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Vision and Mission Ad in Tennis Academy is aimed at all those players who want to make their dreams come true.
We are a professional tennis academy dedicated to achieve a high level of performance in tennis. Our team includes: high level tennis coaches, physical trainers, physiotherapist and mental coach. We provide technical, physical and psychological support for all players whose aim is to obtain top results. We are expert in providing players with the necessary tools during their development. Our aim is to provide highly professional and personal development for each one of our players.
System Our style is to work in very small groups, taking care of individual needs. With this dedication we guarantee that every player improves. We are also open to suggestions to optimize player evolution and performance. On Ad in Tennis Academy we work on the following areas to ensure the players all round development: -Area 1: Footwork and positioning of the legs; before, during and after the shot is very important for generating maximum strength and good ball direction. - Area 2: Technique. Dedicated to all the basic shots in tennis and improving every single one of them, improving consistency, power and precision. - Area 3: We encourage and teach our players to use all areas of the court, enabling them to develop a complete game. All this work is done through basket drills, baseline live exercices and playing points. In the days preceding competition, there is always more emphasis on playing games in training, allowing the players to make an easier transition to competing. This is alternated with different types of tournaments personalized for every player, based on a calendar organized in advance. Tennis requires work, perseverance, dedication, professionalism and passion. This is what we ask of our players. -Area 4: Physical Training A.- During pre-season (a period of time where no tournaments are played) we work on endurance (aerobic and anaerobic) and on upper body strength (arms, shoulders) and legs. B.- During the pre-competition and competition periods we work on footwork, coordination and speed. Most of the time these exercises are done on court to make the training as live as possible to reflect real situations. C.- Every day, regardless of the time of the year, we give particular attention top personalized exercises to prevent possible injuries. We emphasize the importance of stretching in order to maximize muscle recovery after every training session (fitness and tennis).
Programs All the programs we propose are based in professional trainings according to the Ad in Tennis Academy System, based on the actual tennis. We give to every player the same training independently of his age or level. We guarantee with this system the player’s improvement We evaluate every player following his/her evolution. This way, the player starts from basic stages until to become professional.
Apartments OTHER FACILITIES Coordination and Management
Osteopath CLUB 10 Clay Courts
1 Hard Court
Table Tennis
Indoor Pool
Sports Center
Hair Salon

Albert Portas

Co-Founder - Head Coach

Best Ranking:

19 Singles

56 Doubles

Albert started playing tennis at the age of 7 and thanks to his daily efforts, perseverance and passion for the sport, he turned professional at 19.

As an example of his consistency, he was in the top 100 ATP for 10 years, 7 of which were consecutive.


His greatest success in singles came during the ATP Masters Series in Hamburg (2001). Other remarkable ATP final tournaments came in San Marino, Sopot  and Barcelona (his first final in 1997). This final  marked the beginning and the end of his professional career.


In doubles he won the ATP title in Umag and reached three other finals (in Santiago, with theother two also in Umag).


During his professional career he also won 8 Challenger Tournaments: Prague, Cairo, Barcelona, Furth and Vigo to name just a few. He also played in 11 other finals.


In doubles he won 12 Challenger Tournaments,including Tashkent, Graz, Venice, Braunschweig and Barcelona. He also played in 10 other finals. In most of them, his doubles partner was German Puentes.


In 2007 he was runner-up at the Spanish Championships in singles.


Albert started as a tennis coach in 2008:training, mentoring and travelling with payers during their junior career as well as their professional career: for example, Daniela Hantuchova (10 WTA), Pablo Andujar (20 ATP), Pere Riba (60 ATP), Cagla Buyukakcay (60 WTA) and Marco Trungelliti (115 ATP)


“Despite not having a promising future at junior level and not having natural talent, the desire to become a part of Professional Tennis was stronger and got me through several difficulties like long term injuries, bad moments…but in the end I fulfilled my dream.”

Desire and willpower can overcome anything.”


Albert Portas

German Puentes

Co-Founder - Head Coach

German started playing tennis when he was only 6, displaying motivation and passion. He went through all the levels of tennis, starting at beginners level through to juniors, then playing National tournaments combined with some Satellites (now called Futures).

In the years that followed he combined Satellite tournaments and Challengers.


He finally reached professional level, playing ATP tournaments, winning himself a place among the top 100 players. His dream became reality.


At the beginning, his most impressive results were: Catalonian Champion and Spanish Junior finalist. During his professional career he won 8 Satellite tournaments (Mallorca, Murcia, Anella, Norte…) He also won several titles at Challenger level, such as Linz, Ulm, Barletta... He was a semifinalist at the ATP tournament in Prague and quarter finalist in several other ATP tournaments like Casablanca and Bastad.


In doubles he won 10 Challenger titles (Venice, Braunschweig, Barcelona, Furth, Barletta...)

He also played in 9 other finals in Graz, Zagreb, Sao Paolo, Seville, Santiago, Montevideo... He also reached the semi-finals at the ATP tournaments in Acapulco and Bastad (Sweden)

At most of the tournaments he partnered Albert Portas.


