Best Tennis Academies in the World

The following is a list of the best / top tennis academies in the world (sorted by country) with links to the official websites. There are academies listed below from Spain, France, Italy, Germany, USA, Australia, Netherlands, Sweden, Belgium, India and the UK. If you would like to recommend an academy please email me at [email protected]


Ferrer Tennis Academy


Avenida del Pla,
nº 118,
03730 Jávea,

In 2010, Ferrer Tennis Academy was born in Jávea, specifically in the Jávea Tennis Club, from the hand of Javier Ferrer Ern, one of the current directors of the same and brother of the professional tennis player David Ferrer, Top 10 of the ATP rankings.

Description of Academy

One of the facets of the Player Development Program is to develop a brilliant technique. With a combination of personal training and the latest and best tools to analyze strokes on video, it develops an impeccable technical skills base together with an arsenal of weapons for each player to use at decisive moments in a match.


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Barcelona Tennis Training Center

Run by Juan Carlos Báguena – Director and Head Coach.

After a long career of more than thirty-five years in the world of tennis as a player and as a coach, Juan Carlos came to the conclusion that he would like to put all of this experience together in a qualitatively different way. Juan Carlos had a career high of 107 in doubles and 206 in singles.

Description of Academy

Our extensive experience tells us that a good tennis player, shielded from unlimited personal ambition, is formed by means of a necessary equilibrium. Consistent with what has been said, our academy does not neglect any of the aspects that make up an essential part of an athlete: physical fitness, technique, tactics and strategy, and finally, competitiveness.


08850 Gavà,

Rafa Nadal Academy


Rafa Nadal has transformed his training base into a high-performance academy where, together with his team, he will develop young tennis players. The Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar opened its doors in June 2016.

Description of Academy

Located in Manacor (Mallorca), Rafa Nadal’s home town, the Academy combines tennis and education so that students can continue their pathway to professional tennis without having to neglect their academic studies.


Crta. Cales de Mallorca s/n,
km 1,2. Torre dels Enagistes,
Manacor 07500,
Illes Balears,

Sánchez-Casal Academy



Founded by Emilio Sánchez Vicario, former #7 ATP in Singles and #1 in Doubles and Sergio Casal, former #31 ATP in Singles and #1 in Doubles.

Description of Academy

A successful model created by Emilio Sánchez Vicario and Sergio Casal in 1998.

Using tennis and education within the “Academia” framework as the vehicle for personal development, our student athletes will continue to be good citizens of the world, long after they leave our care.


Bruguera Tennis Academy

Carrer de les Orenetes,
08690 Santa Coloma de Cervelló,
Barcelona, Spain

The Bruguera Tennis Academy was founded in 1986 and is run by ex Spanish Davis Cup captain, Lluís Bruguera and former World no.3, Sergi Bruguera.

Description of Academy

The Bruguera Tennis Academy offers high performance tennis programs for young professionals and futures players, as well as weekly tennis courses to players of all levels.


Barcelona Tennis Academy (BTA)

Club Tenis Andres Gimeno
Avenida Castelldefels,
58, Castelldefels,
08860 Spain

The Barcelona region of Spain has an international reputation for producing some of Europe’s and the world’s best tennis players and the BARCELONA TENNIS ACADEMY aims to provide full-time or holiday players, whether they are with us for a week or for a year, with the opportunity to enjoy a world-class training program in a beautiful setting.

Description of Academy

The BARCELONA TENNIS ACADEMY offers programs for all ages and levels. Whether you just want to polish your game for one week during the holidays, or you are looking for a yearly program to make it on the professional tour, we have a program for you.


Global Tennis Team Academy


Carrer d´Atenes, 1,
Urb. Sa Planera-Marratxi,
07141 Mallorca,
Islas Baleares, Spain

The academy is led by Jofre Porta, renowned for having had professional links with Carlos Moyá and Rafa Nadal. He is a student and philosopher of tennis, he dedicates a big part of his time and effort investigating on how to help tennis players maximise their potential.

Description of Academy

The loyalty of our pupils, the large number of technical staff who visit us to see our work and the results of our players, endorse our enthusiasm and these form our distinguished way of understanding what an Academy is.


SOTO Tennis Academy


Club de Padel y Tenis, S/N
Soto Tennis Academy
Paseo del Rio
Sotogrande, 11310
Cadiz, Spain

SotoTennis Academy is led by former British Number 1 Doubles player Daniel Kiernan.

