Former Number 1 player, Emilio Sanchez will be at OPTC
May 31 – June 2 

High performance tennis training of The Spanish Method, a unique training system.  The event will include coaches workshop, players drills and other fun activities. Join us for this exciting event! 

Emilio Sánchez Vicario – founder of the Sanchez-Casal Academy, the top leading Tennis Academy in Europe and one of the most prestigious in the world, located in Barcelona, Spain and Naples, Florida, will host a tennis clinic in Oak Park and River Forest on Sunday, May 31, beginning at 8:45 a.m. at the Oak Park Tennis Center Courts.

Emilio Sánchez Vicario is offering both Junior and Adult players the opportunity to learn the Spanish methodology of training that has proved so successful in the last 15 years. Top world players, such as Andy Murray, Gregor Dimitrov, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Daniela Hantuchova, Martina Navratilova have all trained under the philosophy and coaching of the Sanchez-Casal Academy.

(Please read Event Info Update at bottom of page)

Sunday 7:30am – 5pm we will have coaches clinic at the club house.
Sunday 5pm – 7pm we will run on court drills for 10 and under juniors.
Monday 5pm – 7pm we will run on court drills for 16 and under juniors.
Tuesday 8am -1pm coaches clinic
Tuesday 1pm – 3pm drill for our season pass holders 3.5 and above only 20 spots available.

Emilio will be around to socialize with our members on Tuesday afternoon.

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Sánchez Vicario’s career highlights include: no. 7 singles ranking in the world; no. 1 doubles ranking in the world; 15 ATP singles championships; 50 ATP doubles championships; 2 French Open doubles championships and 1 mixed doubles; 1 US Open doubles championship and 1 mixed doubles; Wimbledon doubles finalist; Masters doubles finalist; Olympic Silver Medalist in doubles; and Davis Cup Champion as a coach in 2008.

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Our weekly Junior camps will be canceled during day on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday during this event.

During the event, courts will be available to club members during our regular hours other than the following:

Sunday 5pm-7pm  |  5 courts taken for event participants.
Monday 5pm – 7pm  |
  5 courts taken for event participants.
Tuesday 1pm-3pm  |  5 courts taken for event participants.

We prefer to limit traffic through the clubhouse to a minimum during the lecture portion of the event.
The lecture hours are listed below:

Sunday 7:30am-5pm 
Monday 7:30am-5pm

Tuesday 8am-1pm

Additional Note* – The Tuesday 1-3pm Womans drill is full capacity however, there are still a few spots open for both the Sunday youth & Monday juniors session.