2018 Australian Tennis Recruit- David Abfalter

The Student

  • Due to take SAT:  October 2017
  • Possible College Major:
    • Liberal Arts Degree (Humanities/Social Science) or Arts or Economics degree
  • Awards:
    • Captain of Tennis (2017)
    • House Captain of Tennis (2017)
    • German Society (2016, 2017)
    • Service Learning Program (2015, 2016)

The Person

Character Traits

  • High emotional intelligence
  • Self-motivated, committed and persistent
  • Good communication skills
  • Positive
  • Sense of humour

Community & Leadership Traits

  • St Mark’s College – catering assistant, serving food, waiting, kitchen hand
  • High Performance Tennis at East Torrens Kensington Gardens – Assisting with holiday coaching
  • The Peter Smith Tennis Academy Holiday Tennis Clinic –assisting with holiday coaching
  • Assistance for St Marks/St Peter’s College Church Services
  • Classroom support for year 7 students in English and History
  • See link below to character reference letters

The Player

  • Height: 6 Ft 1
  • Right Handed
  • Strengths:
    • Service position and pace
    • Tenacious on court
    • Strong, controlling forehand
    • Positivity and calm relaxed attitude
    • Construction of points
    • Ability to vary ball type, pace, height, angle, depth
    • Anticipation of ball positioning and type

Ranking and Rating History

  • Current Ranking 97 (AR) UTR (12)

Head to Head Results

Wins

  • Jeremy Taylor (AR 89/UTR 12) 7-5/64
  • Reid Feehan (UTR 12.9) 6-2/6-1
  • Jonathan Bejar (AR 103/UTR 12 ) 6-4/6-1
  • Lex Abram (AR 79/UTR 12) 7-6(5)/6-3
  • Daniel Birak (AR 136/UTR 12) 6-4/6-4

Close Losses

  • Alex Bolt (ATP 142/UTR 15/AR 10) 3-6/5-7
  • Dimitri Morogiannis (AR 92/UTR 12) 4-6/4-6
  • Tom Ciszewski (AR 123/ UTR 12) 4-6/3-6
  • Asykal Azhar (AR 292/ UTR 12) 2-6/7-5/0-6

Teams Represented:

  • St Peter’s College Drive Tennis Team (First VI) (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017(C)
  • Australian Schools National Tournament (Representing St Peter’s College)
  • South Australian 18/u Pizzey Cup Team (2015, 2016, 2017 (C) )
  • South Australian 12/u Bruce Cup Team (2013)
  • All Australian Tennis Team (2017)
  • Seaside Tennis Club Pennant Tennis Team (2016, 2017)
  • See link below for Coach Reference
  • See link below for Athletic Resume 
  • View snapshot video below

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If you feel that David could be a good fit, please contact Chris Bates.

Phone: +61 407 639 551 | Email: chris@studyandplayusa.com.au | Skype: chris.bates4