Loughborough University National Tennis Academy

Loughborough Sport Tennis has seen a significant investment with the commencement of an exciting project in partnership with the Lawn Tennis Association; aiming to ‘Shape the Future of Tennis’ through playing and workforce development pathways.


The Loughborough University National Tennis Academy will deliver a pro-style, interdisciplinary training environment tailored specifically to prepare players for the demands of pro tennis.

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Simon Timson, LTA Performance Director

"The National Academies will be at the heart of our new player pathway for aspiring future champions. National Academies will offer our highest potential 11 to 18 year old players the opportunity to train together in a vibrant environment, nurturing their talent with the best coaches, science, medicine and welfare expertise in world-class facilities."

National Academy Objectives

To create a pro-style training environment that provides the volume, intensity and frequency needed for aspiring professional players.

To nurture the person and the player to develop a game style with the head, heart, legs and weapons required for success.

To increase the likelihood of players making the standard for Pro Scholarship Programme selection.

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