Pro Stringer Issue 8 - 2017 ProStringer_0817 final - Page 22

www.ersa-stringers.com TENNIS EUROPE NEWS Overseas Players of the Year This title goes to the players from non-European nations that have made the biggest splash on the Tour throughout the year. Priska Madelyn Nugroho of Indonesia was the standout performer amongst the girls, ending the season in the 14 & under Top 10, and compiling an impressive 21-3 win/loss record in singles, winning Category 1 events in Hasselt and Velp. Her doubles performance was even more impressive, of which you can read more later... Pedro Boscardin Dias of Brazil was the top performing overseas boy, ending the season ranked as the #16 14 & under player. His season included singles and doubles titles at the Category 1 event in Velp, and a singles final in Paris. Priska Madelyn Nugroho Doubles Team of the Year The undisputed doubles partnership of the year is Priska Madelyn Nughoho (IND) and her partner Alexandra Eala  of the Philippines. The pair won five doubles titles (including an impressive four 14 & Under Category 1 events, and 1 16 & Under tournament) and went unbeaten in 21 matches throughout their entire summer tour of Europe. National Team of the Year Spain – 14 & Under Boys / Ukraine – 14 & Under Girls For the first time, two teams share the award. Both teams won Tennis Europe Winter Cups by HEAD and European Summer Cups titles, and both teams ended the season with 27-6 win/loss records. It’s worth mentioning that Daniel Rincon and Carlos Alcaraz Garfia competed at both events for Spain, while  Lyubov Kostenko  and  Dasha Lopatetskaya formed the backbone of the Ukrainian team. They were joined by  Marc Othman Ktiri  and  Kateryna Rublevska  at the Winter Cups, and by  Alejandro Correa Linares  and  Anastasiya Soboleva  at the Summer Cups respectively. Spanish Team In addition to the Players of the Year, the Mouratoglou Tennis Academy is also extending one-week invitations to the winners of the recent Tennis Europe Junior Masters. In the case of 16 & Under champions Carole Monnet and Nini Dica, this means a two-week stay at the pioneering facilities, while 14 & Under champions  Diana Shnaider  of Russia and Luca Nardi of Italy will also have the chance to join them. 22 Mouratoglou Tennis Academy ERSA PRO STRINGER // ISSUE 8-2017