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We are white city tennis

An award winning tennis complex and coaching team in Sydney, minutes from the heart of the city and the eastern suburb beaches.

With weekly programs for all skill levels, ages and aspirations. With students ranging from toddlers to adults, from beginner to professional.

Award Winning Coaching

Take your tennis to the next level

Daily coaching for focused and intensive results.

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All ages. All skill levels.

Let us kick start your tennis career!

Our junior squads are an affordable way to develop your tennis skills.

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Adult group coaching

Put the polish on your tennis skills.

Our adult programs not only improve your game, they help keep you in shape!

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A world class team

Our team of professional coaches

25+ Years

Steve Loeffler

Steve has been running tennis centres for the past 25 years. He is a former professional player and can still hit a mean forehand!

Best shot Forehand
Favourite player Stan Wawrinka
Favourite tournament Australian Open
Other hobbies Fishing

20 + years

Lucy Wood

Lucy has been involved in Tennis professionally since her Junior career and still loves to get on the court.

Best shot Serve
Favourite player Roger Federer
Favourite tournament Wimbledon
Other hobbies Surfing, Swimming

25+ Years

Piotr Haczek

Piotr is a former professional polish tennis player with a vast coaching background bringing a wealth of experience to White City Tennis.

Best shot Serve and Forehand
Favourite player Rafael Nadal
Favourite tournament French Open
Other hobbies Hiking, Photography, Oenology

10+ years

Danielle Harmsen

Danielle is a former WTA tour professional player. She was ranked in the top 200 in the world in Doubles and 400 in the world in Singles.

Best shot Backhand
Favourite player Rafa Nadal
Favourite tournament French Open
Other hobbies Surfing, Cycling

6+ years

Lapo De Marzi

Lapo is a former player and professional touring coach from Italy who joins us following 6 years working and travelling with WTA number 26 Camilla Giorgi.

Best Shot Backhand
Favourite Player Andy Murray
Favourite Tournament French Open
Other hobbies Swimming at the beach

5+ years

Javier Espinoza

Javier is a former player from Chile, he participated in National tournaments throughout his Junior career and while at University.

Best Shot Forehand
Favourite Player Nicolas Massu
Favourite Tournament US Open
Other hobbies Soccer & Travel

3+ years

Tom Buchanan

Tom has been playing Tennis since the age of 5 and is a Tennis Australia Certified Coach. He was the captain of the Scots 1sts and a member of the GPS team.

Best shot Backhand
Favourite player Nadal
Favourite tournament Wimbledon
Other hobbies Beach & Rugby

10+ years

Andrea Clementini

Andrea is a professional coach from Italy who has been playing since he was 6 years old and coaching for more than 10 years.

Best Shot Backhand
Favourite Player Novak Djokovic
Favourite Tournament Wimbledon
Other hobbies Beach, Travel, all sports

10+ years

Harry Gardner

Harry has over 10 years coaching experience in the UK and Europe. Harry represented his school and University in the 1st grade tennis teams. He is passionate about helping players or all ages and abilities develop a love for tennis.

Best shot Forehand
Favourite player Alcaraz
Favourite tournament Queens or Wimbledon
Other hobbies Cricket, Yoga, Skiing, Padel

30+ years

Phil Gilbert

Phil has over 30 years experience coaching tennis and has played division 1 club tennis in Australia.

Best shot Backhand down the line
Favourite player Federer
Favourite tournament Roland Garros
Other hobbies Boating, Skiing

8+ years

Tom Carter

Tom is a professional coach with more than 8 years coaching experience. A former player he was ranked in the Top 20 in the UK.

Best shot Serve
Favourite player Emil Ruusuvori
Favourite tournament Monte Carlo
Other hobbies Skiing & Gym

10+ years

Kara Day

Kara is part of our Administration team. She has been running the operations at tennis centres in Australia and the UK for more than 10 years.

Best shot Forehand
Favourite player Steffi Graf
Favourite tournament Wimbledon
Other hobbies Tennis, Swimming, Kayaking, Cricket

5+ years

Brian Burke

Brian is part of our Administration team. Brian has a strong tennis background as a member of the famous Fitzwilliam Tennis Club in Dublin he has played and coached tennis since he was a junior player.

Best shot Forehand
Favourite player Federer
Favourite tournament Wimbledon
Other hobbies Tennis, Football, Poker

Bigger & Better!

Construction is underway on our new state of the art tennis complex. We are operating as usual during this time and thank you for your patience.

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School Holiday Fun

Tennis Camps

Every school holiday you can take your tennis to the next level. From our Hot Shots camps for our red, orange and green ball players to our performance camps for our elite tournament players.

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Our weekly competition

Sydney’s largest local competition

From orange ball to performance junior and adults!

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