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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.

PREPARING YOU FOR 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.

EVERY WEEK

• 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

EVERY YEAR

• 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)

OPTIONS ON REQUEST

• 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.

KEREI ABAKAR

  • Technical Director
  • 15 years in the academy
  • Former coach to Jeremy Chardy and Stefanos Tsitsipas
  • Coaching an exceptional generation: Coco Gauff, Lorenzo Musetti, Alexei Popyrin

MATHIS DI MAIO

  • Champ’seed Foundation technical coordinator since May 2023
  • Head coach of the elite team since 2019.
  • Having worked for the past 8 years at the Mouratoglou Academy, he has contributed to the training of Champ’seed players such as Holger Rune, Jason Tseng, Lennon Jones, Linda and Brenda Fruhvirtova, Clervie Ngounoue and Michaela Laki over the past years.
  • Since 2021, he has been and remains a consultant as coach to Thijs Boogaard.

 

FILIPO GILARDELLI

•  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

 

SEBASTIEN EYROLLES

  • Licence STAPS entraînement option tennis
  • University diploma in physical preparation
  • University diploma in coaching and mental performance
  • Tennis coach since 2006
  • Intermittent fitness coach since 2011
  • Mouratoglou coach since 2015
  • Victory in Bressuire (tennis Europe grade 1) with Alaa Triffi in 2018
  • Coach Pavlos and Petros Tsitsipas since 2019
Mouratoglou Tennis Coach Mathias

MATTHIAS EBI

  • European Champion at the 2018 EUSA Games in Portugal, with the Austrian tea
  • Tennis and athletics coach at AHM Academy alongside former top 50 ATP player Andreas Haider-Maurer
  • Athletics coach for Sebastian Prechtel (ATP 550), Alina Michalitsch (WTA 1050) and several young national hopefuls and top-level university players
  • Experience in coaching at ITF and TE tournaments
  • Training partner of several ATP and WTA players
  • Education: Tennis instructor, tennis coach, Austrian tennis coach; various coaching programs in tennis and athletics; Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in sports science

DARIO GIOFFRE

  • Coach of Mickaela Laki Top 500 WTA and Glorianna Nahum Top 30 ITF

CHRISTOPHE COUPRIE

• 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)

NICOLAS BEUQUE

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

PIERRE DEBROSSE

• 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)

ADRIEN VASEUX

  • Coach Abdullah Shelbayh (ATP) 2023-2024
  • Coach Alexandra Eala (WTA) 2021-2023
  •  Rafa Nadal Academy Under-18 Coach 2021-2024
  • Rafa Nadal Academy under-14 coach 2019-2021
  • Club Director (France) 2015-2019

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