Latest News at the Margaret Court Tennis Academy
January 2018 – Margaret Court Tennis Academy star Sam Groth has officially retired from Professional Tennis. After 17yrs on the circuit, Sam is ready to settle down with his fiancé Britt. It has been an incredible journey with our star and we wish him the very best.
January 2018 – Record numbers competed at the Margaret Court Cup and Victorian Grass Court Championships in Albury-Wodonga. With over 400 players in each event competing, our events have become very popular attracting players from around Australia and overseas.
October 2017 – Margaret Court Tennis Academy star Rory Parnell was selected in the NSWPSSA State Team that took out the National Title in Victoria. MCTA Coach Phil Shanahan and Manager Sue Watts were very proud of their team.
May 2015 – Margaret Court Tennis Academy star Rory Parnell has gained selection in the NSWPSSA State Tennis Team. Rory represented the Mackillop Team at the State Carnival in Rockdale Sydney where he won 6/7 singles matches. Rory will now travel to Tasmania in October with the NSW Team to compete at the School Sports Australia Tennis Championships.
Mar 2015 – Margaret Court Tennis Academy star Aaron Breust has just accepted his US Tennis Scholarship with the University of Nevada.
Mar 2015 – Margaret Court Tennis Academy star Sam Groth in the Australian Davis Cup team def the Czechs.
Mar 2015 – Margaret Court Tennis Academy juniors at the NSW Catholic Primary Schools tennis Championships in Wollongong.
Feb 2015 – Margaret Court Tennis Academy good friend Casey Dellacqua representing Australia at the Federation Cup.
Jan 2015 – A selfie with our Tennis Legends!
Jan 2015 – Tennis Royality at this years Australian Open.
Jan 2015 – Great talking to Tennis Legend Ken Rosewall. What an honour!
Jan 2015 – Margaret officially opens the Margaret Court Arena at this years Australian Open
Jan 2015 – Official opening of the Margaret Court Tennis Arena. What an incredible honour to be invited onto the court with family and friends.
Jan 2015 – My cousin Charlie and I, catch up with Jim Courier.
Jan 2015 – Sam completes his media duties at the end of his match.
Jan 2015 – Sam goes down to Bernard Tomic in the 3rd Round of the Australian Open 4-6 6-7 3-6
Jan 2015 – Legendary Steve Bowen supporting Sam at this years Australian Open.
Jan 2015 – Just an incredible experience coaching Matt Ebden at this years Australian Open. What an incredible athlete and a super bloke to work with!
Jan 2015 – On the practice court with Matt Ebden and Matt Reid
Jan 2015 – In the Men’s Locker Room with Sam after his great win.
Jan 2015 – Sam’s coach Ben Mathias alongside his junior coach Phil Shanahan after the Kokkinakis match. What an amazing moment!
Jan 2015 – Sam defeats fellow Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis in the 2nd Round of the Australian Open 3-6 6-3 7-5 3-6 6-1
Jan 2015 – Sam defeats Serbian Filip Krajinovic in the first round of the Australian Open 6-3 7-6 6-4. One of the proudest days of my life!
Jan 2015 – So proud as the junior coach of Australia’s Sam Groth. Pictured with Sam and his brother Ollie.
Jan 2015 – Catching up with long time friends at the Australian Open! Craig O’Shannessy and Alan Curtis – Craig is now the Number 1 Tennis Analyst in the World. Check out Craig’s ‘Brain Game’
Jan 2015 – Tennis Australia Talent Development Workshop prior to the Australian Open. Great catching up with with my junior doubles partner Ian Goolagong. “The years have been kind mate!”
Jan 2015 – Great catching up with two of my star junior players Patrick Nichols and Patrick Landy at the Tennis Australia Talent Development workshop. Both boys now work with Tennis Australia and are doing a great job.
Jan 2015 – Margaret Court Tennis Academy Coach Cameron Meagher catches up with Tennis Legend Ian Barclay at the Victorian Junior Grass Court Championships.
Jan 2015 – Margaret Court Tennis Academy star Rory Parnell takes out the Margaret Court Cup and Victorian Junior Grass Court Championships Titles.
Jan 2015 – Davis Cup Legend Rex Hartwig officially opens the 2015 Commercial Club Margaret Court Cup.
Jan 2105 – Margaret Court Tennis Academy Star Matt Ebden representing Australia at the Hopman Cup in Perth.
Dec 2014 – Margaret Court Tennis Academy juniors at the Australian Open Wildcard play offs at Melbourne Park. It was great catching up with good friend JP Smith!
Dec 2014 – Margaret Court Tennis Academy juniors thanking our friends in Yuba City in the USA for their friendship during our tour in June.
Nov 2014 – Margaret Court Tennis Academy is saddened by the loss of one of its coaches and close friend Joe Hancock. Our players had their chance to say their goodbyes by writing on the hitting wall that Joe help construct. We will miss you mate!
Oct 2014 – Margaret Court Tennis Academy juniors in action at the John Baker Shield.
Sept 2014 – Margaret Court Tennis Academy juniors working at the Mercy International Orphanages in Thailand
Sept 2014 – Margaret Court Tennis Academy Star Sam Groth being congratulated after his Singles win for Australia in the Davis Cup in Perth.
Sept 2014 – Margaret Court Tennis Academy Coach Mark Shanahan on court with Matt Ebden and Roger Federer in Switzerland.