July 2019 POTM

Congratulations to July’s stand out achievers, Skye Bentum-Siripi and Luca Tunon!!

Here's how both players feel about winning the award and their future aspirations in the world of tennis!

Skye Bentum-Siripi

How old are you and how long have you been playing tennis?

I’m 13 years old, I’ve been playing tennis since I was 5.

What do you love about tennis?

I love everything about tennis, the competitions, the training and learning new things.

How do you feel about being ‘Performance Player of the Month’?

I’m quite happy about ir and it’s a great achievement.

Why do you think you won this month’s award?

I think I won the reward because I have been working really hard and it paid off when I won a an 18&U G3.

What is your ultimate goal in the tennis?

To get on the WTA tour and become a professional tennis player.

Luca Tunon

How old are you and how long have you been playing tennis?

I am 12 years old and I have been playing tennis for ten years.

What do you love about tennis?

What I love about tennis is that it is a fun and competitive sport. I just love to hit balls. Playing tennis usually makes me smile but can be infuriating when I am not playing well under pressure.

How do you feel about being ‘Performance Player of the Month’?

I feel quite pleased with myself being performance player of the month. I was also a little surprised as I had just come back from a broken foot and the last thing I would have expected would have been achieving player of the month

Why do you think you won this month’s award?

I think I won this months award because I came back working really hard and putting a lot of effort in to my squads.

What is your ultimate goal in the tennis?

In tennis I would like to be a top player and would like to play at Wimbledon and hopefully win it. Luca.

About the award:

The award for Performance Player of the Month has been introduced by our coaching team, to recognise players who go above and beyond on the tennis court and in the gym! The award is not designed to commend tournament results alone. Instead, each month the team will assess all performance players based on a 5-point criteria which considers; work ethic, leadership, professionalism, goal setting and dedication. There will be two winners every month throughout 2019, one from the 9U age group and another from the 10+.