Home Boys' Lists Girls' Lists Men's Teams Women's Teams News Photos Contributors Links Help Sign-UpOnline Store
Latest News | Categories | Authors | News Archives
 
 

News & Features

Commitment Announcement
Fall Signing Week '10: Emina Bektas Heads to Ann Arbor
Share:   

In her young life, Emina Bektas has lived in Germany, Indianapolis, and the Texas Hill Country.

Emina Bektas is bound for Ann Arbor
Next year, she will make one more trip, to Ann Arbor, Mich. Emina plans to become a member of the Michigan Wolverines women's tennis team - and she plans to sign her National Letter of Intent this week.

"I gave a verbal commitment the day after I visited Michigan," said Emina, who trains at the John Newcombe Tennis Academy in New Braunfels, Texas (just north of San Antonio). "As soon as I got to Ann Arbor, it felt so right. I felt at home with the team, and the campus and facilities are absolutely amazing.

"Also, there's nothing like the tradition at Michigan. I'm a sports junkie, and being able to go to a game at the Big House, and experience the atmosphere that's on campus was unreal."

The Maize and Blue are led by fourth-year head coach Ronni Bernstein, a former women's touring pro (as Reis), and University of Miami standout. Last season, Michigan won the Big Ten title with perfect 10-0 record. Coach Bernstein was named Big Ten Coach of the Year for her efforts. The Wolverines advanced to the NCAA Sweet 16.

Coach Bernstein cannot comment on her new charge, since Emina has not officially signed the Letter of Intent. But, she is able to express a great pride in the Michigan program.

"Michigan affords the student-athlete a great mix of academics and athletics," coach Bernstein said. "I'm excited what our players have accomplished these past few years. I think what has made us successful is we have a hard working group that competes each and every day. We also have a bunch of girls who get along so well, and that makes coaching here fun."

This Article Is Available Only to Recruiting Advantage members
 
Please log in to access premium TennisRecruiting.net content.
LOG IN
User Name
 
Password
 
 
Forget your password?
 
Register Now For Free!
NOT REGISTERED?
Register Now For Free!
  • Content Updated Daily
  • Complete Rank Lists
  • Exclusive Articles
  • Recruit Interviews
It's Quick, Easy, and Free!
 

 
 ATP PRO PLAYER GEAR GALLERY

Fabio Fognini

 
Click on Fabio Fognini to view and buy his equipment, apparel, and footwear.
 
RECENT COMMITMENTS
8/29 Gunther Matta chooses California
8/27 Kiersten Cox chooses Belmont Abbey
8/27 Risa Nakagawa chooses Georgetown
8/26 Victor Pham chooses Columbia
8/25 Alex Wittenbaum chooses Marian (IN)
8/24 Yuki Asami chooses Pacific
8/23 Sera Martorelli chooses Army
8/23 Genevieve McCormick chooses Army
8/23 Arianna Spirtos chooses Army
8/21 Rianna Valdes chooses USC

Full Listings: Boys' Commits & Girls' Commits

 
 THE LATEST FROM TENNIS EXPRESS
8/31 Get the low-down on what @RafaelNadal would of worn at the #USOpen
8/29 Been following along for the #smashthesilence challenge? Get in on the action and rub elbows with the Djoker himself!
8/29 Federer looks dapper any time of day, but check out his NYC night look and see why his line is still going strong!
 
 

Page updated on Saturday, August 30, 2014
Contact our web team with any corrections