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Jaquelyn Ogunwale wins West Worthing British Tour, Sally Pethybridge reaches final

Monday 20th June 2022

Congratulations to EPT players Jaquelyn Ogunwale for winning the title and Sally Pethybridge for making the final at the West Worthing British Tour. In an all EPT Women's final, Jaquelyn edged a closely fought contest winning 6-1 3-6 6-4.

Well done also to fellow EPT player James Beaven for making the semi-final at the West Wording British Tour.

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EPT coach and pro hitter Caleb Simms is official hitting partner at the Queen's ATP 500 

Friday 17th June 2022

EPT coach and pro hitter Caleb Simms has been working as the official hitting partner at the Queen's ATP 500 this week. Caleb has been hitting with many top players including Matteo Berrettini, Grigor Dimitrov and Stan Wawrinka.

We look forward to having Caleb back on court with our EPT players next week sharing lots of inside knowledge and insights into what the top players do and how they practice.

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Sam Nicholson reaches final at North Oxford British Tour

Thursday 7th June 2022

Well done to EPT player Sam Nicholson for reaching the final  for at the North Oxford British Tour last week.

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Sally Pethybridge wins North Oxford British Tour

Thursday 7th June 2022

Congratulations to EPT player Sally Pethybridge for winning the North Oxford British Tour last week.

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Top WTA player Alison Riske trains at EPT

Tuesday 31st May 2022

Great to have WTA player Alison Riske and her coach Tom Gutteridge training with us at the academy today.

Alison reached a career high ranking of 18 in the world and is a grand slam singles quarter-finalist. Alison has recorded wins over many top players including Ash Barty, Naomi Osaka, Garbine Muguruza and Angelique Kerber.

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EPT player Raffaello Papajcik for committing to the University of Denver, USA

Friday 27th May 2022

Congratulations to EPT player Raffaello Papajcik for signing to the University of Denver on a tennis scholarship.

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EPT Head coach interviewed on the Tom Haslam Podcast

Thursday 26th May 2022

EPT Head coach Stefan Sterland-Markovic discusses all things tennis on the Tom Haslam Podcast as he shares his experience and knowledge as well as talks about the Elite Performance Tennis program. 

The episode is available on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.

https://open.spotify.com/episode/185FsIMTwLtPtz8Q78J5Wg?si=6488620674a74e53

https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/s1-ep5-stefan-sterland-markovic-creating-your-own-playbook/id1612989361?i=1000558122147

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Ivan Denisov makes final of 15k Futures in Finland

Monday 23rd May 2022

Well done to EPT player Ivan Denisov for reaching the final of the 15k Futures in Kouvola, Finland with his partner Leonid Sheyngezikht (BUL).

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Top ATP player Yuichi Sugita training at EPT

Monday 23rd May 2022

We are excited to welcome top ATP player Yuichi Sugita who is training  at the academy this week as he prepares for Wimbledon and the grass court season.

Yuichi has a career high ranking of no.36 ATP and has played against Federer and Nadal as well as recorded wins over many top players including Dominic Thiem and David Ferrer.

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Mariam Bolkvadze competing at the French Open 2022

Monday 16th May 2022

Good luck to EPT player Mariam Bolkvadze competing at the French Open this week. Mariam kicks off her French Open qualifying campaign today playing fifth match on court 10 against Australian Seone Mendez.

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James Beaven wins British Tour in Woking, Raffaello Papajcik makes final 

Monday 16th May 2022

Congratulations to EPT players James Beaven for winning the title and Raffaello Papajcik for making the final at the Woking British Tour. In an all EPT Men's final, James edged out a great battle winning 6-4 5-7 10-5.

Well done also to fellow EPT players Max Relic and Brooke Black for making the semi-finals at the Woking British Tour.

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EPT player Alaia Rubio Perez committing to the University of Portland, USA

Tuesday 10th May 2022

Congratulations to EPT player Alaia Rubio Perez for signing to the University of Portland on a tennis scholarship.

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Raffaelo Papajcik wins Connaught British Tour

Monday 9th May 2022

Well done to EPT player Raffaello Papajcik for winning his second British Tour title in Connaught last week. 

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Oliver Bonding makes semi-finals at J3 Junior ITF in Istanbul, Turkey

Tuesday 3rd May 2022

Congratulations to EPT player Oliver Bonding for making the semi-final of the J3 Junior ITF in Istanbul, Turkey last week. 

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James Beaven wins doubles title at J4 Aldershot Junior ITF

Monday 25th April 2022

Well done to EPT player James Beaven for winning the J4 Junior ITF doubles title in Aldershot, Great Britain alongside his doubles partner Kyran Magimay.

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Oliver Bonding wins singles title at J4 Aldershot Junior ITF

Monday 25th April 2022

Congratulations to EPT player Oliver Bonding for winning his second Junior ITF singles title at the J4 in Aldershot, Great Britain.

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Ivan Denisov wins Redhill Progress Tour 

Monday 18th April 2022

Well done to EPT player Ivan Denisov for winning the Progress Tour on the weekend at Redhill. Congratulations Ivan! 

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Oliver Bonding makes doubles final at U16 British Junior National Championships 

Monday 18th April 2022

Well done to EPT player Oliver Bonding for reaching the doubles final at the U16 British Junior National Championships.

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Alaia Rubio Perez makes singles final at J5 Junior ITF in Dublin, Ireland

Monday 18th April 2022

Well done to EPT player Alaia for reaching singles final at the J5 Junior ITF in Dublin, Ireland. Congratulations Alaia! 

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Oliver Bonding wins singles title at J5 Junior ITF in Oslo, Norway 

Friday 1st April 2022

Well done to EPT player Oliver Bonding for winning his first Junior ITF title at the J5 in Oslo, Norway. Great way to cap off a solid month of Junior ITF's for Oliver which also included semi-final and quarter-final appearances at two J4's in South Africa as well as a quarter-final at the J3 in Loughborough, Great Britain. 

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Dom Inglot retires from professional tennis

Thursday 10th March 2022

Dom Inglot announces his retirement from professional tennis. A 2015 Davis Cup Champion, Wimbledon doubles semi-finalist, winner of 14 ATP titles and incredible achievement of career high ranking of no.18 in the world. Dom was coached by EPT Head Coach Stefan Sterland-Markovic for two and a half years. Congratulations Dom on an incredible career! 

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Greg Contro visits EPT 

Thursday 3rd March 2022

Great experience for our players to have top coach Greg Contro with EPT this week coaching and sharing his knowledge and experience with our  players. Amongst many other achievements, Greg is the former coach of ex top 30 WTA player Laura Granville taking her to multiple grand slam 4th round appearances. Greg also worked at the USTA for several years coaching some of USA's top players working under Patrick McEnroe. 

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Mariam Bolkvadze wins 60k doubles title in Germany 

Monday 21st February 2022

Well done to EPT player Mariam Bolkvadze for winning the the doubles title at the 60k in Altenkirchen, Germany alongside British Partner Samantha Sharan Murray. Mariam also had a good run to the semi-finals of the singles, losing in 3 sets to no.1 seed and top 100 WTA player Greet Minnen.