ATP & WTA players
A holistic training approach
The Alexander Waske Tennis-University is home to in total 30 tennis professionals. This includes our top players Andrea Petkovic, Michael Mmoh, Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Philipp Petzschner. Furthermore we also train other top athletes who show off their talent in their Davis-Cup matches for India and Egypt. At Alexander Waske Tennis-University, top ATP and WTA players choose our Professional Coaches to help them prepare day in and day out for their season.
What makes our professionals great.
our professionals great
Professional players come and go in short intervals during their tournament schedule. It is not uncommon for Andrea Petkovic to prepare for grand slams by hitting with our regular contract players.
Our professionals are focused on attaining every percentage point on and off the court, knowing how important all aspects of their life reflects on their successes.
With great focus, comes great strength and performance. Physical, Mental, Tactical and Technical strengths are the main components of everyday training at Tennis University.
Our professionals reflect our most important philosophy, bringing 110% to every training session. Whether they are on court or in the gym, their commitment and dedication inspires our ITF Junior players.
Andrea Petkovic preparing
for the 2017 US Open
Here, we give you an insight into Andrea Petkovic’s everyday work at Tennis-University with Björn Simon. In this video she is training intense rallies and serves.
Preparing for the Davis Cup
with Prajnesh Gunneswaran
Preparing for the Davis Cup with
After winning the bronze medal at the Asian Games, Prajnesh Gunneswaran prepares for his Davis Cup tie against Serbia at Tennis University.
Preparing for Stockholm Open and Antwerp
Michael Mmoh and Ruben Bemelmans prepare for their next tournaments at Tennis University. Michael Mmoh is playing the Stockholm Open in Sweden while Ruben Bemelmans plays the European Open in Antwerp, Belgium.
Preparing for the European Open in Belgium
Philipp Petzschner and Ruben Bemelmans train at Tennis University, preparing to play the European Open in Belgium. Coach Björn Simon is at their side to get the best out of them. Enjoy very intense rallies, excellent footwork and smashing serves.
Typical training week
The pros get a detailed plan to prepare best for the tournaments. These weekly plans are customized to achieve optimal development. In addition to the training, stress control experts are also included, who constantly monitor the fitness of the professionals. In addition, the professionals are available during the week for their diet, their shoes and rackets.
The weekly training schedule serves as a guideline for our professional players. Individual adjustments are made to accommodate each player. Tournament schedules, training plans are all covered to prepare our pros.
- Tennis drills and baselines work
- Serves/Point play
- Net Play/Tactics
- Returns/Point play
- Tactics and strategies
- Matches and planning
- Situation-based attacking games and volley drills
- Serve/return and movement
- Situation-based baseline drills
- Match play
- Individual drills and point play
You are interested in our yearly training package for professionals and there are still some questions left? Or would you like to get to know each other? We look forward to your message!