Description of Academy

STA has established a reputation for tennis excellence and sporting development in Spain and Europe, attracting high-quality coaching staff and players. Here at STA we offer full-time tennis training programmes combined with education to players aged 12 and above as well as options of weekly/monthly access to supplement your programme at home.


BTT Tennis Academy


Club Esportiu Valldoreix,
Calle Pintor Goya s/n,
08197 Valldoreix,
Barcelona, Spain

Founded in 2004 by Francis Roig, Alvaro Margets and Jordi Vilaró, all three continue to direct and personally oversee the daily running of the BTT TENNIS ACADEMY, recently strengthened in 2010 by the incorporation of Alberto Riba who has brought to the academy all his high performance tennis experience previously acquired in his position as Managing Director of the Spanish Tennis Federation.

Description of Academy

BTT TENNIS ACADEMY is a high performance centre situated in the grounds of the Club Esportiu Valldoreix in the town of Valldoreix near Barcelona. The principle aim is an integral preparation of student- tennis players of all standards and ages, looking to achieve their personal development.


Vilas Tennis Academy


Palmanova Beach,

Was founded with the same philosophy that brought Guillermo Vilas to the top, revolutionizing the world of tennis, introducing a new style based on the principles of hard work , dedication and winning mentality leading to a path that includes 62 ATP titles, 4 Grand Slams and 1 Master.

Description of Academy

Academy is located in Palmanova Beach, municipality of Calvia The club count 10 clay courts, and 2 sintetic courts with last generation surface from IBEROSPORT courts. Facilities are approved by the ITF, and develop in our center various local or international tournaments.


JC Ferrero Tennis Academy


Paraje Casas de Menor,
44, 03400

Juan Carlos Ferrero is the Sports Director of the JC Ferror Tennis Academy and in 2003 ranked the no.1 ATP player in the world.

Description of Academy:

The JC Ferrero-Equelite Tennis Academy was founded by Antonio Martínez Cascales in 1995 to continue the work that he and a group of collaborators had been carrying out at several schools in the area since 1980.


Elite Tennis Academy


Autovia de Castelldefels km 17, 5

Everyone who seeks a tennis academy aims to reach the top. Everyone who has been successful is because it works with passion, dedication and humility. These are the three most important values at Elite Tennis Academy.

Description of Academy

ELITE TENNIS ACADEMY in Barcelona, Spain, is a professional Tennis Academy, where a tennis player can develop as a person, in addition to improving his/her tactical, physical, technical and specially psychological skills. Our professional coach team adapts unique tennis training method for every single player.



Mouratoglou Tennis Academy


3550 Route des Dolines,
06640 Biot,

Founded by Patrick Mouratoglou, the current coach of Serena Williams and who has also coached players such as Marcos Baghdatis and Grigor Dimitrov.

Description of Academy

Sponsored by Jeremy Chardy, our Tennis and Study program, launched 10 years ago, offers our students both a high level athletic training and an outstanding academic education. Our program enables to harmoniously combine intensive training, tournaments and school curriculum.



Bob Brett / Fabio Lavazza Tennis Academy


Strada Solaro,111
18038 – Sanremo (IM) – Italy

With the creation of the Bob Brett / Fabio Lavazza Tennis Centre, internationally respected tennis coaches Bob Brett and Fabio Lavazza brings their experience and vision to the service of young players committed to their tennis development.

Description of Academy

A maximum of 24 full-time participants are accepted each year, ensuring a small programme of exceptional quality that responds to each player’s individual needs and aptitude. Week-long focus programmes are available throughout the year for those players wishing to benefit from the coaches advice and concentrate on specific skill sets.



Alexander Waske Tennis-University

Alexander Waske Tennis-University
Auf der Rosenhöhe 68
63069 Offenbach

The Alexander Waske Tennis-University (until June 2017 Schüttler Waske Tennis-University) was founded in 2010 by Alexander Waske and Rainer Schüttler in Offenbach am Main. The vision of the long-time Davis-Cup and ATP-player Alexander Waske was to create a tennis academy where all necessary training sessions as well as medical measures are combined and integrated in one place.

Description of Academy

The principle of our tennis academy “BE THE BEST YOU, YOU CAN BE” means more than just the aim to bring out the personal best of every player. TU´s philosophy and approach stand for passion, devotion and attention to detail.


