Hall of Fame
Our Club is proud to have served as the home base for Victor Krustev to first learn how to play tennis.He began playing tennis at the age of 4 at Guildwood Tennis Club, under the tutelage of the Club Pro, Marina Pereira.He started to play OTA tournaments when he was 7 years old. In 2008 he won the first edition of the Roman Cup in Ottawa.At the age of 9, Victor was invited to join Tennis Canada under the guidance of Bob Brett, Guram Kostava, Guillaume Marx and other best coaches.
Victor went on to play in many international tournaments in Europe, North America, South America, and Central America. Some of his achievements include: finalist at the ITF G4 Junior event in Vancouver, he took home the doubles trophy at the G5 tournament in Edmonton, he reached the doubles' Semifinals at the ITF Pan-American championships in Tulsa, and he took home top honours in singles and doubles at the U14 Bambini Cup in Austria.
One of his best success was at the prestigious Open Super 12 in Auray, France - he was a finalist in singles and doubles. He was also the OTA Champion in singles and doubles.
His most notable achievements were winning the U12, U14, U16 and U18 Canadian National Championships singles as well as doubles. Victor follows in the footsteps of other great Canadian tennis players such as Milos Raonic, Eugenie Bouchard, Vasek Pospisil, Denis Shapovalov and other great players who have won the same event.U12, U14, U16 and U18 Canadian National ChampionshipsHis most notable achievements were winning the
Victor's favourite shot is the forehand; his favourite players are Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and David Ferrer.
After graduating high school from Bill Crother's Secondary School, Victor accepted a full scholarship to play and study at the University of California Santa Barbara in the USA. UCSB is renowned for academic standards and division 1 NCAA tennis team. When he is home in the summer, Victor has played for our A1 team here in Guildwood.
We wish Victor great success in his future studies and in his tennis career.