Best of the Best

An Interview with Nick Bollettieri

Andre Agassi. Boris Becker. Jim Courier. Monica Seles. Serena Williams. The list goes on: if you’ve heard of a tennis player, chances are Nick Bollettieri trained them. He is indisputably among the world’s greatest coaches, with 10 number-one singles players and a total of 150 Grand Slam titles amassed by his students. His principles are simple and profound, and applicable far beyond the world of tennis, to every human undertaking.

Octavian Report: What is the secret, in your view, to your success?

Nick Bollettieri: The secret to me being successful is saying thank you to critics and doing what my grandmother and father said: let the results speak for themselves, and never …

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