U.S. Tennis Association Develops New Players

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Americans dominated the sport of tennis for years, but now there are just a handful of top-ranked American players.

It could be this way for the next several years, too. To end the drought, the United States Tennis Association is beefing up its player development program and moving its academy to a new location where players will live and train together in a more intense environment.



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