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Alex Bogdanovic

Owner / Director of Tennis

813.598.3304

Alex Bogdanovic, grew up in London, England and started playing tennis at the age of 9. He took up tennis to meet new friends and quickly realized he had a love and passion for the game.  After years of hard work and dedication to the sport, he started seeing results while competing internationally as a junior.  In 2001, he reached the semifinals of the Junior U.S. Open and was ranked the #7 junior in the world. In 2002, Alex signed a Professional contract with IMG.  For over 10 years, he competed on the ATP tour reaching his highest singles ranking of #108 in the world. He also had the privilege of representing Great Britain in Davis Cup alongside Andy Murray. He played in all 4 Grand Slams including Wimbledon 7 times and played against many of the top players including Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Lleyton Hewitt, Andy Roddick and Thomas Berydych. During his career, he was coached by some of the world's best including Brad Gilbert, Peter Lundgren and Paul Annacone.  The invaluable knowledge he gained from his tennis career has given him the ability to be a great coach and resource for players of all levels and abilities.  He has worked with countless juniors and adults to reach their goals and assisted high performance players in placement and/or scholarships for college teams in all divisions.  Alex has a great passion for coaching and is thankful for the ability to give back in the sport that he loves.

Qualifications:

  • USPTA Certified Elite Professional

  • PTR Certified

  • IPTPA (International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association) Certified

  • Pat Etcheberry Certified Tennis Fitness Trainer

  • Languages: English and Serbian

Player Highlights:

  • Highest ATP Singles World Ranking of #108 in 2007

  • British #2 for over 3 years

  • Won 9 ATP Challenger titles and 4 Futures Titles

  • 2007 Wimbledon Mixed Doubles Quarterfinialist

  • Played in all 4 Grand Slam events including main-draw Wimbledon 7 times (2002-2009) and main-draw U.S. Open in 2004

  • Represented Great Britian in Davis Cup singles over 8 times.

  • Junior U.S. Open Semi-Finalist in 2001

  • Former #7 in the world in Juniors