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Ricardo Icaza

Ricardo Icaza

With IMG Since:


Languages Spoken:
English Spanish

About Ricardo Icaza

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Ricardo Icaza has been coaching tennis at IMG Academy since 2009. Prior to joining Red Ayme’s team, Icaza played on the professional tennis team.


  • High School in Ecuador
  • One semester at University of Houston/ Tennis
  • Escuela Argentina De Tenis, Levels I, II ITF; speaker in Navy workshops in Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay.


  • Won the 1976 US Open Junior Tournament
  • Won the 1977 Men’s 21-and-under World Championship of Tennis Tournament
  • Won numerous South American junior titles
  • 1977 All-American at the University of Houston
  • Represented Ecuador in the Davis Cup matches from 1973-1986
  • Served as Davis Cup Captain
  • Played professionally on the ATP World Tour from 1977-1986
  • Achieved a top world ranking of 45 in singles and 32 in doubles
  • Won 3 professional doubles tournaments