What does the Mentorship include?

Whether you're a junior tennis player with your sights on becoming a pro, a college player considering transitioning into pro tennis, a young pro navigating your way on the Pro Circuit or a more established pro on the WTA Tour, receiving guidance from an experienced mentor like Angelica Gavaldon will be invaluable to your development both on and off the court and to achieving your career goals.

What are the Benefits?

- Help identifying your vision & setting goals to achieve it.
- Having someone to hold you accountable to your goals.
- Help with planning which tournaments to play & when to do training blocks.
- Impartial advice to see opportunities & challenges from a more constructive perspective.
- Having someone to help you problem solve & offer you feedback.
- Helping you stay focused & on track with the important things.
- An opportunity for personal growth.

Sessions/Packages Available:

30 minutes phone consultation (with parents for 7-12 year olds, player age 13+) 
60 minutes phone consultation
(with parents for 7-12 year olds, player age 13+) 
Package of 5 x 30 minutes phone consults (with parents for 7-12 year olds, player age 13+) 

About the Expert:

Angelica Gavaldon first started playing tennis at age 6. Three years later she played in her first international tournament in Venezuela, winning the doubles title with Monica Seles and finishing second in the 10 and under. 

       Her first Australian Open, age 16.

    Her first Australian Open, age 16.

By age 14 she was ranked no. 1 in Southern California and no. 3 nationally in G16s, as well as no. 1 in Mexico, where she lived for 12 years before moving to California to further her career growth. She played her first professional tournament at 14, defeating a top 80 player in the world. At 16 she reached the quarterfinals of the Australian Open, defeating Hana Mandlikova and Gigi Fernandez.

Angelica was nominated most impressive newcomer along with Jennifer Capriati and Magdalena Maleeva. At 16 she was ranked top 40 in the world. She reached a career high of 30 reaching once again the quarterfinals of the Australian Open.

Angelica has played numerous exhibitions against Pete Sampras, Gabriela Sabatini, Arantxa Sanchez Vicario and Conchita Martinez. She reached the third round of Wimbledon (twice) and the U.S. Open. She also played Roland Garros. 

Angelica became the best female tennis player in Mexican history and represented Mexico in the 1992 Barcelona and 1996 Atlanta Olympics. In 2014 she became the Fed Cup Team Captain for Mexico and Director of Women's Tennis for Mexico. She is presently (left) coaching top juniors both in Mexico and San Diego, CA.

Please contact the Tour Level Player Development Program to discuss your WTA Tour Track Mentorship needs and fees.