Saint-Petersburg, Russia, ITF Womens Circuit, Neva Cup 2017, $100,000 USD, hard, indoor: 1R, Belinda BENCIC (SUI) - Anastasia GASANOVA (RUS) 6-0 6-0, 2R: Vitalia DIATCHENKO (RUS) 6-4 6-3, QF: Ysaline BONAVENTURE (BEL) 6-1 6-2, SF: Anhelina KALININA (UKR) 6-1 4-6 6-1, F: Dayana YASTREMSKA (UKR) 6-3 6-2 FIRST TITLE OF THE YEAR!!!; Wuhan, China, WTA Premier 5, Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open, 2 365 250 USD, hard, indoor: 1R, Daria KASATKINA (RUS) - Alison RISKE (USA) 6-1 2-6 6-3, 2R: Simona HALEP (ROU) 6-2 6-1, 3R: Ekaterina MAKAROVA (RUS) ?-?; 1QR, Ons JABEUR (TUN) - Shanshan GUO (CHN) 6-1 6-0, Qualif. Final: Heather WATSON (GBR) 6-1 4-6 6-4, 1R: Barbora STRYCOVA (CZE) 1-6 3-6; Tashkent, Uzbekistan, WTA International, Tashkent Open, $226 750, hard, outdoor: 1R, Kateryna KOZLOVA (UKR) - Akgul Amanmuradova (UZB) 6-1 6-0, 2R: Ekaterina ALEXANDROVA (RUS) ?-?; Clermont-Ferrand, France, ITF Womens Circuit, ENGIE OPEN Clermont-Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes, 25 000 USD, hard, outdoor: 1R, Belinda BENCIC (SUI) - Josephine BOUALEM (FRA) ?-?; Shenzen, China, ATP 250, SHENZEN OPEN, 731 680 USD, hard, outdoor: Doubles, 1R, Hans PODLIPNIK (CHI)/Andrei VASILEVSKI (BLR) - Marcelo MELO (BRA)/Alexander ZVEREV (GER) ?-?; Orleans, France, ATP challenger, OPEN D'ORLEANS, 127 000 euro, hard, outdoor: Doubles, 1R, Igor ZELENAY (SVK)/Johan BRUNSTROM (SWE) - Norbert GOMBOS (SVK)/Aldin SETKIC (BIH) ?-?; Brno, Czech Republic, ITF Womens Circuit, BTC Cup Brno 2017, 15 000 USD, clay, outdoor: 1R, Tereza MIHALIKOVA (SVK) - Barbora PALCATOVA (SVK) ?-?; Antalya, Turkey, ITF Futures, TENNIS ORGANISATION CUP, 15 000 USD, clay, outdoor: 1R, Ken ONISHI (JPN) - Alexander ERLER (AUT) ?-?; Ergi KIRKIN (TUR) - Jeroen VANNESTE (BEL) 2-6 1-6.

Saint-Petersburg, Russia, ITF Womens Circuit, Neva Cup 2017, $100,000 USD, hard, indoor: 1R, Belinda BENCIC (SUI) - Anastasia GASANOVA (RUS) 6-0 6-0, 2R: Vitalia DIATCHENKO (RUS) 6-4 6-3, QF: Ysaline BONAVENTURE (BEL) 6-1 6-2, SF: Anhelina KALININA (UKR) 6-1 4-6 6-1, F: Dayana YASTREMSKA (UKR) 6-3 6-2 FIRST TITLE OF THE YEAR!!!; Wuhan, China, WTA Premier 5, Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open, 2 365 250 USD, hard, indoor: 1R, Daria KASATKINA (RUS) - Alison RISKE (USA) 6-1 2-6 6-3, 2R: Simona HALEP (ROU) 6-2 6-1, 3R: Ekaterina MAKAROVA (RUS) ?-?; 1QR, Ons JABEUR (TUN) - Shanshan GUO (CHN) 6-1 6-0, Qualif. Final: Heather WATSON (GBR) 6-1 4-6 6-4, 1R: Barbora STRYCOVA (CZE) 1-6 3-6; Tashkent, Uzbekistan, WTA International, Tashkent Open, $226 750, hard, outdoor: 1R, Kateryna KOZLOVA (UKR) - Akgul Amanmuradova (UZB) 6-1 6-0, 2R: Ekaterina ALEXANDROVA (RUS) ?-?; Clermont-Ferrand, France, ITF Womens Circuit, ENGIE OPEN Clermont-Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes, 25 000 USD, hard, outdoor: 1R, Belinda BENCIC (SUI) - Josephine BOUALEM (FRA) ?-?; Shenzen, China, ATP 250, SHENZEN OPEN, 731 680 USD, hard, outdoor: Doubles, 1R, Hans PODLIPNIK (CHI)/Andrei VASILEVSKI (BLR) - Marcelo MELO (BRA)/Alexander ZVEREV (GER) ?-?; Orleans, France, ATP challenger, OPEN D'ORLEANS, 127 000 euro, hard, outdoor: Doubles, 1R, Igor ZELENAY (SVK)/Johan BRUNSTROM (SWE) - Norbert GOMBOS (SVK)/Aldin SETKIC (BIH) ?-?; Brno, Czech Republic, ITF Womens Circuit, BTC Cup Brno 2017, 15 000 USD, clay, outdoor: 1R, Tereza MIHALIKOVA (SVK) - Barbora PALCATOVA (SVK) ?-?; Antalya, Turkey, ITF Futures, TENNIS ORGANISATION CUP, 15 000 USD, clay, outdoor: 1R, Ken ONISHI (JPN) - Alexander ERLER (AUT) ?-?; Ergi KIRKIN (TUR) - Jeroen VANNESTE (BEL) 2-6 1-6.

