Junior Tennis News and Articles

Kaipo and Marco

Kaipo and Marco

Check out this point between two Celsius Tennis Academy athletes, Kaipo from Barbados and Marco from Serbia. Great players and great kids who embody the sport. We are so grateful to have them in our program at Celsius.

North Carolina State Women’s Tennis

North Carolina State Women’s Tennis

Sarasota, FL - Congratulations to Celsius Tennis Academy standout Abigail Rencheli on your commitment to play tennis for North Carolina State University and help the Wolfpack continue their winning ways. We are sure your hard work and dedication will be appreciated in...

Congratulations Juila

Congratulations Juila

A big shout out to Celsius Tennis Academy star, Julia Piotrowska for an impressive 6-0, 6-0 win in the finals of the USTA Celsius Tennis Academy L6 tournament in September. Keep up the great play!

L3 Nationals

L3 Nationals

Congratulations to Celsius standout Abigail Rencheli for her impressive 6-0, 6-0 win in the finals at the USTA National Level 3 Tournament at Sanlando Park. Your dedication and hard work is an inspiration to us all. We look forward to following your tennis career for...

2019 USTA National Campus Academy Cup

2019 USTA National Campus Academy Cup

Eight Junior Tennis Academies set to square off at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Florida Celsius Tennis Academy won the first evening match against Sanchez-Casal Academy 4-3 Eight academies head to the USTA National Campus this weekend for the 2018 Academy Cup,...

Thanks for the great summer tennis

Thanks for the great summer tennis

As summer winds down and we start to look forward (or maybe not) to the academic year, we should all congratulate ourselves for a great summer of tennis and some excellent results on the tournament trail. Tennis is a year-round sport and summer can be tough especially...

Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July!

Have a fun and safe 4th of July holiday. Everybody deserves a day off now and then. Be sure to take in the fireworks on Siesta Key if you can. The beach is only a stones throw from our training courts at Bath and Racquet.

Passage to India

Passage to India

Another stop on the Celsius Tennis Academy world tour in New Dehli India. You can see Director, Cary Cohenour spreading a little Florida Junior Tennis to some very enthusiastic junior tennis players from India. Special thanks to ADAB Sports Group for all the event...

Go Abby!

Go Abby!

Congratulations to Celsius athlete Abigail Rencheli (MDA) who won her first round today in the qualifying for The Oaks Club $25,000 Women’s USTA Event by defeating Catherine Leduc of Canada with a WTA ranking of #734 in strait sets. Abby, who turned 17 a little more...

College Style Spring Tennis Camp April 21-27, 2019

College Style Spring Tennis Camp April 21-27, 2019

Do you aspire to play college tennis?  If so, don't miss out on the opportunity of a lifetime! Experience what it feels like to train at a top Division 1 college program (under the expert supervision of Coach Eric Shore, 26 season Head Coach at former Top 5...

18 Years Strong at CTA

18 Years Strong at CTA

After 18 years, here is our great international group from January 2019 representing all parts of the world. What a amazing journey it's been with so many great kids. Looking forward to a great year at Celsius Tennis Academy.

Fitness with Enrique

Fitness with Enrique

Enrique Casados taking one of our groups through a winter routine at Celsius Tennis Academy in Sarasota keeping our athletes strong and limber. With the modern game of tennis fitness and Prehab are as important as your game. Enrique has a long history at the highest...

2018 Eddie Herr at IMG

2018 Eddie Herr at IMG

Congratulations to all Celsius Tennis Academy athletes who competed in the 2018 Eddie Herr International at IMG Academies especially Abigail Rencheli and Evgenia Pugina who went deep in singles and doubles. The Eddie Herr International Junior Championship at IMG...

2018 Eddie Herr International

2018 Eddie Herr International

The 2018 Eddie Herr International tournament is underway at IMG Academies. Congratulations to Celsius athletes Jake Pettingal, Max Pettingal, Diego Andrade, Abigail Higgens and Adrian Palowski and Evgenia Pugina who participated in the qualies. Come out and support...

High Performance Winter Break Tennis Camp

High Performance Winter Break Tennis Camp

The gang at Nassau High Performance Tennis Academy in New Jersey are joining us at Celsius Tennis Academy for a holiday tennis camp between December 26th and December 30th. Each practice session will be 2 hours long followed by a 30 minute off court fitness...

Universal Tennis Rating (UTR)

Universal Tennis Rating (UTR)

There is a lot of talk lately about UTR and depending on who you ask, you may get different answers and certainly many opinions. Right now those most interested in the new UTR rating system are higher level junior players like those at Celsius Tennis Academy and other...

