Located on the beautifully landscaped grounds of the Sheraton Algarve Hotel and Pine Cliffs Resort, the Annabel Croft Tennis Academy features 5 full size ATP floodlit courts consisting of 2 red clay and 3 acrylic courts, ideal for play in the day or night and the perfect base for all your tennis activities.
The Annabel Croft Tennis Academy team is on and to offer players a range of tennis services from court hire and racquet rental to coaching courses and tournaments. The Annabel Croft Tennis Academy is one of Europe’s premier tennis coaching programmes. Headed by the former British No.1 and current sports TV presenter, the academy specializes in delivering energetic, high quality coaching and professional levels of service at each of its tennis academies.
Since retiring from the international Tennis tour - where she established herself as Britain's Number One women's player, ranked in the world's top two dozen stars - Annabel has carved a career internationally presenting and commentating for many sports related and entertainment shows for mainstream TV and radio.
Annabel was born in London and brought up Kent where she learnt to play tennis at the age of nine. She soon emerged as a player of immense promise and within three years she had become the National Champion at under 12yrs 14yrs and under 16 age groups. At 15, she was the youngest Briton to play senior Wimbledon for nearly 100 years. In 1984 she became junior Wimbledon Champion as well as Junior Australian Open Champion and a year later picked up her first senior tournament trophy in San Diego.
Coaching & Tennis Clinics
Players wishing to play tennis at Pine Cliffs can choose from a range of coaching organised and conducted by the qualified team of coaches at the Annabel Croft Tennis Academy. The academy programme has a wide selection of coaching courses available for both adults and children which cover all aspects of the game and are a great way to improve your tennis. Each session is delivered using a selection of specifically designed drills and exercises that are challenging but ultimately rewarding and each group is carefully managed, with low numbers of players in each group to maximise your coaching experience.
The weekly coaching programme is supported by a range of seasonal tournaments and events that give players of all ages a chance to test their skills and take home a trophy!
For further information and reservations, please visit the Golf shop or contact us (+351) (289) 500100, ext. 3576. (November 2015 to March 2016, coaching & clinics available on request only)