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IMG Academy Bollettieri Tennis


5500 34th Street West,
FL 34210,

Nick Bollettieri, one of the most influential people in the world of tennis and a legend who has transcended the sport.  In 1978, he founded the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy in Florida. In 1987, Nick expanded his vision when he joined forces with IMG to turn the Tennis Academy into a multi-sport training facility, now known as IMG Academy. Located on over 400 acres, the IMG Academy complex trains over 13,000 junior, collegiate, adult & professional athletes annually, including families and corporate groups, from over 75 countries annually.

Description of Academy

IMG Academy camps are anchored by coaches with years of collegiate and professional experience. They provide the most complete and individualized instruction available in the game today. With innovative training programs and a state-of-the-art training complex that rivals most pro training complexes, everything player needs to succeed is at their fingertips.


Rick Macci Tennis Academy


9045 Vista del Lago
Boca Raton,

At the Academy, with one of the world’s top coaches (in Rick) and one of the world’s top stroke analysis experts (in Brian Gordon, PhD.) and a fitness program used by many professional sports teams and athletes…you can see why the Macci Philosophy provides the best on and off court development in the industry.

Description of Academy

RMTA is conveniently located at the luxurious Boca Lago Country Club in Boca Raton, Florida. The Macci Academy is a very personalized program… it is not a factory. Each day students receive individual instruction with a small student/pro ratio for drilling, point play, group fitness and athletic enhancement.


John McEnroe Tennis Academy


Locations in Manhattan, Westchester and Long Island, USA

Founder and Director, John McEnroe is one of the greatest tennis players of all time. He held the #1 world ranking in singles for 170 weeks between 1980 and 1985, and was the #1 doubles player in the world for a record 257 weeks.

Description of Academy

Under the guidance of JMTA Director Lawrence Kleger, and inspired by the vision and daily presence of Johnny Mac, JMTA now offers its training programs and world-class staff of teaching professionals at three locations in the New York Metropolitan area. Coaches, including former ATP and WTA professional players Fritz Buehning, Hana Sromova and Phil Simmonds have joined Academy Directors Felix Alvarado, Greg Bolitsky, Cosmin Cotet, Nate Emge and Greg Evans to bring the Mac way to promising players from all across the greater NYC area.


Nick Saviano Tennis Academy


9101 Northwest 2nd Street Plantation,
FL 33324,

Internationally recognized as one of the top developmental coaches and coaching educators in tennis. Over 29 years, Saviano has coached and developed more than 50 ATP & WTA players. Ranking in the top-50 in singles with wins over top-10 players on multiple occasions en route to four ATP Tour titles.

Description of Academy

SHPT limits program sizes in order to uphold the integrity of our world-class training program. Coach-to-player ratio is one coach to 4 or less players. Students are taught using The Saviano Method, a comprehensive, efficient and effective developmental program. Strategy, Tactics, Shot Selection and Pattern Development. Each player will develop a clear understanding of their basic strategy as a player. Additionally, major emphasis will be placed on a player learning high percentage “generic” tactics and shot selection, as well as, personalized tactics which highlight the player’s individual weapons.


Evert Tennis Academy


Evert Tennis Academy
10334 Diego Drive South
Boca Raton, FL 33428

As the proud home to more than 15 Grand Slam participants and 100 Division I college athletes, Evert Tennis Academy (ETA) has a proven record of success in developing champions at the highest levels. Chris Evert, tennis legend and winner of 18 Grand Slam titles, and John Evert, world-renowned developmental coach and ETA Director, believe in designing personalized programs that consist of a strategic balance between technical, tactical, mental, and physical training.

Description of Academy

The Evert Tennis Academy’s mission is to pass on to future champions the same knowledge, passion and competitive spirit that drove Chris Evert to win 157 single’s titles, 18 grand slams and to reign for 7 years as the # 1 player in the world. By combining the experience of a champion with world-class coaching, cutting-edge training methods and premier facilities the Evert Tennis Academy is able to offer unrivaled programs for players of all ages and abilities.



Margaret Court Tennis Academy


1 Dalgleish St,
VIC 3690

The Margaret Court Tennis Academy officially started in 2008. Coach Phil Shanahan ( nephew of Margaret Court) was amazed by the number of juniors in his local area that did not know who Margaret was, let alone the sheer magnitude of her achievements. Phil met with Margaret and formed the Margaret Court Tennis Academy.

