Coach and Director of Tennis-Talents Croatia.


After a promising start in his home town, Davor gathered his tennis experience around the world and developed his skills in Germany, selected by the Gerry Weber Professional Tennis Academy, where he also played in the 1st Bundesliga for Blau Weis Halle.

As a junior, with many good wins, reached a career high ranking of #24 ITF playing against some who became after top pro players including Roger Federer, Fernando Gonzales, Marcos Baghdatis, Juan Carlos Ferrero and others.

For family reasons he had a short career as professional player and in 2003 Davor began his career as a coach in Osijek, Croatia, developing a high performance junior tennis schools in several clubs with the main aim of passing his experience on to potential tennis talents in Croatia.

Davor continued his vision towards the growth of professional tennis, where he discovered, coached and mentored new talented girl, Donna Vekic. On the path to professional tennis Davor and Donna achieved and won two times National championship U12 outdoor and U18 outdoor while practicing in native city of Osijek. In 2015, together with Donna achieved 2nd place on WTA TASHKENT OPEN. Donna is now to 50 WTA player.

Throughout coaching career Davor raised, worked and still is mentoring career of Karlo Kranić two times WINNER of national championship U18 indoor and U18 outdoor.

Also worked with Domagoj Bilješko winner of national championship U18 outdoor (Too 100 ITF), Nataša Zoričić 2nd place in national championship womens.

In 2013, Davor joined forces with the founder of Tennis Talents Method and Formula, Luca Appino, to spread a new concept system of scouting, coaching and guiding players and their families on the path to professional tennis.

Today, within TT Davor dedicates his time growing promising young talents, mainly in Croatia and Eastern European countries through TT Program & Consulting ( K. Kranic, F. Kuna, T. Mihajlovic, P. Stankiewicz, R. Taslidzic, M. Taslidzic, A. Taslidzic).

The values & services offered by Tennis-Talents are perfectly matched to Davor’s personality as a professional, serious & highly qualified coach who cares about individuals and is willing and dedicated to helping them grow personally and as players.

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