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2021 AUSTRALIAN TENNIS RECRUIT – JONAS ABELEDA

THE STUDENT

 

Attends:

St. Aloysius College, NSW Australia

 

SAT Result:

  • Reading and Writing: 610
  • Maths: 740
  • Total Score: 1350

 

Preferred Course of Study:

Physiotherapy, Sports Science, Exercise Physiology

 

Academic Awards/Achievements:

  • Duke of Edinburgh Bronze (2017), Silver (2018) and Gold (2020) Award Recipient
  • AMEB Grade 5 Piano Certificate
  • AMEB Grade 5 Violin Certificate
  • 2017 Art of Speech Finalist

THE PERSON

 

About Me:

  • Gratitude; always conscious in acknowledging and appreciative of people, peers, friends, mentors and coaches/teachers that help me on my journey
  • Respect and openness to new people, ideas and pathways
  • Positive mindset; always attempting to encourage and bring out the best in others
  • Conscious about devoting time, whether it be towards a task to master a skill or to people in building healthy relationships
  • Confident communicator

 

Leadership & Community:

 

 

Community:

  • Monthly assistance at the Hornsby Cathedral Parish Piety Stall (2011-present)
  • Faith in Service Program 2019 – 30 hours of voluntary service
  • Philippines Immersion Program 2018 – Gawad Kalinga (Assisted in the building of houses in underdeveloped communities in Bagong Silang)
  • Hornsby Cathedral Parish Community Service – Community Dinner (2017-2019)
  • Faith in Service Program 2017 – 20 hours of voluntary service
  • ATP Sydney International Ballkids Program (2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Completion of Tennis Australia ‘Keeping the Tennis Community Safe Course’
  • Completion of the Tennis Australia Foundation Coaching Course

 

 

School:

  • Student Prefect (2020)
  • Tennis Captain (Summer Season) (2019/2020)
  • St. Aloysius’ Batyr Chapter (2018-present) Member (Mental Health Awareness)
  • The Duke of Edinburgh Award Program – St. Aloysius (2017-2020)

 

Personal Quote:

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”

THE ATHLETE

 

Height:

5’8″

 

Right-handed

 

Strengths:

  • Aggressive counter-puncher game style with all-court ability
  • Forehand aggression and dictation
  • Variation on backhand; use of slice, shape and taking shots on the rise
  • High level of intensity and focus
  • Hustles for every ball
  • Fit, fast and athletic player
  • Composed and mentally solid on court
  • Highly coachable; willingness to listen and learn

 

Teams Represented:

  • 1st’s CAS Representative Team (2020)
  • 1st’s Summer Tennis Team – St. Aloysius College (2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20)
  • 2019 Australian Jesuit Tennis Team
  • 1st’s Winter Tennis Team – St. Aloysius College (2019)
  • 2nd’s CAS Representative Team (2018, 2019)
  • CAS Winter Season Division 2 (2018)
  • 2nd’s Summer Tennis Team – St. Aloysius College (2015-16, 2016-17)

ATHLETIC HIGHLIGHTS

 

 

Awards Received:

  • Ignatian Spirit Award – Australian Jesuit Tennis Carnival 2019
  • Opens Winter Tennis MVP – St. Aloysius College 2019
  • CAS Premiership 2019 Winter Season
  • Most Successful Tennis Team – St. Aloysius College 2018-19 Season
  • Most Successful Summer Tennis Team – St. Aloysius College 2017-18 Season
  • Most Successful College Team – St. Aloysius College 2018
  • IMG Academy Discovery Open 1st Place – $1,000 prize towards training at the IMG Academy (trained at IMG Academy in June, 2018)
  • CAS Winter Season – 2nd place Division 2 2018

 

Best Wins:

Opponent:

Date:

UTR:

Current AR:

Result:

Currently attending:

Jake Magill

19/1/2020

10

387

Win 4-1, 4-2

Jonathan Osman

17/1/2020

10

904

Win 6-4, 6-0

Alan Lahia

12/1/2020

9

407

Win 6-2, 6-0

Liam O’Neil

11/10/2019

10

409

Win 6-4, 6-3

Hugo La Hei

2/6/2019

10

649

Win 7-5, 6-3

Judson University

Matthew Quach

25/3/2019

10

482

Win 6-2, 6-7, 11-9

Lachlan Sims

24/3/2019

10

1058

Win 6-2, 6-4

Hugo La Hei

4/2/2019

10

649

Win 6-2, 6-0

Judson University

Dylan Shah

19/1/2019

10

623

Win 6-1, 6-7, 6-3

Hikaru Ikegami

5/1/2019

10

615

Win 3-6, 6-3, 6-4

Eric Tripathi

4/1/2019

10

351

Win 7-5, 6-4

Matthew Quach

3/1/2019

10

482

Win 7-5, 6-0

Abhay Reissenberger

29/12/2018

10

366

Win 6-4, 6-3

 

Close loss:

Opponent:

Date:

UTR:

Current AR:

Result:

Currently attending:

Riley Courtney

19/1/2020

10

148

Loss 4-6, 4-6

John McDonald

12/1/2020

9

347

Loss 4-6, 7-6, 8-10

Henry Casey

7/1/2020

10

475

Loss 6-3, 6-7, 8-10

Riley Courtney

9/10/2019

10

148

Loss 1-6, 6-2, 8-10

Eric Tripathi

8/7/2019

10

351

Loss 4-5, 2-4

Leon Hemmings

25/4/2019

11

203

Loss 4-6, 3-6

Sohei Hagino

23/3/2019

11

589

Loss 5-7, 2-6

Elijah Cham

26/1/2019

11

253

Loss 4-6, 3-6

Jayden Shipley

31/12/2018

10

352

Loss 6-7, 6-2, 7-10

Lachlan Rowing

29/11/2018

10

311

Loss 4-6, 6-7

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