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"Dedicated to helping young athletes reach their goals in professional sports and in life"

Services

Offering world-class representation services, EDGE is an international tennis agency that goes the extra mile to help you reach your full potential.

What sets EDGE apart is that we believe in our athletes; we invest in you from day one and take care of you as partners every step of the way.

Aside from the basic services provided by traditional agencies, EDGE offers support with all aspects of your tennis career, as described below.

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Coaching

EDGE prides itself on working with world-class coaches (including Hall of Fame members) dedicated to helping our athletes succeed. You are welcome to work directly with our coaching team. Alternatively, we can help you find a coach or you may bring your own coach to work with us.

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First-Class Facilities

As an EDGE athlete, you enjoy access to our facilities worldwide. We want you to be able to train on whatever surface meets your needs. In each of our locations, we provide access to several types of playing surfaces including synthetic grass, red or green clay, hard courts as well as indoor facilities.

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Sparring Partners

We provide our EDGE athletes with access to high-level sparring partners in each of our locations around the world. If need be, our hitting partners are also available to travel with you to specific tournaments or to take part in block sessions or pre-season training with you.

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Travel Coaches

Since extensive travel is required to achieve success on tour, our athletes need to maintain their level of play all year round. EDGE has coaches experienced in traveling the world alongside Junior or Pro players and who can accompany you when you play abroad.

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STRENGTH & CONDITIONING / PHYSIO

Tennis being a highly physical sport, staying in peak form is of paramount importance. We provide EDGE athletes access to certified strength & conditioning coaches as well as proficient physios at major events or year-round at any one of our facilities worldwide.

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TENNIS EXPERTS & CONSULTANTS

Former and current ATP players partnering with us regularly work with EDGE athletes both at our facilities and during tournaments (including Grand Slams) to provide expertise tailored to your specific needs, whether you are playing on grass court, in doubles, etc.

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Rick Macci

EDGE athletes and their coaches enjoy privileged access to Rick. Questions concerning strokes, strategies or mental attitudes can be handled directly with him during practice sessions at our Florida location. When abroad, you can communicate with Rick via video, phone or text messaging.

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Funding

EDGE is committed to supporting you in reaching your goals. For that to happen, athletes need to benefit from adequate coaching and travel opportunities. We can help you to develop the necessary financial capacity to achieve your tennis career objectives.

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Housing Worldwide

EDGE provides access to housing worldwide, to the exclusive benefit of our athletes. If need be, you can enjoy accommodation in most of South Florida, the Bahamas, Costa Rica, Brazil, as well as in several Europe locations including Paris, Bordeaux and Geneva.

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Career Management

EDGE’s global network of local experts provides privileged access to relationships and experiences that will help you throughout your career and even beyond to successfully achieve your off-court business objectives as well as your on-court tennis goals.

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Endorsements

The founding partners and team members of EDGE have a proven track record over decades. We have negotiated multimillion-dollar deals with major companies for the athletes and talents we represent worldwide. We can help you with our expertise at any stage of your career.

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Contract Negotiations

EDGE’s experienced attorneys work with athletes, celebrities and corporations. Over time, we have developed innovative legal and business strategies to optimize our clients’ personal and professional interests. We can provide you with legal advice in a number of areas, including litigation.

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Branding - Marketing

In today’s sporting and legal environment, athletes are their own “brand”. The EDGE team has the necessary skills to create, protect and commercialize your brand, both during and after your career as an athlete. We can also assist you should you require offshore services.

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Financial Services

As an EDGE athlete, we want you to be financially secure well after your professional sports career comes to an end. Whether you need help with making investments or starting your own business undertaking, we can assist you and provide world-class in-house expertise through our founding partners.

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TIMITI

EDGE’s media partner is an interactive video-sharing platform free of invasive third-party advertising. Create your own channel and give your audience the opportunity to interact through a simple “Tap and Click” mechanism, focusing exclusively on you, your sponsors and partners.

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A Unique Partnership of Coaches, Agents, Consultants, Lawyers and Managers

We are Friends We are Family

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Rick Macci

Rick is a Hall of Fame USPTA master professional and seven-time national Coach of the Year, who has received the USA Legendary Coach Award. He has trained five #1 ranked players – Jennifer Capriati, Andy Roddick, Maria Sharapova, Venus and Serena Williams – as well as hundreds of world class professionals like Sofia Kenin.