In 1993 he was a semi-finalist at the Spanish Championships in singles.


German became a coach in 2004, since then he has been traveling to ETA, ITF, ATP and WTA tournaments, sharing his experiences with a players of all levels, juniors or younger, turning many of them into professional players. Since they started this new Project called Ad in Tennis Academy with Albert Portas, he has worked with Maria Sakkari (TOP 10 WTA) and Sara Sorribes (TOP 50 WTA Singles and Doubles)


“It wasn’t an easy journey, but luckily, tennis has no age barriers I could fulfill the dream I had since I was a young boy. At the end that was what gave me the strength to keep on going during difficult times and enabled me to keep my head up. I want to thank everyone (especially my family) and in particular, my wife, who believed in me every step of the way.”


German Puentes

Best Ranking:

90 Singles

73 Doubles

Jordi Campos


Professional: 1999 - Present


National coach, international coach, and sports entity management.


Jordi has worked in prestigious academies in Spain, training players in different stages, Tennis Europe, ITF, ATP, in addition to exercising technical management in renowned schools in Spain. He has a degree as a National coach, international coach and sports entity management.

He has worked with players like Andy Murray (1 ATP), Jesse Huta Galung (91 ATP) and Gilles Muller (58 ATP, with which he reached two ATP finals, Washington and Los Angeles)

Dani Navarro


Professional: 2003 - Present


Dani has been working in several prestigious academies in Barcelona for more than 15 years, despite his youth he has trained throughout all these years obtaining the titles of National Coach by the FCT, Professional Coach by the RPT and APE, Certificate from the association of professional of tennis in Spain.


With a lot of dedication and vocation Dani Has devoted himself to tennis as a coach.He got experience in the different circuits of our sport like ETA,ITF,WTA and ATP.During all these years he has worked with Pablo Andujar (32 ATP), Eduardo Struvay (158 ATP), Pepe Checa (231 ATP), Alexander Ward (242 ATP), Jordi Samper (179 ATP). Finally on the WTA circuit with players like Andrea Gamiz (242 WTA), Despina Papamichail (260 WTA), Andrea Lazaro (315 WTA) and Irene Burillo (331 WTA).

Marc Giménez


Professional: 2011 - Present


Marc has been working as a coach for more than 8 years.He has worked in prestigious academies in Spain and China being the  responsible in the groups ETA,ITF Junior and Futures.


In all these years, he has obtained the title of National Coach by the FCT and National Referee.


He has trained professional tennis players like Andrea Lazaro (315 WTA), Paula Arias (28 ITF Junior).

Victor Carceller


Professional: 2003 - Present


Victor has been working in professionals prestige Tennis Academy in Barcelona the last 20 years, with professional players and the young kids of the schools. He has the titles of Coach by the FCT, Referee Judge by the RFET, Professional Coach and Sport Director by the Generalitat of Catalonia (REP).

He worked in all the levels of the professional tennis ITF-ATP-WTA. During this years he has worked with: Marcel Granollers (19 ATP),Roberto Carballes (72 ATP),Pedro Martínez (100 ATP),Pedro Cachin (166 ATP),Jordi Samper (179 ATP),Carla Suarez (6 WTA),Garbiñe  Muguruza (1 WTA),Lourdes Dominguez (40 WTA),Laura Pous (72 WTA),etc

Marc Garcia


Profesional: 2011- Actualidad


Marc has been working in differents clubs,federations and prestigious academies in Spain on the last 10 years, travelling as a head coach with professionals players to Atp,Wta and Grand Slam  tournaments.Also he obtained the titles of National coach by the FCT and Professional coach by the RTP.


He has worked with players like Steven Diez (134 Atp),Felipe Meligeni (194 Atp) and Zsombor Piros (338 Atp and 3 Itf junior).

Roger Jové

Fitness and Conditioning Coach

Professional: 2009 - Present


Roger has a degree of Science in Physical Activity and Sports (INEFC) and a Master's degree in "Rehabilitation and Injury Prevention", as well as a Degree in Engineering. His professional beginnings were forged as a coach, holding the titles of national coach by the FCT and ATP-Coach by the GPTCA, and developing his work as head of the competition area of his local home club. Thanks to his university education, his last years are marked by the study of the integral development of the athlete, specializing in giving conditional and preventive support, collaborating in different projects with professional tennis players such Carla Suárez, Soccer players, and also in the CAR Biomechanics Laboratory of Sant Cugat, Barcelona.

Joaquim Garcia

Fitness and Conditioning Coach

Professional: 2012- Present


Joaquim has a degree of Science in Physical Activity and Sports (INEFC),a master’s degree of RETAN high performance sports technification and in Rehabilitation and Injury Prevention.Collaborator in several research projects developed at INEFC Barcelona.Last years dedicated to study and optimization of conditional and strength training applied to high sport performance.Five years as technical manager of speed and hurdles sector of Athletic Unió Colomenca.


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