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Team Elite

The Elite Team is a high-level programme to prepare players for the demands of the ATP, WTA and ITF circuits. Over the course of a week or a year, our coaching team will design tailored training sessions to immerse you in the day-to-day reality of the pro circuit.


The Elite Team is a personalised training programme specially designed to prepare players for the pro circuit. This bespoke coaching programme is run by our Director of High-Level, Kerei Abakar, and overseen by Patrick Mouratoglou. It features hand-picked coaches and fitness trainers to prepare players* for the demands of high-level tennis. Elite Team players are accompanied to at least ten tournaments a year by a personal coach.


*selection according to level and criteria established by our Head Coach.


• Personalised intensive training

• Game tactics training

• No more than two players per coach

• Fitness training either solo or in small groups

• Daily stretching

• 3 hours of tennis and 1h30 of physics/day

• Intervention of Kerei Abakar to energize the “coach-player” duo


• Several interventions by Patrick Mouratoglou with specific exercises

• Several individual training sessions with professional players (Medvedev, Tsitsipas, Rune, Norrie, Pavlyuchenkova, Cornet …).

• 10 tournaments accompanied by a coach (coach accommodation, meals and expenses not included)

• Bonus: physical tests and check-ups, tournament fitness programme, administrative assistance (visa requests)



• Board and meals (full time, part time, weekdays only)

• Medical check-ups (VO2 max testing)

• Nutrition tracking

• Medical care

• Podiatry treatments

• Blood tests

• Equipment customisation and maintenance (stringing)

The Mouratoglou Elite Team

The Mouratoglou Elite Team relies on internationally renowned tennis coaches and physical trainers.


• Directeur Technique
• 15 ans d’académie
Ancien coach de Jeremy Chardy et Stefanos Tsitsipas

• Encadrement d’ une génération exceptionnelle : Coco Gauff, Lorenzo Musetti, Alexei Popyrin


• Coordinateur technique de la Fondation Champ’seed depuis mai 2023

• Entraîneur principal de l’équipe d’élite depuis 2019.

• Ayant travaillé ces 8 dernières années à l’Académie Mouratoglou, il a contribué à la formation des joueurs de Champ’seed tels que Holger Rune, Jason Tseng, Lennon Jones, Linda et Brenda Fruhvirtova, Clervie Ngounoue et Michaela Laki au cours des années passées.

• Depuis 2021, il est et reste à ce jour consultant en tant qu’entraîneur de Thijs Boogaard


•  Graduation in Sport Science and management.

•  National coach third level , P.T.R level professional. G.P.TC.A. Level B.

•  Players coached:

Filippo Baldi 4 ITF and 240 ATP

Claudia Giovine 450WTA

Krystyna Pochtovyk  900 WTA



• Licence STAPS entraînement option tennis
• Diplôme universitaire de préparation physique
• Diplôme universitaire de coaching et performance mentale

• Coach tennis depuis 2006
• Fitness coach en intermittence depuis 2011
• Coach mouratoglou depuis 2015

• Victoire à Bressuire (tennis Europe grade 1) avec Alaa Triffi en 2018
• Coach Pavlos et Petros Tsitsipas depuis 2019


• Champion d’Europe aux Jeux EUSA 2018 au Portugal, avec l’équipe autrichienne
• Entraîneur de tennis et d’athlétisme à l’Académie AHM aux côtés de l’ancien joueur ATP classé dans le top 50, Andreas Haider-Maurer
• Entraîneur d’athlétisme de Sebastian Prechtel (ATP 550), Alina Michalitsch (WTA 1050) ainsi que de plusieurs jeunes espoirs nationaux et joueurs universitaires de haut niveau

• Expérience dans l’encadrement lors de tournois ITF et TE
• Partenaire d’entraînement de plusieurs joueurs et joueuses ATP et WTA
• Formation : Instructeur de tennis, Entraîneur de tennis, Entraîneur de tennis en Autriche ; divers programmes de coaching en tennis et athlétisme ; diplômes de licence et de maîtrise en sciences du sport


Coach de Mickaela Laki Top 500 WTA et Glorianna Nahum Top 30 ITF


• No. 1 Davis Cup player for Gabon in 2003 and 2004
• Hitting partner for pro players such as Monica Seles, Elena Dementieva, Xavier Malisse and Tommy Haas (2000-2003)
• Coach of professional players such as Shanice Roignot (2019-2020), Calvin Hemery (2018-2019), and Sachia Vickery (2014-2016)


• Won the U16 Orange Bowl as a player (1996), won the Junior Australian Open in singles and doubles, and was a Junior World No. 1 (1998)
• Reached the Roland-Garros 3rd round (2004) and earned wins against top players such as Roger Federer, Lleyton Hewitt, Marat Safin and Richard Gasquet
• Coached professional players such as Victoria Azarenka, Daniil Medvedev, Arnaud Clément, Pauline Parmentier and Nicolas Mahut


• WTA Coach of Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (2020), Yanina Wickmayer (2016-2017), and Ons Jabeur (2015)
• ATP Coach of Jeremy Chardy (2018)


• ATP No. 250 and Division I tennis player at Clemson University
• Wins against top players such as Dustin Brown, Pierre-Hugues Herbert, Edouard Roger-Vasselin and Malik Jaziri
• Participated in 3 Grand Slam events as a player, and won 6 Futures titles


• Worked with top players such as Alexei Popyrin (2019-2020) and Jannik Sinner (2017-2019)
• Sparring partner of Top 20 player Aravane Rezaï (2008)
• Coached at the Piatti Tennis Center and ITUSA Academy before joining the Mouratoglou Academy


• Coach of professional players such as Elliot Benchetrit (2019-2020), Karman Thandi (2018-2019), and Hugo Nys (2018)
• Current coach of Ksenia Efremova
• Hitting partner of Caroline Garcia and Daria Kasatkina, and Roland-Garros official hitting partner (2018)

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