Tore Meinecke

Born 21.7.67, married, 3 children

Nationality:  German, Swiss

Languages:   German, English, French (spoken & written)

1982:  semi finalist European Championships, singles.  Winner of doubles with Boris Becker

1982:  semi finalist Orange Bowl (World Championship) singles  Winner of doubles with Boris Becker

1983:  Winner doubles European Championships Geneva

1983:  German Champion

1983:  Became Tennis Professional – the youngest in Germany

1984:  380th singles ATP

1985:  280th singles ATP, 400th Doubles

1986:  190th singles ATP, 150th Doubles – Winner of satellite Argentina doubles

1987:  120th singles ATP, 100th doubles – Winner of satellite Germany singles and doubles

1988:  46th singles ATP with victories in Cairo, winner in Athens, semi finalist Agadir, quarter finalist Monte Carlo, semi final Kitzbuhl, 30th in doubles victory Rotterdam

1989:  At the end of June,  victim of a car accident in Clermont Ferrant during a tournament.  36 days in a coma having sustained a head injury with the possibility of paralysis and lifelong disability.  Began rehabilitation at home with his brother (and trainer) and his family.

1990:  Organisation of  exhibition for victims of ‘head trauma’ in Hambourg with amongst others Boris Becker

1991:  December:  Departure for France to St Sauveur de Landemont to manage a  Hotel-Restaurant, the castle of Colaissiére 

1992:  Marriage to Céline Cohen

1997:  Coach for Swiss Tennis (until 2001).  Trainer at the ‘Open Club’ Bellevue, for Stéphane Bohli, Versoix, who won the Junior World Championships (Orange Bowl)

1998:   Successfully achieved the Coaching Diploma C and B in Germany (best grade in practice).  Coach of young players for National and International delegations.

1999:  First edition of ‘Aidons à aider’ (Let’s help to help) – an exhibition in favour of victims in the Balkans with participation of amongst others, Rosset.  Graduation ‘Youth & Sport’ 1, 2 and 3 in Switzerland.  Coach of Orline Stanoytchev (Bulgaria) who became 96th in the world (ATP).  Coach and organiser of National and International delegations for young players.

2000:  Second ‘Let’s Help to Help’  with amongst others, Forget and Jonas Svensson.   Obtained training Diploma B Swiss (best in practice).  Coach of Women’s League A Team Drizia- Miremont (Ge)  Swiss Champion.  Coach for National & International young players.  Organiser of Junior Multisport Tournament, Hambourg.

2001:  Obtained Coach Diploma A in Macolin

2003:  Head of Tennis School Geneva Country Club with Jonas Svensson.   Resignation from Country Club.

2004:  Obtained the Diploma of ‘Director of the Swiss Tennis Tournament’ in Bern

2005:  Director of the company JoTo Tennis and the tennis school of the same name.  Founder of the Tennis Club Chavannes de Bogis.