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Frank C. Salzano, ESQ.

Frank is an agent and attorney for top US athletes and talents. He has negotiated large deals for clients with major companies and has been involved for almost 20 years in the Entertainment & Sports industry, managing a wide range of matters ranging from client representation to sourcing new business deals.

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Gabriella Ferraz

Thanks to her rich background, Gabi adds great value to our talent pool. She was an accomplished Junior player who later decided to focus on academics, earning Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. Prior to embarking on a career in finance, she competed in ITF tournaments to get an insider’s view of professional tennis.

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Daniel-Sacha Fradkoff

Daniel-Sacha has professional experience in the alternative industry spanning over 20 years, in Geneva, Paris, London and Nassau. He is currently a partner, managing director & board member in various entities worldwide. Owing to the wide range of skills he acquired over the years in the realm of high-performance sport, he was awarded the Official Swiss Sports Certification. 

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Clément Ducasse

Prior to creating Capital Union Bank in 2013, of which he is a board member, Clément Ducasse co-founded Union Capital Group SA in 2006, which has become a highly successful boutique financial advisor. This entity specializes in capital markets via derivatives & structured solutions dedicated to the private banking sector in Switzerland, Europe and Latin America.

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Coaching Team

EDGE’s players train with world-class coaches

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Hana Mandlikova

Hall of Fame Pro Player & Coach

A former Top 3 WTA singles & Top 6 doubles player, as well as the first ever #1 Junior player. During her career, Hana won five Grand Slam titles (four in singles and one in doubles). Inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1994, she is considered one of the greatest tennis players of all times. After her retirement from active playing in 1990, she went on to coach Jana Novotná to the 1998 Wimbledon singles title and a career-high ranking of #2 in Singles and #1 in Doubles. She also served as the Czech Republic's Olympic and Fed Cup coach until 1996.

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Jason Zafiros

High-Performance Director

Jason manages the day-to-day needs of our athletes, as well as their athletic training at the Rick Macci Tennis Center, located in Boca Raton, Florida. He has gained an in-depth knowledge of endorsement and sponsorship agreements and assists our clients in negotiating contract deals under the guidance of Frank Salzano. Jason works hand in hand with Rick Macci in order to make sure EDGE players receive the best training possible. He regularly attends major tennis events worldwide, such as Grand Slams or National Championships, alongside our athletes and their coaches.

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Ansley Cargill-Gusky

High-Performance Coach & Former top Pro Player

A former Top 100 WTA singles & doubles player as well as a Top 10 Junior ITF (ranked #1 in the US), Ansley won many titles during her professional career and competed in most major tournaments (including all Grand Slams) where she recorded wins against several Top 15 WTA players. After a successful College career at Duke, Ansley started coaching top-ranked USTA Junior, ITF, and professional players with whom she traveled for over a decade. She is a certified USTA High-Performance Coach and is also actively involved with the USTA National Campus as a Guest Coach for sectional and national camps.

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Julien Borduge

Strength & Conditioning Expert

Julien brings unique expertise as a former athlete and academic, having earned Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Sports Sciences majoring in Training, Evaluation & Performance Optimization. Over the years, Julien has also acquired considerable coaching experience and completed numerous certification programs. He has been traveling with Edge's coaches and players to major events (French Open, Wimbledon, US Open, Orange Bowl) and taken part in dedicated weekly training blocks in various EDGE locations. He stays at the top of the field by participating in numerous certification programs.

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Advisory Team

EDGE prides itself on its consultants’ in-depth understanding of the tennis universe, combined with proven expertise and comprehensive specialist knowledge

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Samuel Wilson, ESQ.

Legal & Business Affairs

Samuel has worked alongside Frank Salzano in the Sports & Entertainment field for over a decade. He serves as of-counsel to Salzano, Jackson & Lampert LLP and his legal practice focuses on representing Athletes & Entertainers as well as providing executive legal counsel for business owners, investors, and entrepreneurs alike. Samuel resides in Europe & the Americas and works out of both continents.

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Dr Lucica Ditiu

International Public Health Expert

Lucica is the Executive Director of the Stop TB UN hosted Partnership, aiming to end Tuberculosis globally by 2030. A physician specialized in International Public Health, Lucica has a 20-year UN career, including WHO, with working experience in more than 95 countries. Besides her expertise as medical doctor and leader in global health, she has specific skills in networking, partnership, communication and management.

