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If you love tennis, you no doubt know that Forte Village is a benchmark for international tennis thanks to its extraordinary Tennis Academy, with no less than 12 clay courts and one grass court, all certified by the FIT.
This is why every year the FV Tennis Academy organises its tennis school, calling on the services of Grand Slam champions and winners of Wimbledon and of the most famous tournaments in the world. Can you imagine being taught this wonderful sport by the best teachers or, if you are already a champion, learning to perfect your style and tactics? Here are the champions who will make your lessons at our Academy unforgettable: Karel Nováček, Paul Vincent Nicholas Haarhuis, Per Henrik Magnus Larsson, Ilie Năstase and Dominik Hrbatý.
Our tennis courses are aimed at players of all ages, both beginners and professionals, with specialist lessons on individual shots and competition techniques. The head of the Tennis Academy is Rocco Loccisano, the established Australian tennis player with Italian roots and former coach to Pat Cash.
To orient students, the Academy organises a free tennis lesson every Sunday, held by a famous Italian or international professional. Participants’ skills will be analysed by means of a video system that can measure individual abilities and techniques that can be improved.
Our younger tennis players can attend the wonderful Junior Tennis Academy Camp, where they can play and improve their technique in a fun setting.
Higher level players at Forte Village can enrol in the unmissable weekly singles, doubles, junior and senior tennis tournaments.
Besides the group courses, FV Tennis Academy also offers individual courses:
Location: Tennis Club
12 clay courts certified by the FIT
1 grass court certified by the FIT
1 paddle tennis court
1 badminton court
Ages: from 6 years old up
Per Henrik Magnus Larsson
Larsson, the Swedish champion, won the Grand Slam in 1994, beating the world number one, Pete Sampras, in the final. In the same year, together with the Swedish team, he won the Davis Cup. In 1995 he reached the pinnacle of his career: number 10 in the world rankings, and in 1997 he won his second Davis Cup.
Dates: 19th-30th June
He was one of the ten top seeds in the world. During his career, Nováček, from the Czech Republic, won thirteen singles titles and six doubles titles. In 1991 he reached number 8 in the world rankings and in 1994 he reached the final of the US Open.
Dates: 1st-11th July
Paul Vincent Nicholas Haarhuis
One of the biggest champions of the ’90s, Haarhuis, from the Netherlands, was world doubles number 1 and reached number 18 in the world rankings. He has won six doubles Grand Slams, five with Jacci Eltingh and one with Yehgeny Kafelnikov.
Hrbatý, the Slovak champion, reached the semi-finals of the French Open in 1999 and reached the pinnacle of his career in 2005: number 12 in the world rankings.
Dates: 7th-22nd July
Mark was one of the best specialists of doubles play in the nineties. During his career, he won twelve doubles titles in Grand Slam tournaments including six at Wimbledon. Teamed with compatriot Woodbridge has won two Olympic medals, gold in Atlanta in 1996 and silver in Sydney in 2000. As a singles player his most important result was reaching the semi-final of the Australian Open in 1996. He played three Davis Cup finals with the Australian team, including, in 1999, the winner against France. Overall in his career he won 71 tournaments, 4 in singles and 67 in doubles.
Jonas is a Swedish tennis player who turned pro in 1991 and now has on his shoulders over 600 singles games. He won six singles tournaments, but mostly he won 56 doubles tournaments in his career earning over 14 million dollars in prize money. His historic partners in doubles play were Todd Woodbridge and Maks Mirny. With Sweden he has won the Davis Cup on three occasions (1994, 1997 and 1998). In doubles he won nine Grand Slams.
Dates: 19th-27th July
One of the best international players of all time, he was one of the ’70s greats and was world number one in 1973 and 1974. He is one of only five players in the world to have won more than a hundred professional ATP titles. In 1991 he was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame, thanks to winning seven Grand Slams, two in singles, three in men’s doubles and two in mixed doubles.
Individual lessons lasting 1 hour with a tennis legend: €150
Individual lessons with FV expert: €80
Individual paddle tennis lessons: €80
Doubles lessons with FV expert: €120
Cost of hiring tennis court for 1 hour: €35
When you enrol, you’ll be given the splendid Kit, consisting of cap, shirt, tennis bag and towel.
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