Elite Tennis Journal’s New Editor in Chief

   The GPTCA announced today that Robert Davis, the publication’s most prolific contributor who helped shape its voice, is the new editor in chief of Elite Tennis Journal. Davis, who is also an experienced ATP coach, succeeds Marcin Matysik, who moved from editor in chief to publisher of the publication.

   As a writer, Robert Davis has contributed articles and feature stories to the ATP publications, Tennis Magazine USA,, Tennis Magazine Australia, and International Tennis Federation publications. He also is the co-author of Aisam Qureshi: Lessons Learnt On The Tennis Tour. Robert Davis has 27 years’ experience as a professional tennis coach. Robert has trained tennis players on every level of tennis from national coach and technical director for Peru, Panama, Thailand, Indonesia, Myanmar and Singapore to the ATP World Tour.

   Elite Tennis Journal has been available to GPTCA members only. From the March issue, it will be available to all the tennis coaches worldwide.


New GPTCA National President of Brazil

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.. more

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

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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