Academy Member Since: 2007

 

Tennis Goal:

 

Current Acheivements: U18 Junior Irish Open Semi-Finals 2008. Senior Irish Close Championships Quarter-Finals 2008. U18 Junior Templeogue Open Champion 2008. U18 Brookfield Junior Open Winner 2008.

 

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Grainne O’Neill

(b. ) Part-Time Member

Club:

Academy Member Since: 2009

 

Tennis Goal:

 

Current Acheivements: U16 RSA National Indoors Runner-up 2008. U16 Junior Irish Open Semi-Finals 2008. U16 Shankill Junior Open Quarter-Finals 2008. U16 Co. Kildare Junior Championships Champion 2008. U16 Leinster Junior Open Champion 2008. U16 Carrickmines Junior Open Champion 2008. U16 Templeogue Junior Open Champion 2008. U16 Brookfield Junior Open Champion 2008. 

 

 

Aisling O’Riordan

(b. 25/03/1997) Full-Time Member

Club: Rushbrooke LT&CC

Academy Member Since: 2007

 

Tennis Goal:

 

Current Acheivements: U12 Leisureplex Junior Open Championships Quarter-Finals 2008. U12 Mullingar Junior Open 5th Place 2008. U12 Malahide Junior Open Semi-Finals 2008. U12 National Spring Matchplays 7th Place 2008. U12 Templeogue Junior Open Quarter-Finals 2008.

 

 

Tony Rush

(b. 16/09/1994) Full-Time Member

Club: CIYMS Tennis Club

Academy Member Since: 2006

 

Tennis Goal:

 

Current Acheivements: U14 Junior Irish Open Champion 2008. Quarter-Finals U14 Tennis Europe, Poland 2008. Quarter-Finals U14 Tennis Europe, Denmark. Represented Ulster U14 in Junior Interprovincial Championships 2008. U16 National Spring Matchplays 7th place 2008. U16 National Spring Championships Runner-up 2008.

 

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Davy van Geerke

(b. 18/05/1998) Full-Time Member

Club: N/A

Academy Member Since: 2007

 

Tennis Goal:

 

Current Acheivements: U10 Junior Irish Open Quarter-Finals 2008. U10 Leisureplex Junior Open Championships Runner-up 2008. U10 Brookfield Junior Open Winner 2008.

 

 

Harry Walshe

(b. 05/03/1994) Part-Time Member

Club: Tramore TC

Academy Member Since: 2008

 

Tennis Goal: To work on my European ranking and to work hard in my training.

 

Current Acheivements: Represented Ireland in Four Nations competition at U12 and U14 level in Wrexham (2007) and Roehampton (2008). Selected for Interprovincial (Munster) duties on three occasions.