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The sport of tennis has been played since the 19th century. As simple as the game may seem, with a simple court layout and fundamental rules, it is in fact one the most complex sports. It is one of the few sports that thoroughly blends mental and physical aspects and can be played at a high level for a lifetime. Tennis is the best sport to pick up during youth and it comes with many benefits throughout life as well as epic experiences. Story

 
HEADLINES
7/05 Why Tennis is the Overall Best Sport
7/03 June Aces Shine in Paris and on Pro Circuit
7/01 Roundtable: How To Spend Your Summer (Part 1)
6/29 Q&A With Former Vanderbilt All-American Chris Groer
6/28 Mid-Atlantic College Showcase in Boyds, Maryland
 
THE HOT 100
The Hot 100 features 100 boys and 100 girls who have been playing outstanding tennis. These players have substantially improved their rankings over the past month.

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RECRUITING 101
College tennis is a goal for many players and parents, and they should learn about the recruiting process. Check out Recruiting 101 articles to learn about recruiting, eligibility, and more.

 
 
  CHAMPIONSHIP WEEK
Van Der Meer Academy presents exclusive coverage of Gold Ball events at Tennis Recruiting - the most prestigious events in American junior tennis.
 
Last Event:
March 7-12, 2015
USTA National Spring Team Championships
 
Up Next:
July 11-18, 2015:
USTA National Clay Court Championships
Date   Host City Events
7/11 Delray Beach, FL B18-16
7/11 Memphis, TN G18
7/11 Virginia Beach, VA G16
7/12 Fort Lauderdale, FL B14
7/12 Plantation, FL G14
7/12 Winston Salem, NC B12
7/12 Palm Beach Gardens, FL G12
 
 WTA GEAR - SHOES
  Andrea Petkovic
 
adidas Women's Stella McCartney Barricade 2015 Tennis Shoes
Was: $125.00  Now: $99.95
Feedback, Video
 
  Sara Errani
 
NIKE Women's Lunar Ballistec 1.5 Tennis Shoes
Was: $165.00  Now: $135.00
Feedback
 
  Garbine Muguruza Blanco
 
adidas Women's Stella McCartney Barricade 2015 Tennis Shoes
Was: $125.00  Now: $99.95
Feedback, Video
 
  Tsvetana Pironkova
 
NIKE Women's Zoom Vapor 9.5 Tennis Shoes
Was: $135.00  Now: $108.00
Feedback
 
 
ITA SUMMER CIRCUIT
The ITA Summer Circuit provides college, junior, and alumni tennis players the opportunity to compete in organized events virtually year round. These open events give junior players a chance to play against college competition.
 
Date  HostLocation
7/10 La Verne La Verne, CA
7/11 Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA
7/11 U Pacific Stockton, CA
7/11 Western Michigan Kalamazoo, MI
7/11 Wichita State Wichita, KS
7/11 Middle Tennessee Murfreesboro, TN
7/11 UT Dallas Richardson, TX
7/11 Colorado Boulder, CO
7/11 Wellesley Wellesley, MA
 
Click Here for a complete schedule and registration.
 
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 USTA TENNIS ON CAMPUS
The USTA's Tennis On Campus program is designed to provide college students with opportunities for team camaraderie, social networking, and rivaled competition through tennis without the rigors of a varsity program.
 
THE RANKINGS

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 TENNIS EXPRESS GEAR GUIDE
 
Adidas Jack Sock Gear
 
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THE LATEST FROM ZOOTENNIS
7/04 Eight American Juniors Celebrate Independence Day with Wimbledon Victories
7/03 June Aces; Mmoh Wins Roehampton; Wimbledon Junior Championships Begin Saturday
7/02 Mmoh Reaches Grade1 Final in Roehampton; Boys Team USA Summer Playoffs Begin Sunday
7/01 Joffe Leaves Texas A&M for Texas; Neel, Mmoh and Opelka into Semifinals at Roehampton; Wimbledon Junior Qualifying Draws
6/30 Querrey, McHale Sole US Winners Tuesday at Wimbledon; Mmoh, Opelka and Neel Reach Roehampton Quarterfinals; William and Mary's Daub Retires
 
ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS
Inspiration Academy is excited to sponsor Roundtable Articles - featuring comments from top coaches and recent graduates on various recruiting topics.
WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
Haviland Tennis Academy is the proud sponsor of Where Are They Now? - a series that catches up with former junior and college tennis players.
 THE LATEST FROM TENNIS EXPRESS
5/26 Hey rising stars, what do you think about the ubiquitous kid worn my so many at #RG15? More
5/20 Nike Women's Summer Gear Guide | Tennis Express
5/20 Jo Wilfried Tsonga Roland Garros Gear Guide | Tennis Express
5/15 New blog post: Sock it to me! Read more
5/14 Watch our latest product review of the Sony Smart Tennis Sensor!
5/01 Mothers Day is fast approaching! Take care of the tennis mom in your life with our gret gift guide #TennisExpress
 
 GAMMA TENNIS
 
GAMMA Glide - Lubricity
 
See what a little #lubricity can do for your game!
 