Description of Academy

The Margaret Court Tennis Academy offers coaching for all ages and all abilities all over our region.


Pure Tennis Academy


M29 Sports Road,
Mount Gravatt QLD,

Marc Kimmich – Director

Marc is the director and joint partner of Pure Tennis Academy. He has been on the professional circuit for the last nine years. He brings a vast amount of knowledge, which only comes from experience at the highest level possible. His direct and honest approach is very refreshing which creates a great learning environment.

Description of Academy

Pure Tennis Academy was founded in December 2009. We are a full service tennis management company for all levels of play, offering state-of-the-art technology with a personal touch for each client and with a commitment to excellence. At Pure Tennis, tennis is more than a sport – its a passion. We are committed to providing superior services that focus on results for every player, whether you have just taken up the game or are looking to make a career on the professional circuit.



10S Academy Amsterdam


Boechorstraat 38,

Founded in 2011 by Maria Sharapova’s coach, Sven Groeneveld and fellow Dutch coach, Roland Laurense

Description of Academy

Tennis Academy Amsterdam has created all the necessary conditions to reach the full potential of tennistalents. TAA has a safe and inspiring environment, where the development of the individual, in the broadest sense of the word, plays a central role. A tailor made program will be made for everyone who has the ambition to reach his full tennispotential. So an optimized development for every tennisplayer can be guaranteed. Next to an on-court development as a player, TAA also takes care of an off-court development as a global citizen.



Good to Great Tennis Academy


Good to Great World AB,
Mjölnarvägen 1,
177 401 Järfälla,

The founders of Good to Great Tennis Academy are Magnus Norman, Nicklas Kulti and Mikael Tillström, who have all won the Davis Cup for Sweden and have been ranked among the best in the world.

Description of Academy

Good to Great Tennis Academy is a small tennis academy with a very limited number of spots available. The player-coach ratio is maximum 3-1 and we put a lot of time into the personal touch. We focus on quality. We have 9 full-time coaches taking care and travelling with the players to tournaments as well as staff taking care of administration. Our goal at Good to Great Tennis Academy is to be an outstanding base for player development where all players have the maximum possibilities to reach their full potential. Our vision is also to build our own world class facilities in the near future so that we can offer this possibility to more players.



Justine Henin Academy


Club Justine Henin,
Avenue Léon Fournet 20,
1342 Ottignies,

In 2007, former world no.1, Justine Henin decided to create her tennis academy. After her remarkable career as a tennis player, she wants to support a range of concepts built and lived during her long experience. She aims to convey a range of values of sports training like courage, fighting spirit, respect, discipline.

Description of Academy

Today we welcome students / players from around the world who have a personal development project and tennis. The philosophy of Justine Henin Academy is based on the fact that the performance should not be seen as an end in itself. The result of an activity is essentially the result from a state of mind.



Harvest Tennis Academy

Harvest Tennis Academy Village: Jassowal-Kular
Tehsil: Jagraon, District: Ludhiana
Punjab, INDIA – 142023.

Harvest Campus comprises Harvest Tennis Academy and Harvest International School. The Campus is located in countryside-30 km from Ludhiana, Punjab, India. It has pristine air and water quality. The Campus had a modest beginning in 2005 when 3 Clay Courts were constructed. It has come a long way since then.

Description of Academy

Harvest Campus has India’s largest modern tennis infrastructure. It has 14 floodlit courts, including 11 deco turf and 3 clay courts. One of the deco turf courts has Stadium facilities. A full complement of coaches / fitness trainers / dietician / physiotherapist / sports psychologist comprises the Academy Staff. Trainees are evaluated on a regular basis-technique, tactical ability, physical parameters, mental strength, diet recommendations, injury proneness and tournament performance. Evaluations are made available to the parents/guardians.


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Bolton Tennis Academy


Arena Approach Horwich,
BL6 6LB,
United Kingdom

Dedicated and professional coaches that have a track record of producing players in all age groups and from national, European, International & professional levels.

Description of Academy

Players in the programme progress through our coaching team as they reach the appropriate levels, this ensures that players are working with coaches who have the relevant experience for players to achieve the next level. The yearly squad syllabus is age and level specific. All squad have a tennis specific physical session included which focuses on the physical components within the set syllabus. The squads are run over a number of courts to allow all players the variety of hitting with other players of their level. All players begin the squad with the Bolton Arena warmup which ensures players are physically ready to meet the demands of the squads.


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