Heather Watson wins big in Osaka; First British woman to win WTA Tour Singles title in 24 years
Posted: October 15, 2012
Twenty-year-old Heather Watson became the first British woman to win a WTA Tour singles title in 24 years when she defeated Chang Kai-Chen, 7-5, 5-7, 7-6(4) in the final of the HP Open in Osaka, Japan on Sunday. The victory was Watson's first career WTA Tour...
Heather Watson reaches first career WTA single semifinals in Japan
Posted: October 12, 2012
JAPAN: Heather Watson of Great Britain hits a backhand (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)IMG Academy has a tradition of producing some of the world's top tennis players, with 10 World No. 1s having trained with the IMG Academy Bollettieri Tennis program. One alum...
IMG Academy trainee Sabine Lisicki featered on CNN
Posted: September 26, 2012
Behind the scenes of the CNN feature, Sabine Lisicki interviewHaving ascended back into the ranks of the world's elite women's tennis players, IMG Academy trainee Sabine Lisicki was featured on CNN as part of Germany's new tennis wonders. After recovering from an...
ATP/WTA Players hit IMG Academy practice courts
Posted: June 20, 2012
This week IMG Academy's tennis courts have been home to ATP and WTA players looking to take their game to the next level. Devin Britton, Phillip Simmonds and Philip Bester are all looking to build on their recent success at ITF Men's Pro Circuit Futures events.Most...