ACES SERIES
Each month, Colette Lewis notes top performances in junior and college tennis with her Aces column - brought to you by Southern California Tennis Academy.
 
THE PREMIER SITE
 
Get an overview of why TennisRecruiting.net is the premier site for junior tennis.
 
JUNIOR TOURNAMENTS
The Tennis Recruiting Network is proud to host preview and wrap-up articles of top junior tennis tournaments from around the country.
ITA NEWS
COUNTDOWN TO SIGNING DAY
TennisRecruiting.net and GAMMA bring you exclusive coverage of the Countdown to Signing Day and Signing Week each Spring and Fall. Check out all the great features we brought you this past season - as we march forward to next season...
 
Mar '15 Countdown to Signing Day
Apr '15 Spring Signing Week Coverage
 
FEATURED PHOTOS
 
Photo galleries are proudly presented by Southern California's own Advantage Tennis Academy.
 
COLLEGE TEAMS
Solfire is the proud sponsor of Recruiting Class Rankings for college tennis teams. Check out the top classes from across the country - and see how your team stacks up.
Top Men's Classes
SchoolCommitsConference
Vanderbilt4SEC
UC Santa Barbara4Big West
Michigan State3Big Ten
Top Women's Classes
SchoolCommitsConference
Ohio State2Big Ten
Indiana4Big Ten
Tulane2The American
 
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  NATIONAL SHOWCASES
National Showcase Tournaments are USTA-sanctioned events open to players from all sections. Compete against players outside of your district or section - and earn credit towards your Tennis Recruiting ranking.
 
Date  TournamentEvents
7/10 Mendham Summer Championships
Mendham, NJ
BG 16-18
7/11 Georgia Junior Open
Rome, GA
BG12-18
7/13 21st Costa Mesa Summer Classic
Costa Mes, CA
BG12-18
7/18 DTS College Recruiting Tournament
Milton, MA
BG18
7/24 L1 Sportime Schenectady Summertime Championships
Schenectady, NY
BG12-18
7/31 Hudlow Jr. Open Championships
Norcross, GA
BG12-18
8/08 TennisRecruiting.net Team Championships
Roswell, GA
BG16-18
 
Click here for the complete Series Schedule
 
COLLEGE FEATURES
Asics is proud to present exclusive college content covering men's and women's college tennis programs from around the country.
 
RECENT COMMITMENTS
Smith Sterns Tennis Academy is proud to present the College Commitment Lists. Check out the latest commitments here - and the full listings below.
 
7/04 Michelle Linden chooses Wisconsin
7/04 Opala Dhingra chooses Yale
7/03 Ana Lorena Garcia Navas chooses Kansas State
7/02 Alexander Poynter chooses Liberty
7/01 Sabrina Barisano chooses UNC Wilmington
7/01 Colin Sacco chooses Bucknell
6/30 Lea Striegel chooses McPherson
6/30 Gabriel Borunda chooses Concordia (TX)
6/30 Wilson Lambeth chooses Trinity (TX)
6/29 Christian San Andres chooses Illinois-Chicago

Full Listings: Boys' Commits & Girls' Commits

 
Smith Stearns Tennis Academy - training young players with a true passion for tennis since 2002.
 
INSIDE COLLEGE TENNIS
In each episode of Inside College Tennis, Tony Minnis takes you on an "official visit" to one of your favorite schools - telling the compelling stories of collegiate tennis success, adversity and opportunity.
 
TALK TENNIS
THE LATEST FROM PARENTING ACES
Since 2011, Lisa Stone has been writing about all things junior tennis from a parent's perspective at Parenting Aces. Tune in to her radio call-in show each Tuesday at 11am ET.
 
7/03 10 & Under Pathway for Florida Players
6/29 Taking a Note from Youth Soccer
6/27 One Bite At A Time
6/26 The Elephant in the Room
6/19 My Letter to USTA
6/18 Maximizing Your Tournament Budget
6/16 USTA & College Tennis
6/13 The End of the Road . . . Sort Of