Lars de Boer Placed

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Dutch
22-May-1996
2014
3.7

 

Available Fall 2014

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TOEFL:
SAT: CR
SAT: M
SAT: W

Spring 2013
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550
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Country: The Netherlands 
Height:  6'0 ft
Weight: 148 lbs
High school: Gertrudis College

Personal and Academic Information

 

Lars is a 16 years old boy who grew up with a big passion for sports in general and tennis and soccer specifically. Combining sports with education without compromising on quality has proven to work very well for Lars. That is why he is dreaming of playing college tennis in the USA. It is a great chance for him to get a good education and to play tennis on a high level. 

 

Lars is an excellent student who is in the top of his junior class at the highest level of high school in the Netherlands holding a 3.7 GPA. He’s succesfully completed his SAT is planning on taking his TOEFL test in the Spring of 2013. 

Athletic Information

 

Lars has competed and still competes at the highest level in the Netherlands. He has been ranked number 1 nationally in his age group during his junior career (under 12, under 14 and under 16). He also represented his country (the Netherlands) in a lot of international tournaments. In March of 2013 he reached the quarter finals of the national tournament indoor under 18. He is currently ranked 120 in the national open rankings.

 

Lars is practicing 20 hours a week with Eric Hoppenbrouwers and Tjerk Bogstra (former captain of the Dutch Davis cup team). Since last year his focus is on the junior ITF ranking (under 18). Lars has reached the quarterfinals in Denmark and a 3d round in the Netherlands. The goal for the coming years is to play as many international tournaments as possible and to continue to compete at the highest international level.

 

Lars is a right-handed all-round player who plays aggressively from the baseline and he likes to dominate the rallies. His is very solid and his strongest points are his serve and backhand with which he is capable of scoring winners from any angle. Lars also has very good footwork and he is known for his speed. His volleys and returns are solid and aggressive.

 

In addition to being a good singles player he also excels in doubles play. Last year, Lars and his partner won all the matches they played in national junior tournaments.

 

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