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Grigor Dimitrov: Tennis helps you build not only character, but discipline. 

Grigor Dimitrov player Emilio Sanchez Academy

In the world of tennis, few stories are as captivating as the journey of Grigor Dimitrov. The Bulgarian player arrived at Emilio Sanchez Academy in 2007 to train during 2 seasons. Under the guidance of coaches Pato Alvarez and Emilio Sanchez Vicario, Dimitrov’s talent began to blossom and his unique style predicted he would go far. Listen to the recent interview on his amazing journey with Grigor Dimitrov and Emilio Sanchez Vicario.

Sam Bencheghib: In tennis, every defeat is an opportunity to improve and pursue your dreams.

Sam Bencheghib_ ES Academy 25th Anniversary, 25 Alumni success stories

The path to success is paved with dedication, passion, and a spirit of service that transcends the boundaries of sport and embraces global causes. Sam Bencheghib, a former student-athlete at ES Tennis Academy and American School, embodies this philosophy in every step he takes. His story is an inspiration to all those who seek to make the world a better place while pursuing their dreams.

Back-to-back Women’s PRO Tour to start 2024

We find ourselves in the quarterfinal round of this empowering Germain BMW of Naples ITF World Tennis Tour Women’s $25k by the ES Academy. This week has been nothing short of exhilarating, with fierce matches pushing players to their limits, some extending to a remarkable three hours on the third set. As the courts buzz […]

Tristan’s Climb to Greatness

From battling a rank of ATP #500 to the brink of greatness, Tristan Mccormick’s resilience and determination are the beating heart of this incredible story. This isn’t just a story of a tennis player; it’s a celebration of passion, perseverance, and the pursuit of excellence that leaves an indelible mark on the world of tennis.

What are Mondays like? 

We get these questions with a high frequency; Parents want to know what we do at the academy and their kids are unaware of what it is like to be at our annual Tennis+School program. So, let’s go together and walk along a Monday in our student-athlete’s life so you can read and understand what it looks like. 

Carlos Alcaraz, a mix of modern and ancient tennis in emotional moments.

And for many more years, we will remember the wonderful final that went into the history of this past Wimbledon 2023 on the central court of the “All England Club”

Pure sport, physical, mental, generational fighting,  opponents were 16 years apart. On the one hand, Carlos I could rank the most technically complete player in history at his age.

Author:  Emilio Sanchez Vicario

Wimbledon’s enchantment; belongs to our dreams.

By Emilio Sanchez Vicario- “I know I will be immediately overwhelmed by a sense of nostalgia mixed with the anticipation of experiencing the sport’s grandest stage once again. I reminisce about the history, the legendary matches, and the iconic players who left an indelible mark on the tournament.”

A peppa pig bandage and a cookie monster

Let me write about why her day was the happiest I have seen today because everyone deserves to experience her happiness. 9 weeks of camp 9 weeks of fun with every day new learnings with the tennis, new friends, new arts & crafts, and new experiences to live at the ES Camp.