Our Champions

KRISTINA NEDELCHEVA

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  • 2010 – Named UNLV Sportswoman of the year
  • 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 All-MWC Doubles
  • 2009 – Named five times MWC Player of the week-the highest in school history for one season
  • Holds UNLV Doubles Record for most wins
  • UNLV Dean’s Honor List, Fall 2007, Spring 2009, Fall 2009 & Spring 2010
  • Academic All-Mountain West Conference Honors, Spring 2008, Spring 2009 & Spring 2010
  • 2010 NCAA Singles Participant
  • 2008 & 2007 NCAA Doubles Participant
  • 2009 – 2010 Ranked #25 in singles in ITA National Rankings
  • 2007-2008 Ranked ITA Preseason #5 in Doubles
  • 2006 Bulgarian Singles Women’s Indoor Tennis National Champion
  • 2005 Bulgarian Singles Women’s Runner Up National Championship
  • 2004 Bulgarian Singles 18 and Under Indoor Tennis National Champion
  • 2000 Bulgarian Singles 14 and Under Indoor Tennis National Champion

 

IVA GYURGINA

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  • Top 10 National ranking in juniors (U16, U18)Won multiple national tournaments
  • Texas Tech University and Seton Hall University:
  • Played Division I (Singles and Doubles)
  • Full Athletic Scholarship
  • Won Quinnipiac Invitational in 2006

 

OLIVIA LACY-THOMPSON

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  • Olivia trained in PDP in her high school junior and senior years.
  • She competed successfully in many Sectional tournaments and now she is playing for Georg Manson University with a tennis scholarship.
  • She still trains with PDP during her summer breaks, getting ready for the next Division 1 college season.

 ISABELLA TURCHETTA

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  • Played in the program 2004-2010
  • #24 Eastern ranking girls 10U 2006
  • # 53 Eastern ranking girls 12U 2007
  • # 26 Eastern ranking girls 14U 2010
  • After Isabella left PDP, she played #1 position for her boarding school.
  • She graduated in 2014.

 JACK TURCHETTA

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  • Played in the program 2004-2010
  • #5 Eastern ranking boys 10U 2007
  • #20 Eastern ranking boys 12U 2009
  • #51 Eastern ranking boys 14U 2010
  • After 2010, Jack continues to practice in different NY programs and he is still winning major National and International tournaments

WILLIAM BLUMBERG

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  • Played in our program 2004-2010
  • #25 Eastern ranking boys 10U
  • Winner of Little Mo Nationals 2009
  • #1 Eastern ranking boys 12U
  • #1 National ranking boys 12U
  • In 2010, William was accepted into the USTA High Performance Program and he continues to win major National and International tournaments

SAM TURCHETTA

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  • Played in the program 2004-2010
  • Little Mo Sectional and Regional Champion 2007
  • Little Mo Nationals 3th place
  • #11 Eastern ranking boys 10U 2008
  • #6 Eastern ranking boys 12U 2010
  • #29 National ranking boys 12U 2010
  • In 2010, Sam was accepted in the USTA High Performance Program and keeps winning major National and International tournaments

 JUSTIN LEE

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  • Played in the program 2004 – 2010
  • 3rd place Little Mo International 2007
  • #5 Eastern ranking boys 10U 2007
  • #4 Eastern ranking boys 12U 2009
  • #12 National ranking boys 12U 2010
  • In 2010, Justin was accepted in the USTA High Performance Program and he is still winning major National and International tournaments

WILLIAM TURCHETTA

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  • Played in the program 2005 – 2010
  • #31 Eastern ranking boys 10U
  • After Leaving PDP, Willi continues to improve and he is competing successfully in big Sectional and National tournaments

JORDAN KEMP

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  • Jordan Kemp played in PDP 2007-2009.
  • His goal was to play college tennis.
  • After graduating from Rye Country Day High School in 2009, Jordan got accepted in Trinity College.
  • In 2012 he become the team captain!

 

SUMIT SARKAR

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  • Sumit Sarkar played in the program 2009 – 2014
  • # 5 Eastern ranking 12U 2010
  • # 4 Eastern ranking 14U 2012
  • Longines invitational participant
  • Featured in tennis recruiting top 100 hottest players
  • Sumit is now training in Columbia University Program and he is looking foreword to playing Ivy League tennis.
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