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2019 Australian Tennis Recruit – Matthew Tennant

The Student

  • Possible College Major: Exercise & Sports Science
  • Attends: Whitebridge High School, NSW Australia
  • SAT: Sitting December 2018

The Person

Character Traits

  • Passionate about tennis
  • Tenacious
  • Easy going
  • Caring
  • Demonstrates good sportsmanship
  • Courteous
  • Hard Worker
  • Focused

Community & Leadership

  • Tennis Australia court supervisor
  • Assists in holiday coaching at District park tennis centre
  • Tennis Captain of Whitebridge High School
  • Chess Vice Captain of Whitebridge High School
  • Member of Whitebridge High Schools state volleyball team
  • See link below for character reference letters

A Word From Matthew:

I was able to experience American culture briefly through the G`day USA trip I took when I was 15. It would be a dream come true to attend college in America as a student athlete

The Player

  • Plays: Left-handed
  • Height: 6 ft 5
  • Ranking/Rating History:
    • Current Australian Ranking – 829
    • UTR – 9.49

Strengths

  • Height
  • Reach
  • Serve (backhand swinging) and pace of serve
  • Closing the net
  • Variability of spin and pace during points
  • Speed
  • Good temperament on and off court

Best Wins:

  • Harrison Zammit (UTR 9, AR 589) 4-6 6-2 10-8
  • Pedro Papangelis (UTR 11, AR 167) 7-6 2-6 10-5
  • Tomi Perica (UTR 10, AR 677) 7-6 6-4
  • Cooper Griffiths (UTR 10, AR 378) 6-3 7-5

Close Losses:

  • Joel Herbert (UTR 10) 5-7 3-6
  • Luke Field (UTR 10, AR 286) 4-6 7-6(1) 8-10
  • Patrick Donovan (UTR 10, AR 289) 6-7(5) 2-6
  • Michael Wassef (UTR 9, AR 248) 3-6 4-6
  • Sean Cliff (UTR 10, AR 436) 3-6 3-6
  • Zachariah Ahmajani (UTR 10) 3-6 5-7
  • Patrick Peters (UTR 11, AR 692) 5-7 2-6

Teams Represented:

  • High School Hunter Region state team for 5 years.
  • Regional Jack Crawford shield team winner.
  • See link below for Coach Reference
  • See link below for Athletic Resume – includes more head- to head results
  • View snapshot video below

 

Video


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

Phone: +61 407 639 551 | Email: [email protected] | Skype: chris.bates4