Tennis Coach

Mariano Pettigrosso

Nationality:
Argentine
Age:
40
Gender:
Male
Languages:
English, French, Portuguese, Spanish
Availabe in Countries:
United Arab Emirates
Available in Cities:
Dubai

Short Bio

– High-Performance Coach of WTA, ATP and top junior players for more than 12 years
– Participation at all four Grand Slams as a coach
– Experience in the two most recognized tennis academies in Europe
– Experience in planning players’ continual development in all domains: tactical, technical, physical and psychological

2017-to-date
Director and Head Performance Coach at Rackets Academy (UAE, Dubai)
– Designing and implementing performance programs of all group ages (U10 to U18)

Coach/Sparring partner (Dubai, UAE)
– Collaborates with coach Emmanuel Planque (Lucas Pouille, Fiona Ferro) during the pre-season in Dubai

2015-2017
Private Coach at WTA Tour (Dubai)
– Full-time coach of Fatma Al Nabhani (Career High WTA ranking #362)

Oman National Tennis Coach for men and women teams during the Islamic Olympics Games in Baku, Azerbaijan

Private High Performance Coach (Dubai)
– Carried out all the aspects of the players’ tennis program: daily practice, physical development, tournament planning, on tour coaching: Phillis Vanenburg  (WTA #700), Mohamed Abdel-Aziz  (ITF Junior #195)

2013-2015
Head Coach and High-Performance Coach at Kim Clijsters Academy (Belgium)
– Implemented and developed High-Performance Program of the Academy for WTA, ATP and top juniors players
– Full-time coach of Indy De Vroome (WTA #170), Klaartje Liebens (WTA #295), Phillis Vanenburg (#1 U18 in Netherlands, ITF Junior #150), Eleanor Dean (WTA #509), Sander Gille (ATP #574 in singles, #43 in doubles)
– Led regular sessions with top 100 WTA and ATP players among which: Elise Mertens, Kirsten Flipkens, Yanina Wickmayer
– Delivered daily on-court sessions to the Top 10 Belgium U16 and U18 players

2012
High-Performance Coach at Schüttler-Waske Tennis University (Germany)
– Responsible for accompanying WTA players on tournaments world-wide among which: Natela Dzalamidze (WTA #306 in singles, #200 in doubles), Yana Sizikova (WTA #348 in singles, #250 in doubles), Aminat Kushkova (WTA #389), Anna Zaja (WTA #280)

2008-2011
Coach on WTA Tour (worldwide)
– Worked with Elitsa Kostova (WTA #141 in singles, #217 in doubles)
– Part-time sparring partner/coach of various Top 300 ATP and WTA players

2002-2003 
Assistant Coach at University of Arkansas at Little Rock (USA)

Playing Career

Career High ATP ranking: #716
French ranking: -30
NCAA Division 1 ranking: #28

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