Elite Tennis Center Cannes

Our ETC team is composed of five tennis coaches and two fitness trainers.

Passionate, devoted and dedicated to tennis, all our coaches have been selected for their experience and knowledge on the tour not only as a coach but as a pro player as well.

One of our main strength is the fact we are able to match each individual players profile to the right coach.

As one body is used at a high intensity, ETC has a complete medical team available upon request to follow all tennis players (including a sport’s doctor, physiotherapist, chiropractor).

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Jean-René LISNARD

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Player’s Highlights:

  • Best ATP Ranking, 84
  • Defeat Murray, Wawrinka, Berdych, T.Johanson, M.Norman, Grosjean, Rios
  • Played the Davis Cup during 8 years for Monac
  • 3rd round Australian Open
  • Won 5 titles on the professional tour

Coach’s Highlights:

  • ETC’s Co Founder
  • Caroline Wozniaki (ex n°1 WTA)
  • Johana Konta (n°10 WTA)
  • Gilles Muller (Top 30 ATP)

Gilles CERVARA

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Player’s Highlights:

  • Best French ranking, -4/6
  • Hitting partner for Jo Tsonga, Thomas Enqvist, Marat Safin, Justine Hénin

Coach’s Highlights:

  • ETC’s Co founder
  • Coaching on the professional tour since 2007

Educational Highlights:

  • Certificate for Coaching and mental performance, Bourgogne University
  • Certificate High Level Fitness Trainer
  • Tennis Coach degree (Brevet d’Etat 1st degree)

Alexandre MASSA

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Player’s Highlights:

  • Best French Ranking, -15
  • Best win on the professional tour, Albano Olivetti (top 200 ATP)
  • Played for the French team 15-16 years old category
  • French Team European Champion 15-16 years old category
  • Trained with Elite Tennis Center from 2013 to 2015

Coach’s Highlights:

  • Coach with ETC since 2016

Thomas FINCK

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Player’s Highlights:

  • Best French ranking, 0
  • Hitting partner for Justine Henin, Elina Svitolina, Eva Hrdinova

Coach’s Highlights:

  • ISP Tennis Academy, France 2006 to 2011
  • Club Med Academies, Florida USA 2011 to 2014
  • Coached on the professional tour since 2011:
    • Connie Hsu (220 WTA)
    • Nicole Melichar (n°70 WTA double and 400 WTA simple)
    • Bernarda Pera (n°220 WTA)
    • Ivan Endra (n°339 ATP)
    • Ryotaro Matsumura (top 50 junior)
    • Gerardo Lopez Villasenor (top 100 junior)
    • Miranda Ramirez (n°180 ITF Junior)

Educational Highlights:

  • French Baccalauréat
  • Tennis Coaching Certificate degree (Brevet d’Etat 1st degree)
  • High Level Tennis Coaching Certificate (Diplome d’Etat 1st degree)

Eric Di Maggio


Player’s Highlights:

  • Best French Ranking -4/6
  • Hitting Partner for: Guy Forget, Yannick Noah, Henry Leconte, Pat Cash, Stefan Edberg, Boris Becker

Coach’s Highlights:

  • Head Coach for two Tennis Clubs in France in Grasse and Saint Jeannet (1985 to 1990)
  • Tennis Manager at Daniel Contet Academy, France (1990 to 2006)
  • General Manager at Fez Tennis Academy, Maroc (2006 to 2009)
  • National Head Coach Quatar Tennis Federation (2010 to 2013)
  • Head Coach at Liaoning National Tennis, China (2013 to 2015)
  • Head Coach at Tanglin Club in Singapore, Singapore ( 2015 to 2017)

Educational Highlights:

  • French Baccalauréat
  • B.E.E.S. Tennis, French Tennis Coaching Certificate
  • Mental Coaching Certificate

Maxime Massoni

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Coach’s Highlights:

  • Fitness coach for AS Monaco Football Club (2015 to 2018)
  • Fitness coach with BFS Training since 2018
  • Fitness coach with ETC since 2018

Educational Highlights:

  • Master S.T.A.P.S. in “Conditioning and Performance
  • Certificate S.T.A.P.S. in “Athletes Training”
  • Certificate D.U. “Football Evaluation and Performance”

Yoris Grandjean


Athlete’s Highlights:

  • Ex Professional swimmer
  • Olympic Games 2008 and 2012 with Belgium
  • Bronze Medal European Championship 2012 and 2013
  • Junior World Champion 2006
  • Junior European Champion 2006 and 2007
  • Runner up European Championship

Coach’s Highlights:

  • Master 1 S.T.A.P.S. in “Conditioning and Performance”
  • Fitness coach with BFS Training since 2018

Educational Highlights:

  • Certificate in Science Motor Skills (Belgium)
  • Athlete Trainer Certificate A.D.E.P.S. (Belgium)
  • Master E.O.P.S. (France)

Eric HERNANDEZ

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Coach’s Highlights:

  • BFS Training’s Co Founder, High level sports conditioning
  • Fitness Head Coach for Monaco Tennis Federation since 2010
  • ETC fitness Head Coach since 2012
  • Fitness trainer for:
    • Daniil Medvedev (60 ATP), 2017
    • Jean-René Lisnard (84 ATP), 2010
    • Benjamin Balleret (204 ATP), 2013
    • Thomas Oger (240 ATP), 2013
    • Jonathan Eysseric (250 ATP), 2013
    • Hugo Nys (350 ATP), 2013
    • Romain Arneodo (450 ATP), 2014
    • Vitalia Diatchenko (77 WTA), 2015

Educational Highlights:

  • Master in “Conditioning Training and Sport Management”
  • University Certificate in “Evaluation and Conditioning Training”
  • Fitness degree in “Athletes Training and Performance
  • Osteopathy: Paul LOCHELONGUE
  • Physiotherapy: Gaëtan BAUDET and Philippe KALLART
  • Biologist/Nutritionist: Marc SARAMITO