Richard Ruckelshausen

Individual Sports

Hamburg – Germany

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After finishing my own tennis career on the professional tour (ATP 453), it was my wish to stay in the tennis sport that I love since I was a little boy. Since 2012, I have been working as a tennis coach and could coach several professionals, including the German top player Annika Beck (WTA 45) at the US Open 2014.

After my cooperation with Ulf Fischer and Gerald Mild at the European Tennis Base, I wanted to take on a new challenge as a coach and moved to Hamburg in 2016, where I manage youth work as headcoach of the SV Blankenese.

My passion to inspire youngsters and to play tennis brought me and my brother Philip to the decision to found a joint company, the RISE GmbH (Ruckelshausen International Sports Education), for tennis events, tennis pro junior camps as well as tennis tournament trips.

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Travelled to 5 continents and 44 countries and lived in South Africa for 3 years.

Hitting partner of Roger Federer and Novac Djocovik.

Occupational student – Subject: Academic mental coach.

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