Iris Verweij Placed

Iris

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Dutch
14-Dec-1994
2012
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Country: The Netherlands
Height: 5'10 ft
Weight: 165 lbs
High school: Bruguera Tennis Academy Barcelona School  

Personal and Academic Information

Iris is a 17-year-old girl from Amsterdam, the Netherlands, who loves the game of tennis. Besides tennis, Iris is a really good singer and dancer and even won a Dutch Talent show in 2005.

Iris did most of her high school education in the Netherlands (until her junior year) and then she repeated her junior year at a High School in Spain (classes in English and Spanish). Iris will graduated high school (HAVO level) in June 2013. 

 

Iris sees college tennis as a "once in a life time opportunity" to improve both her tennis level as well as obtaining a good education and to have a rewarding international experience. She wants to be part of the American sports and the fighting mentality.

 

Athletic Information

Iris is a right-handed player with an aggressive game from the baseline. She is physically very strong and her biggest weapons are her serve and forehand. Besides her powerful shots she has excellent footwork. Iris is used to work hard, practicing 17 hours on the court and 15 hours conditioning a week.

Throughout her junior career Iris was ranked with the girls of the Netherlands. Last year she lived in Spain practicing for almost one year in the Bruguera Tennis Academy Barcelona where she was ranked in the top 5 of best players of the academy. She has played a lot of national Spanish tournaments and also played one ITF tournament in Norway and Qualifiers of one 10.000$ tournament in Spain and one 25.000$ tournament in the Netherlands. 


Due to the fact she was in Spain last year she does not have a Dutch ranking. This summer she is playing a lot of tournaments in order to gain a National ranking in The Netherlands.

 

 

 

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