Professional support

Big performance in Melbourne – Eva Lys qualified for a Grand Slam main draw for the first time at the 2023 Australian Open. At the US Open, the Porsche Talent Team player went one better when winning her first-round match after qualifying. She also caused quite a stir the year before when making a sensational debut in the Billie Jean King Cup by beating the host’s No. 1 in the play-offs in Croatia. The win laid the foundation for the German win.

By supporting up-and-coming youngsters in the Porsche Talent Team since 2012, Porsche has transferred its successful juniors programme in motorsport to tennis. In close collaboration with the “Deutsche Tennis Bund” (DTB – the German Tennis Association), the primary intention of the support is to make the set-up for talented juniors more professional by enhancing individual coaching and guidance both when practicing and at tournaments. Through the intensive system of fostering promising youngsters, Porsche would like to give promising youngsters help when taking their first steps on the professional tour, and the intensive coaching system is designed to do just that – like recently with Eva Lys.

The winners of the German Championship in the past three years have all come from the Porsche Talent Team. Noma Noha Akugue won the title in 2020 followed by Eva Lys in 2021 and Ella Seidel in 2022.

Important setup

“For us, it is important to not only support Porsche Team Germany in the Billie Jean King Cup,” says Oliver Blume, Chairman of the Executive Board of Porsche AG. “We also want to help promising juniors develop and accompany them on their way to the top.”

“Porsche’s support gives us the chance of developing the talented youngsters even more intensively,” says Barbara Rittner, who, as DTB’s Head of Women’s Tennis, is responsible for the junior girls and the U-23 women and is in charge of the distribution and deployment of the funding. “We now assist the selected players far more intensively than before. For example, we gather them together more often for training camps and our coaches accompany them more regularly to international tournaments. Porsche creates the important setup for this individual-based work.”

Mara Guth (born in 2003), Eva Lys (2002), Noma Noha Akugue (2003), Nastasja Schunk (2003), Ella Seidel (2005), Joelle Steur (2004) and Julia Stusek (2008) are all currently supported in the Porsche Talent Team.

 

Bios

 

Noma Noha Akugue

Porsche Tennis Grand Prix 2023 - Porsche Talent Team Deutschland, Noma Noha Akugue

Noma Noha Akugue
Date of birth: 2 December 2003
Club: Der Club an der Alster
Plays: Left-handed
Successes: 2020 German champion
Current DTB ranking (As of 30.9.2023)
Seniors: No. 7

 

Mara Guth

Porsche Tennis Grand Prix 2023 - Porsche Talent Team Deutschland, Mara Guth

Date of birth: 24 June 2003
Club: TC Bad Vilbel
Plays: Right-handed
Current DTB ranking (As of 30.9.2023)
Seniors: No. 25

 

Eva Lys

Porsche Tennis Grand Prix 2023 - Porsche Talent Team Deutschland, Eva Lys

Date of birth: 12 January 2002
Club: Der Club an der Alster
Plays: Right-handed
Successes: 2021 German champion, main draw 2023 Australian Open, 2nd round US Open
Current DTB ranking (As of 30.9.2023)
Seniors: No. 5

 

Billie Jean King Cup (since 2022)

Rubbers  Record
Total 2 1:1
Singles 2 1:1
Double 0 0:0

 

Nastasja Schunk

Porsche Tennis Grand Prix 2023 - Porsche Talent Team Deutschland, Nastasja Schunk

Date of birth: 17 August 2003
Club: MTG BW Mannheim
Plays: Left-handed
Successes: 2023 German champion, Juniors final 2021 Wimbledon
Current DTB ranking (As of 30.9.2023)
Seniors: No. 10

 

Billie Jean King Cup (since 2021)

Rubbers Record
Total 1 0:1
Singles 0 0:0
Doubles 1 0:1

 

 

Ella Seidel

Porsche Tennis Grand Prix 2023 - Porsche Talent Team Deutschland, Ella Seidel

Date of birth: 14 February 2005
Club: Der Club an der Alster
Plays: Right-handed
Successes: 2022 German champion
Current DTB ranking (As of 30.9.2023)
Juniors: No. 1, Seniors: No. 8

 

Joelle Steur

Porsche Talent Team, Joelle Steur

Date of birth: 30 March 2004
Club: Bielefelder TTC
Plays: Right-handed
Current DTB ranking (As of 30.9.2023)
Seniors: No. 32

 

Julia Stusek

Porsche Talent Team, Julia Stusek

Date of birth: 30 June 2008
Club: Heidelberger TC
Plays: Right-handed
Successes: 2022 win at the world famous Les Petits As junior tournament in Tarbes/France
Current DTB ranking (As of 30.9.2023)
Juniors: No. 3, Seniors: No. 28

 

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Macan 4 Electric

WLTP*
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  • 0 g/km
  • 516 – 613 km

Macan 4 Electric

Fuel consumption* / Emissions*
Electric power consumption* combined (WLTP) 21.1 – 17.9 kWh/100 km
CO₂ emissions* combined (WLTP) 0 g/km
Electric range* combined (WLTP) 516 – 613 km
Electric range* in town (WLTP) 665 – 784 km