Benjamin Martinez
Birthdate: 22-Dec-1970
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Residence: Frei-Laubersheim, Germany
Nationality: Argentine
Speaks: English, Italian, Portuguese, German, Arabic
Career Highlights Contact


December 2015-to-date
Director of Tennis at Benjamin Academy

- Owner, Director and Pro Touring Coach

- Best player: Julieta Lara Estable (ARG); Career High WTA ranking in singles #424 / Best ITF ranking #15

- PRO Touring Coach in Cyprus and Norway


December 2015-August 2017

Markaz Shabab Gezira - Cairo, Egypt

Head Coach Pro Team, Shooting Club Dokki - Cairo, Egypt
- Egyptian Professional Tennis League, Dawry 2015
- Best player: Sandra Samir (EGY); Career High WTA ranking in singles #361 / Best ITF ranking #13


September-December 2014
Pro Touring Coach - Oaxaca, Mexico
- Best players: Andrea Perez Lopez (MEX) and Ana Luisa Perez Lopez (MEX)


June-July 2013, 2014
Head Coach at JMT - Oxford, England
- Nine weeks International Summer Tennis Camp on the grass courts of the University of Oxford


March-June 2014
Director of Tennis in Tlaxcala Tennis Association - Mexico

- Pro Touring Coach in the following National Mexican tournaments: Pachuca, Tlaxcala, Monterrey, Veracruz


Pro Touring Coach at Mark Kevin Goellner Tennis Academy - Köln, Germany

09-12/13 Worked with: Sabine Lisicki (GER), Oscar Otte (GER), Pavol Cervenak (SVK), Erik Chvojka (CAN)


Also worked:
1 week: Tenniscamps at Tc Baarn and Tulip Tennis Center in Hilversum, Holland
6 weeks: Pro Coach at Herren Regionalliga 30 TC Bürgerweide Worms, Germany
5 weeks: Pro Coach at Tennis Club Ali Bey in Manavgat, Turkey


November 2012-January 2013
Director of Tennis at Crystal Sports Tennis Academy - Dubai, UAE


Head Coach at TC Alzey 1846 - Germany
- Coaching the team Mens 40+ in the category Erste Regionalliga
- Best player of the team under his command: Andrei Cherkasov (RUS), former ATP #13
- Winning the titles Boys under 12 DTB, Boys under 14 DTB, Girls under 10 DTB


Pro Head Coach at Club Istanbul Enka International Tennis Academy - Turkey

- Worked with: Jarmila Gojdosova (AUS), Samuel Groth (AUS), Brydan Klein (GBR)


World Wide Tour
- Coached Indian Junior players on the international Juniors ITF Tour
- Prepared intensively ITF Juniors players in Valencia, Spain, for the world-tour
- Head Coach at Tennisschule in the Tenniscamp Bergheim, Salzburg, Austria
- Conducted Tennis Camps in Greece, France, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, former Yugoslavia, Austria, Hungary, United States, Spain, etc.
- Head Coach of the best competition team, Boys and Girls under 12-14-16-18, Mens and Womens, Shooting Club Cairo, Egypt
- Coached national Junior players in Argentina, Top 10 ranking under 14 and 16
- Head Coach of Saudi Arabia Davis Cup Team
- Practice matches against the Costa Rica Davis Cup Team, 1999
- Pro Coach of Clube Bahiano de Tenis in Brazil
- Touring Coach of USTA Junior players in United States of America
- Director of Tennis at Benjamin Martinez Tennis Center in Brazil
- Head Coach of Costa Rica Country Club


Coached 22 Grand Slam players on ITF Juniors, ATP and WTA Tour
- Coached Club Juniors from social players to winning national tournaments in Germany, 2012
- Award “Coach of the year on tour” in Club Istanbul Enka International Tennis Academy (2010) by reaching 9 finals out of 6 tournaments (winning 4 titles)
- Coached several Davis Cup and Fed Cup players from Slovakia, Egypt, Turkey, Costa Rica, Saudi Arabia and South Africa

Playing Career


Argentina and worldwide


- Competed in professional tournaments in France, Argentina, Brazil, etc., ATP Challengers in Maranhao, Brazil, etc., Mediterranean circuit in Argentina-Brazil, ITF Satellite Circuit in Portugal, Argentina, Brazil, etc., Campeonato de la Republica ATP Buenos Aires, Junior ITF Tournaments in Livorno, La Spezia, Klosters, Villach, etc., Orange Bowl


- Played against players like Gilbert Schaller (AUT), Renzo Furlan (ITA), Juan I. Garat (ARG), Jaime Cortez (COL), Sebastian Prieto (ARG), Eduardo Gordilho (BRA), Vitor Martins (BRA), Marcos Bagdhatis (CYP), Andres Zingman (ARG), Gustavo Silva (BRA), Federico Mordegan (ITA), Pietro Pennisi (ITA), Diego Moyano (ARG)


- Trained with players like Horacio de la Pena (ARG), Roberto Arguello (ARG), Boris Becker (GER), Gabriel Markus (ARG), Gene Mayer (USA), Guillermo Perez Roldan (ARG), Nicolas Pereira (VEN), Agustin Garizzio (ARG), Franco Davin (ARG), Vladimir Pavicevic (YUG), Joao Cunha Silva (POR)