Anne Smith, 10 time Grand Slam winner and former #1 in doubles to speak at Nesquik "Little Mo" Internationals

Anne Smith, a 10 time Grand Slam doubles/mixed doubles champion from 1980-1984 and former #1 doubles player in the world will be giving a "complimentary" one hour on-court clinic for all "Little Mo" international players at the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, NY on Sunday afternoon, August 19.   Ages 8, 9, & 10 from 12:30 - 1:30 and Ages 11 & 12 from 1:45 - 2:45pm.

Anne has her doctorate in educational psychology and will be giving a "complimentary" 30 minute talk to all "Little Mo" players and parents on mental toughness and sports psychology from 5:00 - 5:30 on Sunday, August 19 at the West Side Tennis Club.

Dr. Anne Smith teaching players how to be mentally tough competitors by implementing the MACH 4® Mental Training System. Players will learn how to integrate mental training into practice, manage destructive emotions like anger and fear, have strong body language, and maintain their best intensity level. MACH 4® ensures players will consistently play their best.

 

Dr. Anne Smith will be speaking with parents about the most effective way to communicate with their children in order to produce the best results. Demonstrating caring, effective, and empowering communication with your children is the best way to teach and inspire them. It is all about dialogue and delivery – knowing what to say, when to say it, and; most importantly, how to say it.



 

Anne Smith, Ph.D., won her place in the history books of all-time winners with ten Grand Slam championships in doubles and mixed doubles from 1980 to 1984. She is one of only 20 women in the history of the Open Era of tennis who have won ten or more Grand Slam titles, and one of only 13 women in the Open Era to complete a career Grand Slam in women’s doubles by winning at least one doubles title at all four of the majors. She has won three US Open titles, two Wimbledon titles, four French Open titles, and one Australian Open title. She was ranked No. 1 in the world in doubles in 1980 and 1981, and reached a career-high No.12 in singles in 1982.

 

Anne has a doctorate in educational psychology with a specialization in school psychology. She was the mental training consultant for Harvard University’s women’s tennis team in 2006 when they broke into the Top 10 for the first time and achieved their highest national ranking. Nominated by the USTA, Anne is the recipient of the 2009 United States Olympic Committee’s “Doc” Counsilman Science Award for her contributions in the areas of sports psychology and mental training.  She is the mental training coach at T Bar M Racquet Club in Dallas, Texas

Dr. Anne Smith

EDUCATION
Doctor of Philosophy: Educational Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas

PROFESSIONAL LICENSES
Licensed Psychologist, Texas & Massachusetts
Licensed Specialist in School Psychology, Texas

TEXAS JUNIOR RANKINGS
#1 in Girl’s 12 singles, #6 in Girl’s 14 singles and #3 in Girl’s 14 doubles – 1971
#1 in Girl’s 14 singles and doubles and #14 in Girl’s 16 singles – 1972
#1 in Girl’s 14 singles and #4 in Girls 16 singles and #1 in Girl’s 16 doubles - 1973
#1 in Girl’s 16 & 18 singles – 1974
#1 in Girl’s 16 & 18 singles – 1975
#2 in Girl’s 18 singles and #1 in Women’s singles and mixed doubles – 1976
#1 in Girl’s 18 singles - 1977

NATIONAL JUNIOR RANKINGS
#3 in Girl’s 12 singles in U.S. - 1971
#12 in Girl’s 14 singles in U.S. - 1972
#5 in Girl’s 14 singles and # 2 in Girl’s 14 doubles in U.S. - 1973
#6 in Girl’s 16 singles and # 1 in Girl’s 16 doubles and #18 in Girl’s 18 singles in U.S. - 1974
#5 in Girl’s 16 singles and #1 in Girl’s 16 doubles and #8 in Girl’s 18 singles and #1 in Girl’s 18 doubles in U.S. - 1975
#3 in Girl’s 18 singles and #1 in Girl’s 18 doubles in U.S. – 1976
#9 in Girl’s 18 singles in U.S. - 1977

USTA NATIONAL JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS (Total 13)
Winner Girl’s 16 National Doubles - 1974
Winner Girl’s 16 National Indoors singles and doubles -1974
Winner Girl’s 16 National Hard Courts and Clay Courts doubles - 1975
Winner Girl’s 18 National Clay Courts doubles – 1975
Winner Girl’s 18 National Indoors singles and doubles – 1975
Winner Girl’s 18 National Hard Courts (twice), Clay Courts, Indoors doubles – 1976
Winner Girl’s 18 National Doubles – 1976

USTA NATIONAL ADULT CHAMPIONSHIPS (Total 8)
Winner Girl’s 21 National Indoors singles - 1977
Winner Girl’s 21 National Hard Courts doubles -1977
Winner Women’s National Amateur Indoors doubles – 1977
Winner Girl’s 21 National Indoors singles and doubles – 1978
Winner Women’s National Amateur Indoors singles – 1978
Winner Women’s National Clay Courts doubles – 1979
Winner Women’s National Clay Courts doubles - 1980

GRAND SLAM DOUBLES TITLES (Total 10)
Wimbledon Doubles Champion – 1980
Australian Open Doubles Champion – 1980
French Open Doubles Champion - 1980
French Open Mixed Doubles -1980
United States Open Doubles Champion – 1981
United States Open Mixed Doubles -1981
Wimbledon Mixed Doubles - 1982
United States Open Mixed Doubles -1982
French Open Doubles Champion - 1982
French Open Mixed Doubles - 1984

HIGHEST WORLD RANKINGS
Ranked #1 in Doubles in 1980 & 1981
Ranked #12 in Singles in 1982

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS
Winner Orange Bowl Junior International Tournament (16 Doubles With Allegra Pero) - 1973

Winner Mary Lowdon Award (Texas) -1974-1977

Winner Maureen Connolly Brinker Sportsmanship Award (Memphis, TN) -1976

Received “Most Promising Player Award” by Seventeen Magazine – 1976

Winner Orange Bowl Junior International Tournament – 1977

Winner Seventeen Magazine Tournament of Champions – 1977

Winner Maureen Connolly Brinker Outstanding Junior Girl Award (Philadelphia) -1977

First American to win the French Open Junior Singles Title - 1977

WTA Doubles Team of the Year (With Kathy Jordan) – 1980

Member of Wightman Cup and Federation Cup Teams

Youngest athlete enshrined into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame - 1985

Enshrined into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame - 1993

35-and-Over United States Open Doubles Champion - 1997

35-and-Over Wimbledon Doubles Champion - 1996 & 1997

Inducted into the Trinity University Athletics Hall of Fame - 1999

Appointed Member of the United States Tennis Association Sport Science Committee - 2001, 2002

Mental Training Consultant for Harvard University Women’s Tennis Team – 2005-2006

Coach of the WTT Boston Lobsters – 2005, 2006, 2007

United States Olympic Committee ( USOC )  "Doc" Counsilman Science Award - 2009