National Coach and Technical Manager, Italian Tennis Federation (FIT)
- As a Technical Coach for FIT, he has been working in two of the main technical centres
- At the Tirrenia Technical Centre, he has been responsible of the female sector, players over 18. Joint work with Tathiana Garbin. Among the trainees, Martina Trevisan (Career High WTA ranking in singles #83 / in doubles 139 WTA) and Cristiana Ferrando (Career High WTA ranking in singles #268 / in doubles #302)
- At the Foligno Technical Centre (Villa Candida), he has been responsible for the female sector (eight junior players). Joint work with Sebastian Vazquez. Among the players, Alvisi Eleonora, Ziodato Sara, Paoletti Matilde, Beatrice Ricci, qualified among the first 100 players in the Juniors sector

Private International Coach
Cooperation with the following academies:
- Sanchez-Casal (player Francesca Jones #31 ITF Juniors)
- AD IN Portas-Puentes (player Maria Sakkari #21 WTA)

International Coach, Sanchez-Casal Academy, Barcelona
- In Spain, he was responsible for the female sector WTA. In 2007, he was coaching Ana Ivanovic. Joint work with Antonio Hernandez. In 2008, he was coaching Daniela Hantucova. Joint work with Angel Ghimenez
- From 2008 till 2012, he was seconded in Athens to coach Maria Sakkari
- Among other responsibilities, he was the spokesperson of the Academy and participated as a speaker at events and workshops

L.T.A. Law Association Tennis, London
- Worked with Jaremy Bates and Jonathan Smith at Queen’s Club, tasked to supervise the English National Junior female sector. In 2001 he was promoted as responsible of the sector

Key achievements

Consulting for SATA (South African Tennis Federation)

Maria Sakkari was #200 junior and #560 WTA
Laura Thorpe stepped up from #300 to #160 WTA

Started training Maria Sakkari at the age of 13. She was #1 among Under 14 in Greece
She started competing in the Under 18 tournament in June 2009, positioning herself in the Under 18 international graduatory

Together with Angel Ghimenez they trained Daniela Hantuchova who reached Austrialian Open semifinal and Indian Wells Quarterfinal
He also started training Elena Bovina (former #14 in the world) after a bad injury, in three months she managed to step up from #300 to #140 WTA

During eight months of training under his supervision, Ana Ivanovic won Berlin, Los Angeles and Luxembourg, and she was Roland Garros finalist and Wimbledon semifinalist
She ended the year ranked #4 in the world

2003 -2006 
Strong performance improvement from #800 to #200 WTA of the following players: Lina Stanciute, Laura Thorpe, Tatiana Priachin, Laura Vallverdu, Marta Lesniak


Playing Career

Professional ATP Player from 1993 to 1998
- National Player 2nd category B1
- International activity Stellite ATP 

Academics & Training Courses

Italian Technical Coach Title, Rome

GPTCA A-Level International Coach

WTA Title (Woman Tennis Association)

National Coach at Catalogne Tennis Federation, Barcelona

USPTA (US Professional Tennis Association) Course at Sanchez-Casal Academy, Barcelona

R. T. P. (Registro Profesional de Tenis) Course at Sanchez-Casal Academy, Barcelona

Sanchez-Casal Academy Title, Barcelona

International Coach Course LTA at Queen’s Club, London

National Coach Course at Tre Fontane Club, Rome

Two-year diploma as Shiatsu operator at Villa Fulvia, Rome

High School Diploma


Riccardo Rosolin

Email: rrosolin@hotmail.com