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Akram El Sallaly - ATP / Davis Cup Tennis Player - Egypt

Cairo
Egypt

Hello! I\’m Akram El Sallaly, proudly representing the Egyptian Davis Cup Team with a heart full of passion and a spirit fueled by hard work and dedication to the sport.

With the unique blend of Egyptian and French nationalities, I bring a diverse and rich perspective to the game, cultivated through my experiences playing Division 1 college tennis in sunny California. There, I had the honor of competing in the number 1 position for both singles and doubles, showcasing my commitment to excellence and my relentless pursuit of victory.

Education & Rankings
  • ATP career high singles ranking of 1191 and currently 1334
  • ATP career high doubles ranking of 569 and currently 696
  • ITF juniors career high of 190

Playing experience
  • Nominated 6 times for the Egyptian Davis Cup team
  • Defeated Ariel Behar (39) and Martin Cuevas (153) in Davis Cup tie against Uruguay in September 2023
  • Beat Skander Mansouri (238) at the Arab Championships to reach the quarter finals in singles
  • 2nd place in the 100k Fairfield challenger in doubles
  • Won two ITF 15k doubles
  • Played division 1 college tennis in the US and played in the number 1 position in singles and doubles

About you
  • I want to be able to win titles on the challenger tour and play the four grandslams

I am a social person as I like to spend time with friends and family. I enjoy cooking and having some tasty food. I also love to travel around the world and experience new cultures.

  • Date of birth: 13/11/1997
  • Hand Used: Right hand
  • Height: 177cm
  • Racket: yonex ezone 98
  • Clothing: no
  • Shoes: babolat
  • Any Sponsors: no
  • Favourite Player: Rafael Nadal
  • Career Aspirations: playing the 4 Grand Slams
  • Favourite Tournament: Roland Garros
  • Best Surface: Clay and Hard
  • Best Win: Singles: Skander Mansouri ATP 238
  • Doubles: Ariel Behar 39
  • Goals for the coming year: Becoming top 500 in singles and top 200 in doubles¬†

Current and Previous Coach, Club & Academies
  • University of the Pacific for undergraduate studies
  • Elon University for graduate studies
  • Worked with Gilbert Schaller
  • Currently training with the Egyptian Tennis Federation

Testimonial

Akram is a hardworking person. He is coachable and has a high ambition to reach his full potential. He is also a team player as he played college tennis and he put his team before anything.

Mohamed Safwat

Testimonial

Akram is a good addition on any team. He works hard with a smile on his face and always pushes his teammates to do better.

Karim Maamoun