New GPTCA National President of Brazil

   The GPTCA is pleased to announce Carlos Kirmayr as its new National President of Brazil. Kirmayr was born in São Paulo, Brazil. He is a former professional tennis player and Brazil's Davis Cup team coach (1984, 1985, and 2004).


   His career best ATP ranking was world no.36 in singles (1981) and no.6 in doubles (1983). He won a total of 10 Grand Prix doubles titles and played five finals in singles.


   After a successful professional career, Kirmayr started coaching in 1984. He won US Open and 11 WTA titles with Gabriela Sabatini, 7 WTA titles with Conchita Martínez and 4 WTA titles with Arantxa Sánchez Vicario. He is currently coach of Paula Cristina Gonçalves on the WTA Tour.


Kirschbaum Named Official String

Kirschbaum Named Official String    Longtime string innovator Kirschbaum has been named the Official String of Global Professional Tennis Coach Association (GPTCA), effective January 1, 2017. GPTCA is the only tennis coaching organization certified by ATP with more than 1,000 members in 76 countries. GPTCA is dedicated.. more

GPTCA Course Schedule for 2017

GPTCA Course Schedule for 2017 Below you will find our schedule of courses for 2017. Apart from the list below, we are planning to run more courses which will be added in the coming weeks.    We recommend that you take the course in person, but if it is impossible due to location or time constraints, you can attend the course.. more

Level C Course in Poland

Level C Course in Poland The C Level international coaching course certified by ATP was held on November 18-20 in Klub Astra, in Ksiazenice, a town 25 km south-west of Warsaw.   The course speakers included Tomasz Wiktorowski (GPTCA National President of Poland, coach of WTA Player Agnieszka Radwanska), Krzysztof Guzowski (physio),.. more

Pay For Your Membership Online

Pay For Your Membership Online The GPTCA offers the convenience of paying your yearly dues online. Pay your 2017 annual membership fee via PayPal! To do so, you do not need to be a PayPal member as PayPal works seamlessly with your existing credit card. Click the "Buy Now" button to make your payment.   more

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