Dubai, United Arab Emirates, ITF Womens Circuit, Al Habtoor Tennis Challenge, $100,000 + H USD, hard, outdoor: 1R, Belinda BENCIC (SUI) - Vitalia DIATCHENKO (RUS) 6-4 6-4, 2R: Tereza MARTINCOVA (CZE) 6-2 6-1, QF: Mihaela BUZARNESCU (ROU) 7-6(4) 6-2, SF: Sara ERRANI (ITA) ?-?; 1R, Kateryna KOZLOVA (UKR) - Sabina SHARIPOVA (UBZ) 2-6 7-5 7-6(3), 2R: Viktoriya TOMOVA (BUL) 6-7(6) 4-5 retired; Islamabad, Pakistan, ITF Futures, Begum Kulsum Saifullah ITF Futures Championships, 15 000 USD, clay, outdoor: 1R, Ergi KIRKIN (TUR) - Shahzad KHAN (PAK) 6-2 6-4, 2R: Enrique LOPEZ-PEREZ (ESP) 5-7 3-6.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, ITF Womens Circuit, Al Habtoor Tennis Challenge, $100,000 + H USD, hard, outdoor: 1R, Belinda BENCIC (SUI) - Vitalia DIATCHENKO (RUS) 6-4 6-4, 2R: Tereza MARTINCOVA (CZE) 6-2 6-1, QF: Mihaela BUZARNESCU (ROU) 7-6(4) 6-2, SF: Sara ERRANI (ITA) ?-?; 1R, Kateryna KOZLOVA (UKR) - Sabina SHARIPOVA (UBZ) 2-6 7-5 7-6(3), 2R: Viktoriya TOMOVA (BUL) 6-7(6) 4-5 retired; Islamabad, Pakistan, ITF Futures, Begum Kulsum Saifullah ITF Futures Championships, 15 000 USD, clay, outdoor: 1R, Ergi KIRKIN (TUR) - Shahzad KHAN (PAK) 6-2 6-4, 2R: Enrique LOPEZ-PEREZ (ESP) 5-7 3-6.

Juraj Jancovic

Juraj Jancovic, coach, EMPIRE Tennis Academy, Trnava
Age: 38 years (20.02.1979)

Birthplace: Smolenice, Czechoslovakia

Residence: Trnava, Slovak Republic

Coach since: 1999

Players: Vanda VargováDavid ČiernySamuel Paulovčák

  • is a tennis coach and the former Slovak tennis player
  • is currently a coach at the international EMPIRE Tennis Academy in Trnava, Slovakia

  • was the coach of talented junior players and members of the EMPIRE Tennis Academy Viktor Banczi and Lenka Stara

  • his first coaching job was in Canary Islands in 1999

  • worked for the network of German tennis clubs called Robinson Tennis Academy - the clubs were a place for training for players like Andrea Gaudenzi and Nicolas Kiefer

  • in the year 2000, Jancovic went to Djerba in Tunisia and yet in the same season he accepted the offer of renowned German tennis club Rochusclub Düsseldorf

  • he became a coach and the assistant in the 1. Rochus Club Düsseldorf German Bundesliga team - well-known German coach and former Fed Cup and Davis Cup captain of Germany Detlev Irmler was working there and he had and has its own tennis academy

  • during the three years, when Jancovic was working there, a lot of talented players from the ATP and ITF circuit was training there and during the Bundesliga also Feliciano Lopez, Fernando Verdasco, Albert Portas and Alberto Berasategui

  • come back to Trnava definitely in 2005

  • is a certified coach of Slovak Tennis Association

  • he speaks German and English fluently

  • was a coach of players including Kevin Kurtin, Pavla Frisova, David Damian Brna, Tamara Kupkova, Sarah Maria Jurakova or Barbora Kotelesova

  • was working with Viktor Banczi and Lenka Stara

  • Viktor Banczi was playing Nike Junior Final and won several titles at the Slovak Championship

  • Viktor Banczi placed No. 44 in the U14 Tennis Europe ranking in 2014 and Lenka Stara was No. 87

  • was a captain of the U12 & U14 Slovak Boys and Girls teams at the European Summer Cups and European Winter Cups in the year 2010

  • was a captain of the Slovak U14 Boys Team at the European Championships in Pilsen in the years 2013 & 2014

  • was also a captain of the U14 Boys and Girls TC EMPIRE Trnava in 2013 and 2014 when these teams won the Slovak Team Championship

  • Viktor Banczi was in the eightfinal of the European Championships in 2014

  • Lenka Stara advanced to the doubles quartefinal at the European Championships and she was the Slovak singles champion in 2014

  • in 2013 Jancovic was coaching in Trnava Dalma Galfi from Hungary, a talented junior player, she was No. 140 in the ITF junior ranking in 2013

  • in 2014 & 2015, he was a captain of the TC EMPIRE Trnava Women's Extraleague teams which won two titles in a row

  • Lenka Stara has became the U18 Slovak singles & doubles champion at the Slovak Summer Championship in 2015 although she is just 15 years old

  • Lenka Stara has became ​the U16 Slovak singles finalist at the Slovak Summer Championship in 2015

  • started to play tennis when he was eight years old
  • in the junior age, he was one of the best in his age category in Czechoslovakia
  • he was U18 doubles champion in Slovakia
  • after reaching 18 years he went from Trnava to Nitra, where he studied at the university
  • won the Academic tennis doubles title in 1998
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Ivan Kopcani
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Coach Juraj Jancovic, EMPIRE Tennis Academy, Trnava, Slovakia
Coach Juraj Jancovic, player Lenka Stara, EMPIRE Tennis Academy, Slovak Championship, Zilina
Coach Juraj Jancovic, players Kiara Petrovicka & Lenka Stara, EMPIRE Tennis Academy, Slovak Championship, Zilina
Coach Juraj Jancovic,TC EMPIRE Trnava Extraleague Team 2015
Coach Juraj Jancovic,TC EMPIRE Trnava Extraleague Team 2015
manager Oto Majba, Coach Juraj Jancovic,TC EMPIRE Trnava Extraleague Team 2015
Coach Juraj Jancovic, EMPIRE Tennis Academy, Trnava, Slovakia
Coach Juraj Jancovic, EMPIRE Tennis Academy, Trnava, Slovakia
Coach Juraj Jancovic, player Lenka Stara, EMPIRE Tennis Academy, Trnava, Slovakia
Coach Juraj Jancovic, player Lenka Stara, EMPIRE Tennis Academy, Trnava, Slovakia
Coach Juraj Jancovic, player Viktor Banczi, EMPIRE Tennis Academy, Trnava, Slovakia
Coach Juraj Jancovic, player Viktor Banczi, EMPIRE Tennis Academy, Trnava, Slovakia
Coach Juraj Jancovic, player Viktor Banczi, EMPIRE Tennis Academy, Trnava, Slovakia
Coach Juraj Jancovic, player Viktor Banczi, EMPIRE Tennis Academy, Trnava, Slovakia
Coach Juraj Jancovic, player Viktor Banczi, EMPIRE Tennis Academy, Trnava, Slovakia
Coach Juraj Jancovic, player Viktor Banczi, EMPIRE Tennis Academy, Trnava, Slovakia
Coach Juraj Jancovic, player Viktor Banczi, EMPIRE Tennis Academy, Trnava, Slovakia
Coach Juraj Jancovic, player Viktor Banczi, EMPIRE Tennis Academy, Trnava, Slovakia

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