Jeff Coetzee,
Senior Contributor

Born April 25, 1977, grew up in the copper mining town of Okiep in North Western Cape where he started his tennis career at the age of 9. Started playing on a make-shift gravel court in his home's backyard in Namaqualand using orange bags as the net. Former No. 1 junior player in South Africa and Top 30 in singles, Top 20 in doubles in world junior rankings. Jeff reached Australian Open SF in 2003 and 2008, and played Davis Cup for his country.

Jeff is now a doubles specialist, return game, quickness, and mental aspect. Currently coaching the No.1 ranked team in the world in doubles, Roberto Farah and Juan Sebastian Cabal.