The retired former World No.1 has been instrumental in Alcaraz's rise on the ATP circuit, having assisted the 20-year old in winning two Grand Slam titles and attaining the World No.1 ranking.
Ferrero to join a list of renown coaches in the Hall of Fame
The 43-year old will be inducted into the PTCA's International Hall of Fame along with fellow Spanish tennis coach Luis Medeiro. They will also be felicitated with the Bob Brett Mentoring Award as well as the ESTESS Master Professional Award. The felicitation ceremony is scheduled to take place on December 9, 2023 in Seedeld, Austria.
Joining Ferrero in the PTCA Hall of Fame are Peter Lundgren, who previously coached Roger Federer, and Sven Groeneveld, who has previously coached the likes of Maria Sharapova, Monica Seles, Arantxa Sanchez Vicario and Caroline Wozniacki. Ferrero is a 16-time ATP titlist, with his lone Grand Slam victory coming at the 2003 French Open. The Spaniard also won four ATP Masters 1000 titles and helped Spain capture three Davis Cup trophies.