Kamil Capkovic

Kamil Capkovic, coach, EMPIRE Tennis Academy, Trnava
Age: 31 years (02.06.1986)

Birthplace: Michalovce, Czechoslovakia

Residence: Bratislava, Slovak Republic

Turned Pro: 2005

Coach since: 2014

Players: Ons Jabeur

  • is a tennis coach and Slovak professional tennis player

  • currently a coach at the international EMPIRE Tennis Academy in Trnava, Slovakia

  • he ended his playing career in singles in the year 2014

  • his career-high ATP singles rankings was No. 211 which he earned in September 2009

  • is the winner of 14 Futures tournaments in singles and he has 12 doubles titles

  • he has conquered also four challengers doubles titles

  • was also playing in the qualifying of the Grand Slam tournaments

  • was a member of the National Davis Cup team of Slovakia in 2005

  • he is the coach of talented Slovak players including Oliver Nagy and Ondrej Chamraz

  • is a certified coach of Slovak Tennis Association

  • speaks English fluently

"I like that the EMPIRE Tennis Academy has the same high goals as I have. It has perfect conditions for training and there is great atmosphere in the club. As a player I was traveling around the world, so my findings can be used in the training process with the guys. The venue continues to grow, this project has no competition in Slovakia."

  • his first club was TK Spoje in Vrakuna, Bratislava where he played also with his brother Peter

  • was Slovak No. 1 player when he was 12 years old and he gained a lot of titles at the Slovak Championship

  • was one of the best juniors of his age in the world

  • became U14 singles European Champion in San Remo, Italy and doubles champion partnering Peter Miklusicak

  • Capkovic has became U14 Player of the Year of the Tennis Europe Junior Tour in the end of 2000 - the players in the same age were Rafael Nadal or Richard Gasquet

  • was No. 9 in the combined junior ranking in February 2004

  • was at the Junior Grand Slam Tournaments in the years 2003 and 2004 when he has achieved successes - at the Roland Garros 2003 in Paris he was (partnering Lado Chikhladze) in the doubles final but they lost to Gyorgy Balazs/Dudi Sela 7-5 1-6 2-6

  • at the Roland Garros 2004 Capkovic was playing in the singles semifinal and he lost to that year's champion Gael Monfils 2-6 2-6

  • when he was 19 years old, he injured his shoulder and the Slovak fitness coach Maros Molnar has healed it within two months, so Capkovic could play tennis at the professional level again

  • was playing at the ITF level predominantly and he was successful

  • won 14 Futures singles titles, three of them in Lagos, Nigeria and two of them in Slovakia in the year 2013 – Michalovce and Trnava }EMPIRE Futures Trnava 2013|

  • won twelve Futures doubles titles, another four he added at the challenger level

  • his career-high ATP singles rankings was No. 211 which he earned in September 2009

  • his career-high ATP doubles rankings was No. 168 which he earned in July 2007

  • his coaches were Milan Martinec, Boris Borgula and Tarik Benhabiles in Miami, the former coach of Andy Roddick or Richard Gasquet

  • made an appearance in the Slovak Davis Cup National Team in March 2005, he lost to Fernando Verdasco in Bratislava

  • the season 2014 was his last in singles, he is considering to play just doubles matches

  • he was and is playing in the tennis leagues in Slovakia, Czech Republic, Germany, France, Austria and Italy

  • he plays for the extraleague team of TC EMPIRE Trnava club

  • started to work at the TC EMPIRE Trnava tennis club in 2014 and he is also a coach at the EMPIRE Tennis Academy

  • he is a coach of young and talented Slovak players Oliver Nagy, Kevin Kurtin and Ondrej Chamraz

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