2019 Australian Tennis Recruit- Tomi Perica

The Student

  • Possible College Major: Civil Engineering
  • Graduates: December 2018
  • SAT:
    • Reading: 620
    • Math: 590
    • Total: 1210

The Person

Character Traits

  • Well regarded in the tennis community as well as in the school community
  • Diligent and hard-working who prospers in a team environment
  • Fair and supportive
  • Passionate and committed individual

Community & Leadership Traits

  • Served at St. Merkious Charity (packing hampers for the disadvantaged
  • Volunteered for Salvation Army (working in Salvos Shop)
  • Helped school charity (donating items for weekly bread run)
  • See link below for character reference letters

 

A Word from Tomi

“I hope to go to College to get a good education while at the same time playing quality tennis and being part of a college team. It would be a great experience to do this in the U.S. where I can have better access to dedicated coaches and excellent training facilities.”

The Player

  • Right-handed (Double-handed backhand)

Strengths

  • Tall and lean body build
  • High level of fitness
  • Strong serve
  • Big forehand
  • Consistent backhand

Head to Head Results

Best Wins:

  • Harrison Zammit 6-7(4), 6-4, 10-4 (UTR 10, AR 711)
  • Mitchel Smith 7-6, 7-6 (UTR 11, AR 748)
  • Hugo La Hei 7-5, 6-2 (UTR 10, AR 1092)
  • Erik Chen 6-4, 6-3 (UTR 10, AR 480)
  • Ashley Lauweriks 6-3, 3-6, 10-8 (UTR 11, AR 355)
  • Paul Truong 6-1, 6-3 (UTR 10, AR 477)
  • Mathew Hai-Loong O’Sullivan 6-4, 4-6, 10-5 (UTR 10)
  • Marcus Whitelock 6-3, 5-7, 10-7 (UTR 10, AR 753)
  • Nicholas Lochrin 6-7(2), 6-4, 10-5 (UTR 10, AR 924)
  • Michael Zhang 6-2, 6-2 (UTR 11, AR 413)
  • Glei Dvorani (ALB) 6-0, 6-1 (UTR 10, ITF)
  • Nicholas Salmon (AUS) 6-4, 6-3 (UTR 10, ITF 2166)

Close losses:

  • Hikaru Ikegami 2-6, 6-1, 7-10 (UTR 10, AR 526)
  • Pedro Papangelis 6-0, 3-6, 6-10 (UTR 11, AR 234)
  • Michael Wassef 4-6, 4-6 (UTR 11, AR 266)
  • Jason Chau 6-3, 1-6, 4-10 (UTR 11, AR 918)
  • Halil Aydogdu (TUR) 6-3, 0-6, 3-6 (UTR 11, ITF 2166)
  • Taku Fujimoto (JAP) 4-6, 4-6 (UTR 11, ITF 2166)

Teams Represented:

  •  St Patrick’s High School – Division 1
  • Independant Sporting Association (ISA)
  • Strathfield Sports Club – Inter-district team
  • Sydney Olympic Park Tennis Centre – Mens Competition
  • 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 Tomi could be a good fit, please contact Chris Bates.

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