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Jeff Auberson

Business Development Advisor

Based in Florida, Jeff is the Director and co-founder of TIMITI USA, Inc., an interactive video sharing platform. His professional experience includes working as a director in the education and languages field in Switzerland for 12 years. Jeff has been involved with high-level tennis for over 25 years. He competed in the Monte-Carlo Masters 1000 in 1996, and was an All-American Doubles Player in 1998.

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Simelise Jacquot

Physiotherapist & Nutritionist

Simelise is a Certified Physiotherapist specializing in Sports & Nutrition. She has served as physiotherapist at numerous tennis competitions in Switzerland and at French ITF events, as well as the Melbourne Tennis Open and Australian Open. She was also a staff physiotherapist at La Tour Hospital and Hirslanden Clinic in Geneva. Simelise has been involved for several years with Swiss Olympics.

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Laurent Rochette

Current ATP Top 500 Player

Laurent is still competing at high-level on ATP Tour and has had the good fortune of being trained by two of the world’s most illustrious coaches: Frenchman Tarik Benhabiles (historical coach of players like Roddick, Monfils, Gasquet and Karlovic) and Spaniard Francis Roig (coach of Nadal since 2004). From both of them, he learned about the bio-mechanical, technical and psychological aspects of tennis.

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Olivier Charroin

World-Class Doubles Expert

A former Top 100 ATP doubles player, Olivier won 22 titles on every surface and competed in most major tournaments (e.g. French Open & Wimbledon) where he recorded a number of wins against Top 50 players. As a world-class doubles expert and one of the few grass-court specialists, he is able to help any player improve her or his game at the net. Olivier assists the EDGE team at Wimbledon and during training blocks in our locations.

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Daniel Auberson

Former Mentor who paved our way

Before becoming a Pro player, Daniel was a former Junior Swiss Champion. Among his many achievements, he played 16 years in a row the Monte-Carlo Open and was a Swiss Davis Cup Player. For many years, he was also director of the ATP Geneva Barclay Open and the Senior Grade A Geneva Open. Daniel captained the International Club of Switzerland for 30 years and became World IC Champion in 2008 at Wimbledon.

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Athletes

EDGE is proud to represent and support an exclusive group of talented athletes hailing from all over the world.

Once signed up with EDGE, our players focus exclusively on the game while we dedicate tailored resources to assist them.

Athletes are at the heart of EDGE.

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Amina Anshba

WTA / ITF Career-High Rankings
#308 S - #178 D / #6 Jr

Amina was born in September 1999 in Moscow, Russia. She hit her first tennis balls when she was 4, and by the age of 9 knew that she wanted to play professionally. With a reputation for being a fierce competitor, Amina claimed the singles title at the European U18 Championships in 2016 and became a Top 10 ITF Junior player. She has won four singles and twelve doubles titles on the ITF Women’s Circuit, of which several in 2019.

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Mariam Bolkvadze

WTA Career-High Rankings
#152 S - #336 D

Mariam was born in January 1998 in Batumi, Georgia. She first played tennis at the age of 8, and by the time she turned 10 had decided to become a professional tennis player. Mariam has enjoyed plenty of success on the ITF Women’s Circuit, winning five singles and seven doubles titles to date. By the end of 2019, Mariam had reached the second round at the US Open Championships and broken into the Top 200 WTA rankings.

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Jana Kolodynska

WTA / ITF Career-High Rankings
#1271 S - #1017 D / #22 Jr

Jana was born in August 2003 in Minsk, Belarus. At the age of 6, she hit her first tennis ball. She immediately fell in love with the game and knew that she wanted to turn Pro ever since. Jana was third in the U14 Tennis Europe rankings. She won the U16 Junior doubles at the European Championships in 2018 and placed third in singles. In late 2019, she reached back-to-back singles finals at the Eddie Herr and Orange Bowl events.

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Elizabeth Mandlik

WTA / ITF Career-High Rankings
#501 S - #1053 D / #17 Jr

Elli was born in May 2001 in Boca Raton, Florida. She hit her first tennis balls at the age of 7, and knew at 11 that she wanted to become a Pro player. She is coached by her mother, Hana Mandlikova, a four-time Grand Slam winner. Elli, who was a Top 20 Junior player, enjoyed success on the ITF Circuit in 2019, winning two titles in singles before turning 18. Elli made her main draw WTA debut at the 2019 BGL Luxembourg Open.

