Luke Smith Director/Head Coach/Club Professional

Luke is a former ATP Player and Australian Davis Cup Team Member

Inducted into “Legend” Status – Tennis South Australia’s Hall of Fame

Inducted into UNLV (University of Nevada Las Vegas) Hall of Fame

  • Director/Head Coach Peter Smith Tennis Academy
  • Tennis Director/Head Coach Next Gen Memorial Drive Tennis
  • Writer/Director Virtual Tennis Coach
  • Level 2 Club Professional Tennis Australia Qualifications
  • In 2005 coached and set up Peter Smith Tennis Academy – Mumbai, INDIA
  • In 2010 coached and set up Peter Smith Tennis Academy- Shanghai, CHINA
  • ITF Tour, 2008- Travelling coach to Alex Canizzaro for ITF Junior Tournaments – Italy, Belgium, France, Australia
  • European Tour, 2008 – coaching tour with Peter Smith in Scotland, Wales and England
  • Japan Tour, 2008/09 – coaching tour with Peter Smith
  • Japan Tour, 2014 – coaching tour with Atsushi Ogai
  • Tennis Australia – Hot Shots Deliverer
  • Tennis Australia – Fit-bit Cardio Tennis Deliverer
  • Player/Manager of our ATL Team (Asia-Pacific Tennis League)
  • Over 16 years professional coaching with the Peter Smith Tennis Academy and Next Gen Memorial Drive Tennis

USA Collegiate Career:

2 x NCAA Champion

2 x Rolex All-Star

UNLV Hall of Fame Member

Professional Career:

Highest Singles Ranking 369

Highest Doubles Ranking 155

AUSTRALIAN Open 1997 – Main draw – Singles R1/ Doubles R16

US OPEN 1998 – Main Draw – Singles R1/ Doubles R1

AUSTRALIAN Open 2001 – Main Draw Doubles R16

– Qualifying Singles R2

 AUSTRALIAN Open 2000 – Main Draw Doubles R1

– Qualifying Singles R3

AUSTRALIAN DAVIS CUP TEAM Squad Member 1997

Luke was cruelly struck down twice during his Professional Career: missing 2 years with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome from 1998 – 2000 and then missing another 1 year with a fractured neck in 2001… Luke retired in 2003 and joined his Father and Atsushi at PSTA…

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