Alex Marcial

 
 


Alex has a fascinating history in tennis that includes being the youngest Philippine Davis Cup player in 1968 at the age of 18 (and continuing to play Davis Cup for 10 years), Double Gold Medalist in the SEA games, and former Philippine #1. Alex was known as a "topspinning player who introduced power tennis to the Philippines". In addition to his USPTA professional certification he decided to become MTM certified in 2016.

 

With an ATP career high ranking of #262 (1974) Alex earned singles wins over Jose Higueras (Spain), Uriel Oquendo (Colombia), Tsuyoshi Fukui (Japan), Greg Braun (Australia), John Bartlett (Australia), Vincent Lawrence (Great Britain) double wins over Milan Holecek (Czeckoslovakia), exhibition doubles win over Arthur Ashe and Bob Lutz partnering with Eddie Cruz, Illie Nastase and partner, partnering with John Newcombe, and battle of the sexes win over Martina Navratilova and Yvonne Goolagoong partnering with Macky Dominguez. He was the 1981 PSA Tennis Player of the Year

Alex coaches in Southern California and is a member of the Walnut Ranch Park-Walnut CA, Shadow Oak Park-West Covina CA, Chino Hills Tennis Club-Chino Hills CA, and Long Beach Banning Tennis Club-Wilmington CA. In the Fall of 2016 Alex will be hosting several MTM coaching certification clinics in the Philippines.

He has been married to Teresita Acevedo Marcial for 43 years, has 2 children and 4 grandchildren.

 

Arthur Ashe and Bob Lutz shake hands with Alex Marcial and Eddie Cruz in Manila

 

Coach Alex is honored at the Samal Tennis Club in his homeland the Philippines

 

 



 

Alex Marcial

MTM Honorary Member

Pro/Tester

West Covina, CA

 

 

[email protected]

 

626-362-0450

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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