“There are no shortcuts to success
Helga Pinones-Haltenhoff started playing tennis at nine years old and competed in ITFs around SouthAmerica. Helga became number two in Chile and started playing internationally. At the age of 12 years old she started training in one of the best academies in Europe, BTT (Barcelona Total Tennis). This academy is situated in Barcelona, Spain and has the best coaches such as Jordi Vilaro, Frances Roig, Alvar Marquez, and Pipo Maresma who train top 10 WTA and ATP players. She competed for WTA for several years and later on became a coach for BTT. After learning and growing with one of the best academies she decided to move to EE.UU to play for college.