LUCA APPINO

Founder and Head Coach. He created and implemented TT Formula.

BIOGRAPHY

Luca started his carrier in Italy and for over 10 years was dedicated to the development of tennis schools in various clubs. He has experience in management and marketing working for famous companies in the tennis industry such as: Alto, Maxima, Dunlop and Babolat.

Luca has dedicated important part of his time to talent scouting. For the famous tennis manufacturer Babolat he selected various young and, at that time, almost unknown players from 11 to 15 years old; four of them reached the #1 position in the ATP and WTA: Andy Roddick, Rafael Nadal, Kim Clijsters and Dinara Safina.

In 2007, Luca received the PTR Industry Award for the results obtained in talent scouting and for the development of the tennis industry in general. In 2009, his first book : “The world of Rafael Nadal, secrets of his success“, written in collaboration with Toni Nadal, was published in English, French and Spanish.

In 2008 Luca founded Tennis-Talents and implemented the TT Formula and TT Method; He leads seminars and workshops around the world. During his coaching experience, Luca guided the Estonian player Kaia Kanepi to from #60 to a WTA ranking of #18.

From August 2010 to July 2011, he was the Executive Tennis Director of the Tunisian Tennis Federation and coach of Ons Jabeur, the Roland Garros Junior 2011 winner.

In 2013 and 2014 worked with Ante Pavic (CRO). In less than one year his ranking went from #495 to #130 in the ATP World Singles Ranking.

Since 2015 mainly works as consultant for some top young players worldwide.

‘The World of Rafael Nadal: The Secrets of his Success”

Available in English, French and Spanish

  • 30 True Stories that happened to Rafael Nadal
  • 30 Tips from these stories for Players, Families and Coaches
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