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Seone Mendez

WTA / ITF Career-High Rankings
#270 S - #362 D / #25 Jr

Seone was born in May 1999 in Sydney, Australia and hit her first tennis balls at the age of 4. She decided when she was 10 years old that she wanted to play professionally and started working her way up the tennis ladder. At the age of 12, she became the #1 Junior girl in Australia and in 2015 placed 25 in the ITF Junior rankings. Seone finished 2019 as the ITF Women’s Circuit #1 and broke into the Top 300 players on the WTA tour.

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Carole Monnet

WTA / ITF Career-High Rankings
#536 S - #841 D / #30 Jr

Carole was born in December 2001 in Ukraine, and competes today as a French national. She began playing tennis casually at the age of 8, and started to focus solely on the game when she was barely 11. She has competed in the Junior Slams at Roland Garros, Wimbledon and Flushing Meadows. Carole was #1 in the Tennis Europe Junior rankings and won three back-to-back ITF tournaments at the end of 2019 in Tunisia.

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Alycia Parks

WTA Career-High Rankings
#360 S - #509 D

Alycia was born in December 2000 in Atlanta, Georgia. She decided to become a professional tennis player when she was 7 years old and by age 10 had moved to Florida to attend a USTA Player Development Camp. There, she developed into an impressive young athlete with a reputation for power – her serve was clocked at 119 mph when she was barely 13. Her career highlight was defeating Top 100 player Kirsten Flipkens in November 2019.

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Gabriella Price

WTA / ITF Career-High Rankings
#975 S - #727 D / #29 Jr

Gabby was born in June 2003 in Montebello, New York. She began playing at the age of 3 and won a scholarship to the John McEnroe Tennis Academy in New York when she was 6. She later started training with renowned tennis coach Rick Macci and relocated to Florida. According to him, Gabby is “wired for greatness”. A Top 30 ITF Junior, Gabby played for the US Fed Cup Team at the age of 14. In 2019, she won the U18 USTA Girls National Clay Court title.

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Sofia Sewing

WTA / ITF Career-High Rankings
#632 S - #598 D / #9 Jr

Sofia was born in July 1999 in Miami, Florida. She started taking an interest in tennis at the age of 5 and decided when she was 11 that she wanted to play professionally. Sofia reached the quarter-finals in singles and the semi-finals in doubles at the Wimbledon Girls’ Championship in 2017. She also won two singles and three doubles titles on the ITF Women’s Circuit. Sofia achieved a career-high ranking of #632 in February 2020.

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Maria “Masha” Timofeeva

WTA / ITF Career-High Rankings
#638 S - #933 D / #33 Jr

Masha was born in November 2003 in Moscow, Russia. She hit her first tennis balls at the age of 5 and realized when she was 9 that she wanted to pursue a career in tennis. Masha is currently among the Top 3 Junior tennis players in Russia and is a member of the U19 National Tennis Team. Since her title at the U14 World Championships “Les Petits As” in 2017, she has won many Tennis Europe and ITF events. Masha reached a career-high WTA ranking of #638 in February 2020.

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Dali Blanch

ATP / ITF Career-High Rankings
#1617 S / #24 Jr

Dali was born in March 2003 in Orlando, Florida. He hit his first tennis balls when he was 3 years old. By the age of 10, he decided that he wanted to play professional tennis. Dali is currently one of only five players in the Top 30 Junior rankings born in 2003 or after. He has already won 5 ITF Junior singles and doubles tournaments. In early 2020, Dali reached a career-high ITF Junior ranking of #24 and made his debut on the Pro Tour.

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Abigail Forbes

UCLA Women’s Tennis
Career-High ITF Jr Rankings #16

Abbey was born in March 2001 in Mineola, New York, and raised in North Carolina. She currently plays for the UCLA Women’s tennis team as freshman and reached a season-high #5 in the Oracle / ITA Singles Rankings in February 2020. In 2019, Abbey won the doubles titles at the Wimbledon Girls’ Championship and USTA Girls’ U18 National Championships, earning herself a wildcard into the main draw of the 2019 US Open.

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Locations

If you need professional advice on the management of your career, email one of our dedicated offices at the most appropriate location for you

Boca Raton

Florida

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Bahamas

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Paris

France

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Geneva

Switzerland

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New York

USA

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Costa Rica

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