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Former Top 50 Tennis player to visit

Former Top 50 Tennis player to visit

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A former Top-50 Tennis professional, Andrew Sznajder, is to pay a visit to St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG).{{more}}

Sznajder, who has chosen St.Vincent & the Grenadines as a vacation destination, has coordinated with the SVG Tennis Association to conduct a tennis event for junior players on Sunday, 24th May, at the National Tennis Centre in Villa at 3p.m. Sznajder will also practice with SVG’s top junior tennis players during his stay and will visit local Tennis academies and schools.

In a release to the media, the SVGTA expressed its appreciation to Sznajder for his enthusiasm and efforts in assisting the development of Tennis in SVG. Sznajder’s visit represents the first time in SVG a Tennis professional with such outstanding credentials will assist the sport of Tennis.

Canadian Andrew Sznajder reached a career high ranking of #46 in the world during his professional Tennis career – with a number of victories against top ten players. He played NCAA Division 1 Tennis at Pepperdine University in California, where he was NCAA Rookie of the year in 1987 and All-American for three years. Sznajder competed in all major ATP tournaments, including Wimbledon, the US Open, the French Open, and the Australian Open- as well as the Barcelona Olympics in 1992. He also represented Canada in Davis cup for eight years and is a six-time Men’s Canadian Singles National Champion.

Andrew Sznajder is Founder and President of the ASHB Group of Companies which focuses on creating breakthroughs, moving beyond limiting beliefs and strategies for peak performance within athletes and individuals. The company houses two distinct businesses – a Tennis Academy and a Club Management company focusing on performance hospitality.

Sznajder’s visit coincides with the SVGTA’s 2009 Men’s Open Tennis Tournament which starts on Friday, 15th May, and concludes on the 24th May at the Kingstown Lottery Court and the National Tennis Centre.

“The SVGTA welcomes Mr. Sznajder to St. Vincent and the Grenadines and looks forward to his contribution to Tennis, Junior Tennis and enhancing the lives of young Vincentians through Tennis,” a release from the association said. Further information can be found at www.svgtennis.org.

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