Gaurav Malhotra Tennis
"Building successful charcter for tennis and life!"
About GM Tennis
Gaurav Malhotra, founder of GM Tennis, grew up in Punjab, India, just north of New Delhi. While in India he earned a degree in Liberal Arts from Punjab University. Growing up he played multiple sports. Gaurav had been international level Athlete, winning and competing at Indian Universities (equivalent to NCAA D1 championship).
Gaurav embraced his tennis coaching career starting with CLTA, a state tennis association located in Chandigarh, India.
Over the past 19 years, Gaurav has coached many elite level tennis players. He has had the privilege of coaching ATP, WTA, ITF and nationally ranked players. Gaurav has worked for world class facilities such as, VandeerMeer World Class Tennis Academy in Hilton Head, SC as staff professional and DLTA (India Tennis Center) as Head Coach. At DLTA he worked with Davis cup, and top ITF junior players of the country as a head coach.
Gaurav also worked at the Harry Hopman Tennis Academy located at the Saddlebrook Resort in Tampa, FL as Group leader. While there, he developed and traveled with players for
the Orange Bowl, Eddie Herr International, and ITF Men's Futures tournaments. In addition developing high level players, Gaurav also worked at the summer camps, maintaining a consistent presence at the Saddlebrook Resort. Some highlights of Gaurav’s career also include Director of high performance players at the Weymouth Club ( USTA Regional Tennis Center) located in Weymouth MA and Director of Coaching at Intensity in Norwalk, CT.
Gaurav's extensive background allows him to bring a unique perspective to his coaching, taking many players, from different levels, to the top rankings. He not only has trained with some of the top coaches in the world, but also was nominated by national federations for multiple conventions which have helped him to maintain and develop his own knowledge. By continuing his education globally, Gaurav educates himself, and his students on many different philosophies and tennis related activities practiced by top coaches around the world. Gaurav is Qualified ITF level 1 coach and Official, Australian level 1 and 2, Tennis Canada Level 3, USTA high performance Graduate, USPTR - Professional and he has attended several ITF, USTA and National conferences.
Gaurav knows that it takes more than just great tennis ability to be successful at an elite level. He knows that the best coaches never stop learning, continuing education throughout their entire career. He takes every opportunity available to increase his knowledge regarding all aspects of tennis. “Tennis is a sport that is ever changing, in order to be my best I must first allow myself to be coached!” -Gaurav Malhotra