JTCC Triple Threat at the French Open

JTCC alumni Denis Kudla and Frances Tiafoe are both hoping to score upsets by defeating seeded players in the first round at the French Open. It will be the second meeting against their opponents for both Kudla and Tiafoe. In a match highlighted on the ATP website as one of the five most compelling first ...

Record Breaking Class of 2018

"Learning never stops"-- a message equally applicable on the court and in the classroom-was delivered to JTCC's largest class of 23 graduates by commencement speaker George Solomon, former Washington Post sports editor. At the ceremony held outdoors at JTCC on May 23, Solomon also urged the student-athletes to remain intellectually curious. "This class has shown rigorous academic ...

Tennis Parents

  JTCC Coach Dimitry Bigun gives some advice based upon first-hand experience about how to handle being a tennis parent: The title alone will grab your attention.  I know it! It is one of the most difficult and controversial subjects in junior tennis.  Now, like never before, an enormous amount of research is done on ...

Stress and Energy Management Part 2

A great deal of stress can be put on a student-athlete, as they must balance many aspects of their lives to succeed both academically and athletically. While it is important to map out your goals, it is just as important to manage the time and energy a student-athlete is putting into everyday tasks. If you ...

Tiafoe Races into 1st ATP Final on Clay

  Plays Local Sousa for Estoril Title Sunday at 10:30 am ET   It's been quite a ride this week at the Estoril Open in Portugal for Frances Tiafoe, who saved three match points in his opening match against Tennys Sandgren before pulling out three straight set wins against world #28 Gilles Muller, Simone Bolelli, ...

Tiafoe Excels on All Surfaces

Blasts Through to Estoril Semifinal To Face Carreno Busta Frances Tiafoe secured a straight set 7-5, 6-2 victory eliminating Italian veteran Simone Bolelli in the quarterfinals at the Estoril Open ATP World Tour 250 event in Estoril, PRT on Friday. The JTCC alumnus served superbly throughout the match registering eight aces, winning 81% of the ...

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