Tennis-Depot Launches Online Pro Shop and Academy

July 1, 2011

Santa Barbara, CA — Tennis-Depot announces the launch of their online tennis pro shop It is a natural extension to the highly-respected Oceanside Tennis Academy located in Santa Barbara, California. The official virtual grand opening event is scheduled for July 7th.

What differentiates from their competitors is their strong specialization in high-performance tennis gear and the blend of online professional store and a virtual tennis academy. In addition, Tennis-Depot is an Authorized Exclusive Dealer for HEAD tennis racquets, bags and shoes and Penn tennis balls.

Dimitar Yazadzhiev, co-founder of Tennis-Depot and owner and tennis director of Oceanside Tennis Academy said, “I am very excited about the prospect of extending our tennis academy services to include the online offering of specialized tennis programs, like camps, college placement and video analysis, combined with top-quality tennis equipment for intermediate and advanced tennis players. We are a very motivated and expert team of professionals that love the game of tennis…so that is a great next step for us.”

Dimitar is USPTR Professional, USRSA Master Racquet Technician, and USTA Competition Training Center (CTC) Head Coach for Ventura/Santa Barbara. He has been coaching at the top professional level and working with some of the top-ranked national and international junior players for almost 20 years now. He graduated from the prestigious Bulgarian National Sports Academy with a master’s degree in Physical Education and Sports Management with specialization in Tennis. Before founding of Oceanside Tennis Academy in 2009, he was the Head Coach of Weil Tennis Academy in Ojai, CA for 10 years, coach at the Maleeva Tennis Academy, and tournament director for the Bulgarian Tennis Federation.

For all customers that subscribe to knowledge center newsletter, Tennis-Depot will offer a series of virtual tennis lessons that combine the theory, best practices and decades of playing and coaching experience. The first sequence of 12 virtual tennis lessons is called “Enhancing the Basics,” and it will provide valuable information for every competitive player to be able to identify and improve some of the very fundamental technical and tactical elements of their technique and their game.’s launch also coincides with the official worldwide launch and availability for pre-sale of HEAD YouTek™ IG Instinct line of tennis racquets-the newest and most advanced tennis racquets on the tour. YouTek™ IG Instinct features HEAD’s new aerodynamic frame geometry and combines superior technologies like: d3o™ smart material technology for added playability; the unique Innegra™ technology-worlds lightest high performance fiber integrated into the graphite matrix and resulting in lower vibration and greater comfort; and HEAD Grommets with Teflon® Friction Reducing Polymer. HEAD YouTek™ IG Instinct MP 16/19 Tennis Racquet is Maria Sharapova and Tomas Berdych new weapon of choice. Now, it is available for pre-sale at

The store also carries the newest HEAD Speed Pro and Prestige Pro II Tennis Shoes, Djokovic & Murray signature series tennis bags, as well as the HEAD Wimbledon 2011 Limited Edition Monstercombi Tennis Bag. Of great benefit for the customers there will be the comprehensive information on “How to Select a Tennis Racquet”, “How to Select Tennis Shoes”, “How to Select Racquet Strings” and “How to Select a Tennis Bag”.

For more information or to contact us you can go to or call at 805-746-3644.

Tennis-Depot ( is California-based general partnership that specializes in online tennis services and sale of high-performance tennis equipment.

Oceanside Tennis Academy ( is a high-performance tennis school, located within Fess Parker’s DoubleTree Resort in Santa Barbara, California that offers tennis camps, clinics, private lessons and training for intermediate to advanced local, state, national and international tennis players.