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Ireland’s Georgia Drummy Qualifies for Junior Australian Open


Georgia’s rise up the rankings is incredible. You can see in the graph below, her U18 ITF ranking over the last few years. At the start of 2016, Georgia’s highest career ranking was 187. Her goal by September is to try and break into the top 100. What a terrific start to the year for Georgia. A fantastic achievement and a huge boost for Irish Tennis. Well done Georgia and all involved and the very best of luck in the Junior Australian Open!


Tennis Ireland, the National Governing body for Tennis in Ireland posted this earlier on their website. “Georgia Drummy paves the way for Irish juniors in Melbourne today as she qualifies for her first career Grand Slam. She defeated Helen Abigail Altick (USA) who has an ITF junior ranking of 105.Georgia dominated the match from the start, taking the first set 6-2. Both players exchanged a break in the second, Drummy then broke at 5-5 after a record game which seemed to go on forever. Altick broke again to tie the set at 6-6. Drummy however controlled the tie-break from the start and closed it out 7-2, sealing the victory in straight sets 6-2 7-6(2) .A well deserved prize for a girl who has been ahead of her years in Irish Tennis for some time.Georgia is a member of the BNP Paribas National Academy”.



Rob has 20 years coaching experience, qualifying as an ITF / Tennis Ireland Level 2 Performance Coach in 2007 and an ITF iCoach Expert in 2014. He is based in Sandycove Tennis & Squash Club Dublin.

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