Celsius Dual Match vs. Monteverde Academy

Celsius Dual Match vs. Monteverde Academy

Celsius goes to Clairmont to battle Monteverde Academy On November 10, Celsius Tennis Academy traveled to the Orlando area for a College format dual match meet up with Monteverde Academy. This was a follow up to to the USTA Academy Cup which was contested in...

2018 USTA Academy Cup

2018 USTA Academy Cup

Eight Junior Tennis Academies set to square off at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Florida Eight academies head to the USTA National Campus this weekend for the 2018 Academy Cup, with action getting underway Friday afternoon. Each team is guaranteed three dual...

Welcome BVI Tennis Association

Welcome BVI Tennis Association

Celsius welcomes some athletes from the BVI Tennis Association Celsius routinely has athletes from Asia, Europe, Canada and South America training with us, and this week we are lucky enough to have a great group of athletes from the British Virgin Islands to train...

Shoutout

Shoutout

Shout-out to Celsius athlete Maddox Bose for reaching the finals tomorrow at the ATA Nationals at the USTA National Campus in Lake Nona, FL. Maddox has been training really hard this summer and its paying off. Send him some good vibes!

China Connection

China Connection

Tennis on the other side Tennis is truly an international sport. Each week we have international student athletes living in Sarasota and training at Celsius Tennis Academy with or without their family.  In recent years tennis has exploded in China and we have...

Finn Anderson in Big Sky Country

Finn Anderson in Big Sky Country

Three years ago Finn Anderson and his mom and dad arrived in Sarasota from Austin Texas. The Andersons arrived with one main goal in mind, to play d1 college tennis and possibly get a scholarship in the process. Finn arrived with not much of a ranking and with a lot...

Love Means Zero

Love Means Zero

This weekend at the Sarasota Film Festival we saw Love Means Zero, the documentary about legendary coach Nick Bollettieri. Cary Cohenour, Celsius Tennis Academy director was in Nick’s first group of athletes as he developed what was regarded as the very first “Junior...

Self-Confidence and the Junior Game

Self-Confidence and the Junior Game

A big challenge for many juniors is that they are too concerned about what others think when they play. Worrying about what others think is a huge distraction and interferes with most every aspect of their developing game. Don’t get me wrong, we want our kids to care,...

Having efficient footwork key to success

Having efficient footwork key to success

As tennis continues to become more physical and the speed of the game becomes faster, having a wide base is and has been in the recent past years one of the most important keys to having success when competing at a high level in tennis. Primarily so a player can take...

2017 USTA Florida Junior Tennis Updates

2017 USTA Florida Junior Tennis Updates

USTA Florida junior competition updates Some of these changes have already had an impact on some of our Celsius athletes. Here are a few noteworthy changes that have begun to go into effect in March 2017. USTA Florida Endorsement Rule Change for 2017 USTA National...

Tips for finding the right university

Tips for finding the right university

In today's growing competitive world finding the right university for a student/ athlete is becoming more and more competitive. During the past 17 years of coaching and consulting tennis players through this rigorous process, I have witnessed some great success...

USTA Diversity Camp

USTA Diversity Camp

It was a very positive experience directing the USTA Diversity Camp at Three Oaks Park in Fort Meyers. Celsius Tennis Academy had 10 players attending and the rest of the 35 players where from various programs along Florida’s Gulf Coast from Sarasota to Naples....

Coopers Company and Coborn School

Coopers Company and Coborn School

The Celsius Tennis Academy recently welcomed Coopers’ Company and Coborn School for some tennis training while they were on a short break on this side of the pond. They brought a pretty big group to mix in with our Celsius athletes and both sides made some new friends...

Gainesville Fall L6 Tournament

Gainesville Fall L6 Tournament

Had a great time traveling to Gainesville this weekend with some of our boys. Group travel is fun and it takes some of the pressure off which at times can seem pretty big in junior tennis. Tournaments are a great way to improve your mental toughness and other skills...

Antoine Sanchez

Antoine Sanchez

Congratulations go out to Antoine Sanchez who verbally committed to Stetson University in DeLand, FL this month. Antoine had lots of options but Stetson was a really good fit. Antoine has been at Celsius since he wasn't much bigger than his tennis bag. What a journey...

Take The Ball On The Rise

Take The Ball On The Rise

Elevate your tennis by taking the ball on the rise In today's game at the competitive level every player is looking to take the ball on the rise. Taking the ball on the rise can really simplify things or if not done properly can turn things disastrous. You need proper...

Solid Fundamentals

Solid Fundamentals

Our developing players, ages 10 to 14, are one of our biggest groups at Celsius Tennis Academy. We place a lot of emphasis on our younger players because so many come up through our program to be accomplished competitive juniors who go on to play through their teens...

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