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Breakdowns Before Breakthroughs

Andre Agassi survived. So did Novak and Serena. And it brought Andy Murray to tears on center court at Wimbledon It is considered one of tennis' greatest challenges. The phenomenon called breakdowns before breakthroughs. Story

 
HEADLINES
11/26 Breakdowns Before Breakthroughs
11/24 Tips from D-I Players and Parents
11/20 An Interview with 2013 NCAA Champion and Rising ATP Star Blaz Rola
11/18 Daniel Gealer Commits to the Bruins
11/17 Prince Hot 100 List - November '14
 
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. Weil Tennis Academy is proud to sponsor Recruiting 101 - with articles about recruiting, eligibility, and more.

   
 
 USTA/ITA CAMPUS SHOWDOWNS
Campus Showdowns are one-day, short-format tournaments open to juniors, college players, professionals, and adults. These events give junior players a chance to compete against college competition on a college campus.
 
 
DateType/LocationSchool/Contact
12/06 Women's Showdown
Oberlin, OH
Oberlin
C. Ananiadis
12/07 Men's Showdown
Oberlin, OH
Oberlin
C. Ananiadis
1/10 Coed Showdown
Hanover, NH
Dartmouth
Bob Dallis
1/17 Coed Showdown
Lakeland, FL
Florida Southern
Trish Riddell
2/14 Women's Showdown
Swarthmore, PA
Swarthmore
Jeremy Loomis
 
Click here for a complete Showdown Schedule
 
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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.
 
11/24 Preparing for Next Year
11/21 BNP Paribas Ball Kids
11/17 Rest Peacefully, Sean Karl
11/15 W with an Asterisk
11/13 Back to those Thanksgiving Tournaments . . .
11/10 USTA Addresses High School Tennis
11/08 The Future of Junior Tournament Tennis in America
11/06 Another Thanksgiving, Another Tournament
 
THE RANKINGS

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 TENNIS EXPRESS PRODUCT REVIEW
 
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THE LATEST FROM ZOOTENNIS
11/26 Giving Thanks for Sponsors and Readers
11/25 Division I Early Signing Announcements
11/24 USTA Holds Playoffs for 2015 Nike Junior International Teen Tennis and Les Petits As Teams
11/23 Mmoh, Galfi Take Abierto Juvenil Grade A Titles; Nguyen Beats Giron in Mexico Futures Final
11/22 Mmoh Beats World No. 1 Rublev to Advance to Grade A Final; Giron v Nguyen for Mexico Futures Title; Jenkins Wins Again in Australia; Indiana Dismisses Men's Tennis Coach
 
ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS
Gorin Tennis is excited to sponsor Roundtable Articles - featuring comments from top coaches and recent graduates on various recruiting topics.
 THE LATEST FROM TENNIS EXPRESS
11/25 Select Prince racquets are now $30! Shop now!
11/25 Have you checked out our Black November sale? Check out the Tennis Express Digital Catalog
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11/17 See our amazing Black November deals on shoes, apparel & racquets all in one place with the TE Digital Catalog
11/14 We're not the only ones celebrating Black November. Check out these deals from @babolat on racquets, shoes & more!
11/13 The Racquet Review of the Week is here! Find out what our playtesters thought about the @Volkltennis Super G 10 295G
 
 IMG ACADEMY BOLLETTIERI TENNIS
 
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JUNIOR TOURNAMENTS
Bishops Gate Tennis Academy is proud to present preview and wrap-up articles of top junior tennis tournaments from around the country.
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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
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Georgia Tech4ACC
Duke1ACC
Florida State2ACC
Top Women's Classes
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Virginia1ACC
Tulane4The American
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  NATIONAL SHOWCASES
Dunlop Sports is the proud sponsor of the National Showcase Series, a set of USTA-sanctioned tournaments 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
11/28 Western States Junior Open
Tucson, AZ
BG 18-12
12/06 WAM Open
Miami, FL
BG18-16
12/26 Costa Mesa Intercollegiate Classic
Costa Mesa, CA
BG18
2/14 Sportime Schnectady President's Cup
Schnectady, NY
BG16-14
3/27 ATA Spring Open and Showcase
Austin, TX
BG18-12
3/28 Georgia Alabama Open
Dothan, AL
BG18-16
3/28 Georgia Alabama Junior Open
Bainbridge, GA
BG14-12
 
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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.
 
11/27 Laura Bartig chooses NW Missouri State
11/26 Luisa Fernanda Echeverry Rodriguez chooses Akron
11/26 Christopher Patzanovsky chooses Memphis
11/26 Brianna Turley chooses Utah
11/26 Anthony Abbott chooses IN Wesleyan
11/26 Anna Schneemann chooses Southwestern
11/26 Vanina Iordanova chooses Rutgers
11/26 Andrew Mashhadi chooses Francis Marion
11/25 Michael Hasler chooses St. Francis - IL
11/25 Mary Madison Taylor chooses Birmingham Southern

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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.
 
 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.
 
Fall 2014
SIGNING WEEK COVERAGE
TennisRecruiting.net has been your home for the Fall Signing Period in October and November. Check out all the great features and profiles we brought you during our Countdown to Signing Day and Fall Signing Week '14 coverage.
10/10 Countdown to Signing Day
10/11 College Placement Tips
10/13 Whalen At Home with Hoosiers
10/14 Big Blue Nation Welcomes Hussey
10/15 College Prep Camps and Showcases
10/17 Blue Chip Girls
10/21 Trending Toward Early Verbal Commitments
10/22 Asami's Inside Track to Pacific
10/23 California Girl Gabby Andrews Chooses UCLA
10/24 Blue Chip Boys
10/27 How and When to Contact College Coaches
10/28 Andrew Gu to Santa Clara
10/29 Tips from Junior Coaches
10/30 Marie Norris Picks TCU
11/03 Blue Chip Trio Commits to Duke
11/04 Keeping an Open Mind
11/05 Q&A with Alexandria Livingston of Saint Peters
11/06 Auteri Seizes Opportunity at Lehigh
11/07 Golovin Geauxs to Tigers
11/10 Overview and Blue Chip Update
11/10 How Young is Too Young to Start Recruiting?
11/10 Grayson Broadus to Notre Dame
11/11 National Roundup
11/11 Yates Set to Join Tiger Squad at Mizzou
11/12 Francesca DiLorenzo Chooses Ohio State
11/12 Dan Stefan Declares for the Commodores
11/12 Lampl Heads West to Stanford
11/13 Robert Seby to Become a Bronco
11/13 How and When to Contact College Coaches II
11/13 Kimberly Yee is a Cardinal
11/14 Yang Balances Tennis and Academics at Yale
11/14 Cameron Klinger Signs with Vandy
11/15 Blended Learning and the Student Athlete
11/15 Presbyterian College Banks on Belsito
11/16 Balancing Time Between Court and Classroom