Ryuji Hirooka


  • With IMG Academy Since: 2015
  • Hometown: Saitama, Japan
  • Languages Spoken: Japanese, English

About Me

For the last 15 years, Ryuji Hirooka has been actively involved in the game of tennis, playing competitively and now coaching at IMG Academy. Ryuji was top 10 junior in Japan before played for the Wildcats at the University of Kentucky where school was ranked as high as number 5 in the nation and won the SEC regular season in 2011.


  • Graduated University of Kentucky with Finance degree
  • SEC Academic Honor Roll recognition 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014"


  • Coached internationally in Japan, also in University of Kentucky camp