John-Laffnie
De Jager
Birthplace
Johannesburg, South Africa
Residence
South Africa
Speaks
English, Afrikaans
Coach Since
2004

John-Laffnie De Jager

STATUS

  • Coaching on the WTA Tour

CAREER COACHING HIGHLIGHTS

  • Coached Wesley Moodie who was a Wimbledon Doubles Champion and a Wimbledon Mixed Doubles Finalist
  • Coached the team of Jonathan Erlich and Andy Ram to 2 ATP World Tour doubles titles
  • Coached the team of Marcin Matkowski and Mariusz Fyrstenberg to 2 ATP World Tour doubles titles
  • Coached the team of Horia Tecau and Jean-Julian Rojer to 4 ATP World Tour doubles titles
  • Coached Daniella Hantuchova to 1 WTA Tour singles title. 
  • Has also coached Kevin Anderson, Todd Perry, Simon Aspelin and Ajla Tomljanovic

PERSONAL

Played on the tour for 15 years. Reached 2 Grand Slam doubles/mixed finals and 5 Grand Slam doubles/mixed semi finals. He won 7 ATP Tour doubles titles and reached 12 doubles finals. Captained the South African Davis Cup team since 2005, the Fed Cup team from 2011 to 2013, and coached the Olympic team in 2008. Coached the Springfield Lasers in World Team Tennis since 2006 and the Dubai Royals in the IPTL since 2014. Founder of the Matchpoint Foundation www.matchpointfoundation.com. He is married and enjoys playing golf and watching rugby.

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