Meet the Team


Alex Marinov


Alex Marinov

Product management and business development

Alex drives the company's vision and product priorities. He helps define the Tennis Round experience and listens closely to customer feedback. His approach to business development is founded on meaningful partnerships with likeminded companies and individuals with a passion for tennis, sports and active lifestyle.

Alex has worked in management and technology consulting at companies like Bearing Point and Hitachi Consulting. He has also worked in project management roles at large organizations including Microsoft, T-Mobile and AT&T Wireless.

He likes to cook and spend time with friends. Notably, he doesn't start cooking until his guests arrive, as socializing is a staple ingredient in his cookbook.

Alex has travelled to over 35 countries in Europe, Asia and the Americas. He's a PADI certified scuba diver with over 40 dives in Thailand, Honduras and Costa Rica. He's a big fan of companies bringing positive lifestyle change and a little bit of fun in our lives, like Airbnb, Zipcar, Uber, Hotwire, Pandora, Boxee and Netflix.


Martin Marinov


Martin Marinov

Marketing Manager

Martin drives the online and offline marketing strategy and consumer acquisition for the company. He helps the company grow by attracting tennis players to the website. He also listens to tennis players’ feedback and helps develop better product features for the company.

Martin has worked in online marketing for the past 7 years in various industries. His forte is search engine optimization, search engine marketing and display marketing.

He likes to swim, play tennis and spend time with his girlfriend and friends. He also likes to travel and on list of countries he’d like to visit are India, Japan, Brazil and Argentina.

Martin studied in Granada, Spain for 1 year when he was in college. He speaks English, Spanish and Bulgarian fluently. Martin loves to build personal computers and upgrade them often.


Nikolay Tchaouchev


Nikolay Tchaouchev

Design/UX

Nikolay is in charge of design and user experience. It's a tough task to solve for both business goals and user needs, but it's not imposssible. Most of the times he digs deep into the code to make sure the site will work and look right.

Nikolay has worked in numerous companies and agencies prior to Tennis Round. His most recent job was to lead the design team at Trulia (which went public in Sep 2012) and make sure the company's website and 10+ mobile apps offer the best user experience.

Nikolay likes art and design, science, movies and playing games (yes he does!). He still playes tennis and adores hiking with his wife and 2 dogs. Snorkeling and sport cars are his other weaknesses.

Nikolay has a BS in Computer Science and Graphic Design. He assisted professors at the university with design classes and was in charge of the multimedia lab. He speaks English, Bulgarian, some German and Russian.


Andriy Savchenko


Andriy Savchenko

Engineering

Andriy is responsible for all software development of the web site. He takes care about PHP backend, Javascript frontend, MySQL database and all hardware infrastructure.

Andriy has been working in web development for last 15 years and has worked for different web agencies, e-commerce companies and social networks. His experience includes working with wide range of web sites starting from products for small companies and ending by SAAS solutions with 25M unique visitors per month.

Andriy has a MS in Computer Science. After graduation he spent 5 years in the military including peace keeping mission in Sierra Leone.