In 2010 the Ferrer Tennis Academy was founded in Jávea, specifically at the Jávea Tennis Club, by Javier Ferrer Ern, one of its current directors.
Its beginnings were focused on creating a good base of children who years later are bearing fruit and today many of them, along with others from around the world, are part of the Academy’s competition team.
In 2013, Ferrer Tennis Academy sees the need to expand its expectations in order to offer a wider service and a more personalized attention to each player and their families, that is when it decides to open a new headquarters in Benidorm, and since a year ago inaugurating modern facilities in the Camilo Cano Sports City.
At this moment, the Ferrer Tennis Academy is directed by Javier Ferrer, supported by Israel Vior and Gonzalo Morell. Javier and Israel, two former professional tennis players, meet while training and competing as juniors in Barcelona, where they soon establish a good friendship that years later is bearing fruit. Those who are lucky enough to know these two tennis professionals know that they form an unbeatable team, complementing each other and thus achieving a work and team atmosphere so good, on and off the court, that each player feels at home, thus getting the best out of each of them.
Javier Ferrer, has been dedicated to professional tennis for more than 28 years, as a player and later as a coach, has studied and implemented, along with countless tennis professionals, his own teaching method, which has managed to give many positive results in this sport, many of them reflected in players like David Ferrer, Iñigo Cervantes and Pablo Andujar, others have been national champions in various categories and top 10 in ITF juniors; In the case of David Ferrer he was 11 consecutive seasons in the Top 20 ATP and 7 of them in the TOP10, and finishing four of them among the Top 5.
Israel Vior, has also been dedicated to the world of tennis for almost three decades, first as a player and later as a coach of professional players such as Portugal’s Joao Sousa, Spain’s Iñigo Cervantes and Arnau Brugues, and Canada’s Steven Diez, among others. Isra, as he is known by our players. We cannot overlook his person who, thanks to his hard work and experience, has an unquestionable professionalism as a coach, but also his closeness and charisma towards the players have made him an irreplaceable piece of the Academy.
Gonzalo Morell Raschiatore, born in Benidorm, has been a student and player of the Ferrer Tennis Academy since its inception until his departure for the United States.
Thanks to the preparation received at the Academy, he has won many awards, including: «President’s Award» (the highest award that the University gives to a student-athlete for sporting and academic merits) and for the first time in the history of Middle Tennessee State University, winning the USA Conference.