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2020 Australian Tennis Recruit – Laia Pasini

The Person

About Me:

  • Hardworking & driven
  • Dedicated to improving
  • Positive
  • Highly competitive
  • Friendly & good sense of humour

Leadership & Community:

  • Volunteered and raised money for breast cancer Australia
  • Volunteer for Forster tennis club events, fundraisers, raffles and tournaments
  • Volunteer hot shot and clinic coach
  • Qualified in Keeping the Community Safe Coaching Course

Personal Quote:

"It is one thing to want to be the best, dedicating yourself to the hard work required in becoming the best is another thing entirely"


The Athlete

Height: 5 ft 8

Right-handed

Strengths:

  • Aggressive game style
  • Strong serve and net presence
  • Powerful groundstrokes
  • Willingness to listen and adapt, very coachable
  • Strong movement/footwork
  • High level of fitness and dedication to training

Teams Represented:

  • 2018 –  U16 Australian Nationals Doubles Semi Final
  • 2017 –  (NSW) Age Winners
  • 2017 –  NSW State Teams (North East) Winners
  • 2016 – Foundation Cup 2016 (Queensland State Team)
  • 2016 – NSW State Teams (North East) (3rd)
  • 2016 – Queensland Teams Carnival (NSW) Age Runners up
  • 2015 – Queensland Teams Carnival (Gold Coast) 3rd
  • 2014 – Queensland School State Team
  • 2013 (Winners) & 2014 ( Runners Up) – Queensland Teams Carnival (Gold Coast)

Athletic Highlights

Awards Received:

  • 2017 – Rotary Club Forster High Achievement Award
  • 2014 – Sportsperson of the Year Coombabah State School

Best Wins:

Olivia Symons AR 57 UTR 10 ( 7-5 1-6 6-1 )

Rebecca Jones AR 81 UTR 10 ( 7-6(5) 6-3 )

CyanSun AR 99 UTR 10 (7-56-4)

Jessica Stanmore AR 78 UTR 10 (3-6 6-3 6-1)

Ivana Vlakic AR 92 (6-7(4) 7-6(4) 7-5)

Eloise Swarbrick UTR 8.95 (6-3 6-0)

Tully Richter UTR 8.95 (6-4 7-5)

Close loss:

Megan Smith AR 48 UTR 11 Itf 135 (6-4 6-3)

Lara Walker AR 70 UTR 10 Itf 347 (6-4 6-3)

Lexie Weir AR 65 UTR 10 (6-2 3-6 6-3)

Natasha Russel AR 60 UTR10

Roopa Bains AR 103 UTR 10 (6-1 2-6 6-10)

Lexie Weir UTR 9.58 6-3 6-7(5) 10-5


The Student

Attends: Camden Haven High School, NSW Australia

SAT Result:

Reading and Writing: 590

Maths: 570

Total Score: 1160

Predicted GPA:

Preferred Course of Study: Undecided

Academic Awards/Achievements:

  • 2018 – Excellence in Mathematics, Excellence in Spanish
  • 2018 – Camden Haven High School Year 11 Academic Distance Education Award for Spanish Beginners and Mathematics Standard
  • 2017 – Excellence in Commerce, Excellence in Geography, Merit in Mathematics, Excellence in PDHPE, Excellence in English
  • 2014 – (Dux) Academic Award Coombabah State School

Reference & Resume

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If you feel that this student could be a good fit, please contact our Talent Coordinator:

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