Pro Bio

Nikolai Snapes  (Part-Time Pro)

Nikolai Snapes

Playing

  • Current LTA Rating- 2.1                        
  • Highest Open National Ranking 34 in UK (2009)
  • Started Playing- 9 Years Old at the Roehampton Club
  • Trained at- Roehampton Club, Riverside Chiswick Scholarship Academy, Surrey LTA Squads Weybridge and Raynes Park,  Carnegie LTA High Performance Centre & Sutton Pro Academy
  • Tennis Honours- Surrey U14 & U16 junior champion, 2009 Bronze medal in European student championships,  2009 quarter finalist of BUCS individuals, 2010 Premier League BUCS champions, Powder Byrne Nationals Winner singles 2011, doubles 2009 and 2010.
  • Played British tour & pro series events over the last 3 years, where I have competed against players up to top 200 in singles and doubles.
  • Men's First team in regional premier league.

Coaching

  • Qualifications- LTA level 4
  • Current Roles- Roehampton Lead Competitions coach, appointed Jan 2012.
  • Previous Experience- 2005-2009, Carnegie high performance centre where I mentored some of the top national players based in northern England. 2003-2005, Wimbledon Junior Tennis Initiative  - assisting with coaching provision to local schools and in coaching sessions held at the All England Club, Wimbledon for selected players.
  • Wimbledon Hitting Partner to Martina Hingis (5 time grand slam winner and former world number 1), Elena Dementieva (Olympic gold medallist),  JelenaJankovic (2009 world number 1) and Sloane Stephens (Wimbledon junior doubles champion)