Professional Development | Tennis in Britain

Professional Development

Find the support available to players who are looking to take the next steps in their tennis careers.

Performance Tennis

LTA Performance Team update

Please find below an update from the LTA Performance Team explaining some changes within the team. 

LTA Performance Team update

High Performance Consultation Process Report

Please find below a report for the high performance consultation process.

High Performance Consultation Process Report

Funding and Selection

Professional and financial support is provided to high performing tennis players.

Funding and Selection

Tournament Bonus Scheme

The tournament bonus scheme (TBS) aims to reward tennis players competing in Futures, Challengers and ATP/WTA tours. This scheme is open to any player not already in receipt of a player funding agreement.

Tournament Bonus Scheme

Advanced Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence (AASE)

The Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence (AASE) is a sports performance programme.

The programme is aimed at players aged between 16 to 18 years old and provides a clear professional pathway for young players to become professional players, coaches and other tennis professionals, whilst gaining qualifications.

Advanced Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence (AASE)

Performance Centre Network

Find out about the performance centre network in Great Britain. 

Performance Centre Network

Anti-Doping

The LTA is committed to ensuring that British Tennis is a drug free sport. In line with our Fair Play values we believe that all tennis players have the right to play, compete and win in a fair and drug-free environment.

The LTA is a member of the ITF (International Tennis Federation) and therefore compliant with the ITF’s Anti-Doping rules, ensuring that tennis around the world is played fairly. The ITF is a WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) signatory and fully compliant with the WADA Code.

The LTA work closely with UKAD (UK Anti-Doping) to ensure information and education is provided to professional players, elite juniors and High Performance Centre’s around the country on the Anti-Doping regulations and testing process.

All players are bound by the LTA’s Disciplinary Code of which Anti-Doping is a part. Please see page 17-63 for full details.

For further information please go to:

www.itftennis.com/antidoping     

www.ukad.org.uk  

Talent ID

Talent identification (talent ID) allows players to be monitored from the age of six onwards, while offering support, advice and feedback to players and parents entering the game and wishing to pursue it at a performance level.

Talent ID

University Tennis

Find out more about tennis and university, both in Britain and America.

University Tennis