The Middle States Section (USTA Middle States) of the United States Tennis Association (USTA) recently announced its 2017 USTA Middle States Hall of Fame inductees, bestowing the honor upon (amongst others) South African born Julian Krinsky for accomplishing some truly amazing feats in the tennis community. Established in 1994, the prestigious Hall boasts 103 inductees including tennis legend and women’s rights pioneer Billie Jean King.
Born in Johannesburg, Julian Krinsky attended King David High School in Linksfield. He then qualified with a BCom Legal and CA (SA) Accounting and Law from the University of the Witwatersrand. Krinsky is a former international tennis player and an acclaimed tennis coach. He was ranked no. 7 in South Africa and played at Wimbledon, the French Open and the Italian Open, as well as at the Maccabi Games in Israel. Julian emigrated to the United States and in 1987 opened the Julian Krinsky Camps and Programs in Pennsylvania which started out as a weekly tennis camp and quickly grew to include golf, cooking, business, fitness, academics and more.