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Ursula was a top-ranked Slovenian tennis player in age categories 12, 14, 16, and 18 She finished third in the under 18 Slovenian National Championships and was doubles partner of Katarina Srebotnik (a top-ranked junior in the world also ranked career-high No.20 in singles and No.3 in doubles on the WTA tour). As a junior Ursula participated in several ETA (European Tennis Association) tournaments around Europe where she competed with players such as Kim Clijsters and Justine Henin. As a member of the University of the Pacific women's tennis team, she won Big West Academic All-Conference Award for student-athletes 2003, 2004 (NCAA Division I Tennis). She was a recipient of Jean Rule Sanders- Endowed Women’s Tennis Scholarship which is awarded to a woman tennis student who has excelled scholastically and has high moral character. Ursula also completed undergraduate and graduate degrees in only 4.5 years and received ITA (Intercollegiate Tennis Association) Scholar-Athlete Award (2002, 2003, 2004).
LOCATION: Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, San Jose (Willow Glen/Cambrian)
Yvonne is a rising Senior at Menlo School in Atherton. She was on the Varsity Menlo Tennis Team in her sophomore year but had to sit out her junior year due to injury. She is planning to play varsity tennis in her senior year and is training hard with Ursula to play NCAA college tennis in 2021. During the injury, Yvonne has focused on coaching tennis at Stanford through the organization East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring and at Ursula's Tennis summer camps. Yvonne has always enjoyed working with kids and her friendly personality makes a perfect coach for beginner junior students. She was trained by Ursula for the last 8 years.
RATE: $60.00/hour or $30/30minutes
LOCATION: Los Altos/Los Altos Hills
Emily Novikov is currently attending Harker highschool. She has been playing tennis for 10 years, traveling across the country to several national tournaments. Some of her achievements include being ranked first in NorCal and top 20 in the country, along with placing fourth at winter nationals and first at sectionals. Emily is a great hitting partner for many junior students as her current UTR is 9. She is also a great coach for beginner students and has been training with Ursula for 10 years.
LOCATION: San Jose, Campbell
Cynthia is a rising senior at Homestead’s Varsity tennis team. Freshman year, she won Coach’s Award for winning all of her matches. During the school year of 19-20, her team was the champions of the El Camino division. With her doubles partner, Cynthia won an All-League Award during SC-vald. She has been training with Ursula for 9 years and is currently preparing to play NCAA College Tennis. She has been working and coaching closely with Ursula at several summer and spring camps. She is a great hitting partner and coach for beginner junior players.
LOCATION: Sunnyvale, San Jose