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JTCC 2017 High Performance Summer Training

2017 High Performance Summer Training Click on the collage below for more information:

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Quick Shots 2/22/17

PlaySight PlayFair Challenge debuts in College Tennis College tennis history in the making. Here's the first ever PlayFair Challenge from @VT_MTennis: a successful challenge on a forehand. pic.twitter.com/kZnAF1Nq9x — playsight (@PlaySight) February 21, 2017 For the second year in a row, the Brazil Tennis Open will have rescue dogs in place of ball kids - ...

photo by Matt Roth
Friday, May 11, 2012
Assignment ID: 30125820A

Francis Tiafoe, right, pushes against visiting strength and conditioning coach Pat Etcheberry, left, during a volley exercise Friday, May 11, 2012, at the Tennis Center at College Park. 
Francis Tiafoe is the top-ranked 14-year-old tennis player in the country. 

His father immigrated from Sierra Leone in 1996. Francis's father, Constant lived where he worked at the Tennis Center at College Park, where Francis and his twin brother Franklin would occasionally sleep. Misha Kouznetsov, a tennis pro at the Center saw potential in Francis and has been training the twins since they were eight. Constant and his family have since moved into an apartment five minutes away, and the boys train and go to school full-time at the Center.
Theo Karanikos - Tennis Australia

Tiafoe Triumphs At The Australian Open

18-year-old American wins first Grand Slam main draw match Faces fellow teenager Alexander Zverev in 2nd Round A determined Frances Tiafoe recorded his first career Grand Slam main draw win with an opening round 6-1, 6-7 (3), 6-3, 6-2 victory over Kazakhstan’s Mikail Kukushkin at the Australian Open in Melbourne on Tuesday. The JTCC alumnus ...

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To Teach is to Coach – A Feature on JTCC’s Vesa Ponkka

Produced and edited by Robert Alexander