Maccabi tennis junior to play for Australia

May 14, 2016 by J-Wire Staff
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NSW Maccabi tennis player Lara Kaplan will represent Australia at the under 14s Nick Bolliteri  IMG Discovery International Open to be held in Bradenton, Florida at the end of the month.

Lara Kaplan in action

Lara Kaplan in action

A Maccabi spokesman told J-Wire: “Lara has had amazing success in recent tournaments but the invitation still came as a big surprise for her.

Lara Kaplan

Lara Kaplan

This international tournament sees invited tennis players aged 10 to 16 come from all over the world come to both train at the compete at Nick Bolliteri’s academy. Over 20 countries each send representatives in the under 12, 14 and 16s age group.”

Lara is coached by Piotr Haczek at the Maccabi Tennis Club and  is looking forward to the trip, training hard and doing the best she can at the upcoming international event.

Lara Kaplan was also awarded last week the Maccabi Club Award for 2015 for Outstanding Junior Female athlete at a Maccabi Club.


One Response to “Maccabi tennis junior to play for Australia”
  1. Barry Smorgon says:

    Well done to Lara, she is an outstanding young athlete.
    On behalf of all at Maccabi, we wish her all the best.

    Barry Smorgon OAM
    Maccabi Australia Inc

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