The Tennis Zone Academy opens its doors for the second year running on Monday 9 September 2013.

This year the crew of coaches comprise of Petr Zika, Nadia Bratanova and Stefanos Charalambous, who will be in charge of groups and classes for adults and children, while our Elite Team will continue its daily practices from 3-6pm under the experienced guidance of our Head Coach Akis Asproftas. Sessions for the Elite team begin three days earlier, on Friday 5 September. Having completed a four-week trip to international tournaments abroad in August, the team will travel to at least two more ITF tournaments abroad between now and November, as well as participate in all tournaments in Cyprus.

Two new groups will also be introduced for parents of playing children and Physical Education teachers of elementary and secondary schools as well as universities.

Stefanos Charalambous will also be in charge of the classes for the pupils of the Junior School and the Senior School, which will now be taught on a daily basis.


The Academy has decided to extend its cooperation with Mavros Ltd and Wilson rackets and would like to thank Director Othon Kyriakides for his continued support.

We would also like to thank Photos Photiades Ltd, Prana Tours (Armenia) for their generous assistance during our team’s stay in Yerevan in order to take part in four tournaments in August, as well as fitness trainer Panayiotis Papadopoulos of Olympus Gym and Costas Tsouloupas, for his help through sessions on mental toughness.

Tennis Zone’s Facebook Page at now has 500 Fans, while the Tennis Zone website will go live in November 2013 with all the activity of our first year, a video and image gallery, games, info and tennis tutorials.

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Finally, we would like to wish everyone involved in the promotion of tennis in Cyprus, all the best for a successful year and good luck to all players involved in international tournaments.

For more information contact Simon Aynedjian on 99437073 –