Past Event – August 26th, 2012
AGAPW Presents Eleni Daniilidou: “How to Play Tennis Like a Pro!”
Eleni Daniilidou, the best all time professional tennis player in Greece, former world #14, participant in 3 Olympic Games, and having a consistent participation in all major Grand Slam tournaments, including this year’s Australian, French, Wimbledon, and U.S. Open, will host a 2-hour tennis event catered mainly to children, but all tennis lovers! Eleni will give live demonstrations of tennis drills where the audience can participate. She will discuss proper form for playing the game, strategy, sportsmanship, and fitness tips in order to understand all the components of being a sports professional and also tips on how to enjoy the tennis game.
This is a complimentary event thanks to the generosity of our sponsors.
When: Sunday, August 26th, 2012, 12:00-2:00 p.m.
Where: Astoria Park Tennis courts, Astoria, NY
For further information please contact Dr. Olga Alexakos at firstname.lastname@example.org or 917-405-6833.
Please click here for a downloadable brochure about the event.
We are looking forward to playing tennis with you at the Astoria Park on August 26th. Please bring your tennis racquet.
Eleni Daniilidou was born in Chania, Crete, Greece on September 19th 1982. She started playing tennis at the age of 91/2 and at the age of 12 she was already number 1 in Greece and turned pro at 14. In 2003 she was number 14 in the world and since then she has been included consistently in the best 70 in the world, currently standing at 118 in the singles tour and 74 in the doubles.
She has won 5 singles titles and 4 doubles titles. She has also been consistent in being present in the 4 Grand Slam tournaments and this year she will be in the main draw of Roland Garros, Wimbledon as well as the US Open. She is one of few Greek athletes to be present in three consecutive Olympic Games. Among her greatest wins are the ones against Jennifer Capriati, Monica Seles, Justine Henin and other great professional athletes at their prime.
You may find some more information in her personal website, www.daniilidou.net.