Tennis - a hobby on the side or a possible career
Raphael and Katrina Sammut, two outstanding Maltese tennis players
Training hard from the age of six, Raphael is a promising young Maltese tennis player. He trains hard with his coach, Marco Cappello, as well as under the supervision of his father. Raphael is now part of the men’s national team under Gordon Asciak as coach.
The young player has been continuously ranked among the top two tennis players under 16.
At only 13 Katrina has proven high records in her tennis performance. Training from the age of five, the young athlete, like her brother, is under the Malta Tennis Federation junior academy. Katrina is ranked Number One in girls under 14 and under 16.
Both Raphael and Katrina Sammut were selected by the Malta Tennis Federation to represent the country at international events including Tennis Europe Summer Cups (under 12, Under 14 and Under 16), the European Junior Championships and COJI (Island Games).