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PATD's Yulia Bolotova named PTR Female Player of the Year!

February 25, 2012 11:09 AM
Hilton Head Island, SC - - Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards this week during the 2012 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 50-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a tennis trade show and tournament is being held February 24-28, 2012, at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, in Orlando, Florida.
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Yulia Bolotova, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has been named PTR Female Player of the Year.

A PTR Professional, Yulia started playing tennis at 13 in her native Perm, Russia. After graduating from the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy, she went to Mississippi University on a full tennis scholarship. While earning her MBA, Bolotova was a Graduate Assistant Coach for the tennis teams at Kutztown University.

Bolotova found her passion for developing elite juniors, but never gave up on her own playing career. She competed in satellite tournaments, earning WTA points in 2003 and 2004, and won numerous USTA Middle States Open titles from 2003-09. Her accolades include #6 ranked National Open Women’s Doubles in 2007 and 2008, Nationals 5.0 Women’s Team 2nd place finish in 2006, and #1 singles and #1 Women’s Doubles in Middle States in 2005.

More recently, Bolotova captured 1st place in Doubles, 2nd place in Mixed, and 3rd in Singles at the 2011 National Clay Court 30s. At the 2011 National Outdoor Hard Court 30s, she placed 2nd in Singles and 3rd in both Doubles and Mixed Doubles. Bolotova fared even better on the grass at Newport, placing 2nd in Doubles and Mixed, and 3rd in Singles in the National Open Grass Court Championships. Bolotova is nationally ranked #1 in 30s Singles and Doubles and Team Doubles, and #3 in Mixed.

PTR is the largest global organization of tennis teaching professionals with more than 14,000 members in 117 countries. It has the greatest percentage of multicultural and women members of any such organization. PTR is dedicated to educating, certifying and servicing tennis teachers and coaches around the world in order to grow the game.
Contact: Peggy Edwards • PO Box 4739, Hilton Head Island, SC 29938 USA
843-785-7244 or 800-421-6289 • fax 843-686-2033 • peggy@ptrtennis.orgwww.ptrtennis.org