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05/06/14

Grand Slam success for John-Laffnie de Jager

South African Davis Cup captain and Level A* GPTCA Member, John-Laffnie de Jager, can boast with another Grand Slam-title as coach. One of the doubles players he coaches on the ATP Tour, Julien Rojer from The Netherlands, today won the Mixed Doubles title at the French Open with his partner Anna-Lena Groenefeld from Germany. The unseeded pair beat 8th-seeded Nenad Zimonjic from Serbia and Julia Goerges from Germany in the final.


John-Laffnie previously coached South African Wesley Moodie when he won the Men's Doubles Title with Australian Stephan Huss at the 2005 Wimbledon Championships. Later he also coached Wesley when he lost in the Mixed Doubles final, also at Wimbledon, partnering American Lisa Raymond.


De Jager started coaching Julien Rojer and his doubles partner, Horia Tecau from Romania, in the beginning of 2014. They now start preparation for the grass-court season leading up to Wimbledon in July.



04/06/14

GPTCA represented in Cyprus

GPTCA represented in Cyprus The GPTCA is now represented in Cyprus thanks to the appointment of its National President and vice president, Alberto Castellani and Luca Ceccatelli.   Luca is the GPTCA B level coach. In March 2014 he was appointed as the new National Coach of the Cyprus Tennis Federation, in charge of the Davis Cup, Fed Cup.. more
19/05/14

Coach in the Spotlight - Magnus Norman

Coach in the Spotlight - Magnus Norman As part of our regular 'Coach In The Spotlight' feature, we are holding a series of short interviews with prominent GPTCA members sharing their coaching success story. We have put Magnus Norman, our A* level coach and the GPTCA National President of Sweden, Norway and Denmark in the hot seat and asked some quick fire.. more
16/05/14

Braen Aneiros: From Cuba to Cambodia

Braen Aneiros: From Cuba to Cambodia It has been a long journey for Cambodia’s Technical Director/National Coach Braen Aneiros. Born in Havana, Cuba where Aneiros learned to play tennis at the age of 8, and then later a move to his adopted home of Panama where he first represented Panama in Davis Cup at the age of 16 years old. By the age of 18,.. more
25/04/14

Coach in the Spotlight - John-Laffnie de Jager

Coach in the Spotlight - John-Laffnie de Jager As part of our regular 'Coach In The Spotlight' feature, we are holding a series of short interviews with prominent GPTCA members sharing their coaching success story. We have put John-Laffnie de Jager, our A* level coach and the GPTCA National President of South Africa, in the hot seat and asked some quick fire.. more


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