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Our Coach Team

At SwedishTennisAcademy, we are proud of our fantastic team that is professional, service-oriented and friendly. Our entire staff is dedicated to helping you achieve your goals, and they work closely with you to understand your needs.

CHRISTIAN
DE VILLANUEVA RUANO
LÖFBORG 

Owner and founder

Swedish Tennis Academy 

GranCanaria / Benidorm

Owner and founder

Swedish Padel Academy.

GranCanaria/Benidorm

Professional Tenniscoach 

Since 1988 he has been working as a professional tennis coach in Sweden and internationally with all categories of tennisplayers. Christian has undergone the highest education.

Christian takes a very personal approach to coaching: “I try to work carefully within each individual’s style of playing the game. It is about producing sound fundamentals and improve the player,  both mentally and physically.”

He oversees all aspects of the tennis program and ensures optimal training to develop highest possible level to each male and female tennisplayer bringing his own passionatestyle to everything he does. Amessage that cannot be ignored. 

He has always relied on his resilient and positive attitude and unique strengths to enable him to attain his current level. He is a strong advocate and role model for living a healthy lifestyle. Christian demands a lot out of himself, all those who work for him, and those who train with him.

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FERNANDO
ORTEGA 

Professional Tenniscoach 

Responsible Tennis Benidorm

Responsible Padel Benidorm

He have more than 20 years of experience growing players starting from base school to international level players. All this time enjoying every single challenge, either it is an international competition group or building a program for almost 1000 players.

The key has always been the same: lots of passion together with hard work and a great team behind it. Keep innovative to adjust to the needs of every single player is a must in order to progress on daily bases. Every day is a chance to improve and move closer to your goal!

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KNUT
STEFFENSRUD 

Professional Tenniscoach

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Ilko

Tenniscoach

Lasse Ter-Buach

Tenniscoach

AUXI
VILLANUEVA RUANO 

Partner

Swedish Tennis Academy

Swedish Padel Academy

Professional Tenniscoach  

Tennis school manager  GC

Mini & Maxi SportSchool  manager GC

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JUAN CARLOS
BAGUENA 

Professional Tenniscoach

Responsible Tennis Barcelona

Tenniscamp manager

ATP ex-competitor (Ranking Singles 190 – Doubles 100). He represented Spain at under 16, 18 and 21. Champion of Catalonia under 16 and 18. Winner of 20 national tournaments. Winner of ATP Tour Doubles title in Madrid and finalist in ATP Tour Doubles in Genova, Florence and Oporto. Quarter-Finalist in ATP Tour Singles in Madrid. Qualified to Main Draw of Singles and Doubles – Roland Garros 1991.

National Tennis Instructor (Highest Spanish qualification). Director of Top Team School, Bruguera Tennis Academy (5 years). Director of Competition School, Orantes Tennis Academy (5 years). Director of  Elite School of Excellence (collaboration with Mexican Tennis Federation). Tournament Director: Alex Corretja National Masters Under 14 (2003). Main coach for different players: Sergi Bruguera (Top 10 ATP), Winner French Open 1994 and 1996; Marcos Gorriz (80 ATP Singles); Oscar Martínez (60 ATP Singles); María Antonia Sanchez Lorenzo (40 WTA Singles). He speaks english, spanish and italian

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PER-ERIK
GRANATH 

Professional Tenniscoach

 

Tenniscamp manager 

He has extensive experience as a coach at any level. Spent most of his career has been practicing trainer / operations manager at the National Sport School for tennis in Lidköping (Swedish Tennis Association Tennis Gymnasium).

Worked with many of our best players like Robin Soderling of Sweden and current world junior Elias Ymer.
Large experience in international tennis. Travel as coach at a variety of international competitions including the European Championships for juniors and much more.
Also been accountable for region Tennis West.
Now working as a trainer for the Swedish Tennis Association ,  the National Sport School for tennis in Lidköping (Swedish Tennis Association Tennis Gymnasium) and individuell coaching of all levels of player. 

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ALEXANDER
QUEVEDO BORDÓN

Responsible Physical programs.

Professional physical trainer / Sport trainer

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SOFIE
PERSSON

Responsible for Club tournament and

"Old guys & Girls rule"

Mini & Maxi SportSchool coach

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