French Tennis Federation

Caroline Garcia, July 2014

Born 16th of October 1993 in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, is a french professional tennis player. 

She is considered as one of the rising stars of female tennis. Andy Murray and Martina Navrátilová look at her as the future number 1.

She won her first WTA title en april 2014 in Bogota against
Jelena Janković.


In 2009, for the first time of its story, Tignes welcomed Tennis French Federation for an altitude physical training to prepare the upcoming season.

Indeed, 13 of the best French tennis men enjoyed the benefits of altitude and the resort infrastructures particularly designed for athletes: the “Lagon” (aquatic centre) & Tignespace (sports hall).

This stay, organized by the National Technical Direction of the French Tennis Federation, based on muscle conditioning and aerobic training. And as any athletes in training in Tignes, the players had one of most complete programmes: the morning were dedicated to muscle conditioning and physical activities, the afternoons to mountain activities ( hiking, cross-country skiing, alpine skiing, etc.) and the early evenings to recovery & swimming-pool.

The players who were there:

- Josselin OUANNA (132 at l’ATP)
- Laurent RECOUDERC (140)
- Guillaume RUFIN (175)
- Alexandre SIDORENKO (188)
- Jonathan DASNIERES DE VEIGY (207)
- Mathieu RODRIGUES (393)
- Jonathan EYSSERIC (498)
- Axel MICHON (630)                             
- Julien OBRY (1097)
- Tak-Khunn WANG (1505)
- Albano OLIVETTI (1772)
- Antoine ESCOFFIER (-)
- Constantin BELOT (-)

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