Anabel Medina, David Ferrer, Juan Carlos Ferrero and Pablo Andújar are some Valencian tennis players who have achieved international fame and recognition. They are a talent pool born of a great tennis tradition in Valencia, with more than 70 clubs throughout the province. Due to the climate, the sporting level of the clubs and their coaches, the city of Valencia is the place chosen by a large number of national and foreign players to settle and develop their tennis career, as did the world No. 1 Marat Safin, his sister Dinara Safina or the Italian Sara Errani, among many others. So now you know, if you want to feel like the big stars of world tennis, we give you some options to train in Valencia.
Valencia Tennis Club, the dean
The Club de Tenis Valencia was born in 1905, becoming the first club in Valencia and the fourth in Spain. It has hosted the Davis Cup on several occasions, as well as the final of the Federation Cup and the men's Open Ciudad de Valencia. There are currently international tournaments such as the BBVA Open Ciudad de Valencia for women and the Senior Master Cup, as well as the David Ferrer Young Talents Tournament and the sports training days.
With more than 10,000 m2, the city's oldest club has twelve clay courts and one fast court. Although it is a private club, there is the option of enjoying its facilities through its sport-gourmet experience. It includes an hour of play, an aperitif on the terrace and a meal in the club's exclusive restaurant.
Training programs in other clubs
Another private club located in the city, the Sporting Club, offers tennis training plans for groups of all levels in short stays. Outside the city, the Valencia Tennis Academy or the Academia Tennis 92, have programs of various durations and organize tournaments.