2013

  • South African Davis Cup and Fed Cup Captain
  • Coaching Marius Fyrstenberg and Marcin Matkowski from Poland. Ranked #8 in the world
  • Director of coaching at JL'S Tennis Academy in South Africa where some of the top juniors in S.Africa train
  • Coach of the Springfield Lasers (World Team Tennis franchise in USA)

GPTCA A-Level International Coach
National President for RSA

2011-2012

  • Coached former world #1 doubles team Andy Ram and Jonathan Erlich; Winners of Eastbourne, Winston Salem Open 2011 and Serbia Open 2012

2010

  • Coached Wessey Moodie and Lisa Raymond - Wimbledon Mixed finalists
  • Coached Wesley Moodie and Dick Norman semifinalists of Wimbledon 2009-2010; US Open 2009
  • World Team Tennis Coach of the year (2007, 2009-2010)

2008

  • South African Olympic Tennis coach at Beijing Olympics
  • Coached Wesley Moodie and Jeff Coetzee - semifinalists of Australian Open

2006

  • Coached Simon Aspelin and Todd Perry - the world #7 doubles team

2005

  • Coached Wesley Moodie and Stephan Huss to their Wimbledon doubles title

1991—2003

Highest ATP doubles team world ranking #4
Highest ATP individual doubles ranking #11

Davis Cup player, W/L 5-1
7 ATP Tour doubles titles
18 ATP Tour finals
Played at 45 Grand Slam tournaments

2000
Wimbledon Men’s Doubles Semifinalist
Olympic Games Men’s Doubles Semifinalist

1998
US Open Men’s Doubles Semifinalist

1997
Australian Open Mixed Doubles Runner-up

1993, 1996
Australian Open Mixed Doubles Semifinalist

1995
French Open Mixed Doubles Runner-up

1994
World Team Tennis Champion with New Jersey Stars (w/Navratilova on the team)

  • Founder of the Matchpoint Foundation
  • Founder of Matchpoint—Tennis magazine
  • Tournament director of a High school tournament
  • Super Sport Tennis commentator

2008-2009
Board Member of South African Sports Hall of Fame

2004
Coach training, Highest elite coach rating International coaching workshop University of Illinois

1997-1998
Charity event JL Sport week

John-Laffnie De Jager
Email: johnlaffnie@gmail.com 
Twitter: @JohnLaffnie