HIGH SCHOOL and JUNIOR CAREER
A 2006 graduate of the Pendleton School at the prestigious Bollettieri Tennis Academy in Bradenton, Fla…Top Canadian junior…Won two Canadian singles championships and one doubles championship during his junior career…Ranked as high as No. 2 in Canada in singles and No. 1 in doubles…Earned four ATP singles points and 13 doubles points… Won the ATP Futures Canada 3 doubles title in November of 2005 with American Jesse Levine in Montreal, Canada…Followed that performance by reaching the doubles final with Levine at the 2005 Eddie Herr International Junior Championship played at the Bollettieri Tennis Academy…Also reached the quarterfinals of the ATP Futures Canada 2 in Rimouski...Won the doubles portion of the U16 Canada Outdoor Junior Nationals in August of 2004…Also reached the finals in the Boys 18’s of the 11th Aruba International in July of 2004…Advanced to the semifinals at the St. Maarten Junior Open after reaching the semifinals in Cuba in June.
Clay Asher Donato…Son of Lou and Liz Donato…Born Jan. 26, 1988 in Toronto, Canada…Looking to major in business at Texas A&M…Has one older brother Mike (21)…Trained at the famed Bollettieri Tennis Academy since the eighth grade and was trained personally by Nick Bollettieri for three years…Favorite athlete is Lance Armstrong…Enjoys playing golf, football and hockey in his spare time…Chose A&M over Duke and Pepperdine.