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Clay Court Championship Week

Last week, the USTA Clay Court Championships took place throughout the Southeast - primarily in Florida, but also in Tennessee and Virginia. This week at the website is all about the Clay Courts. TennisRecruiting.net and Van Der Meer Academy have roundups of all eight age divisions - from the Boys' 12s to the Girls' 18s. Meet the latest gold ball winners ... in Clay Court Championship Week. Story

 
HEADLINES
7/24 Clay Court Championship Week
7/21 Rare Air: American Liu, Spain's Davidovich Fokina Claim Wimbledon Singles Titles
7/20 USTA Intersectionals 14s Gallery
7/19 Fall Star Ratings Period Starts Next Week
7/18 Roundtable: Academic Majors and College Tennis
 
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.

 
 
RECRUITING 101
College tennis is a goal for many players and parents, and they should learn about the recruiting process. Wilson Tennis is proud to sponsor Recruiting 101 - with articles about recruiting, eligibility, and more.

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THE LATEST FROM ZOOTENNIS
7/24 Hewitt, Baird Earn ITF Grade 4 Titles in Dominican Republic; Pera Claims $80K in Czech Republic; Rublev Wins ATP Title; Lleyton Hewitt Opens Academy in Bahamas
7/23 USTA Clay Court Champions; Kenin Wins Stockton $60K; Isner Claims ATP Hall of Fame Title in Newport; Shapovalov Captures Second Challenger Title
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Colette Lewis has covered topflight junior events as a freelance journalist for over a decade. Read her weekly column, follow her on Twitter, and and find more of her daily commentary at ZooTennis.
 
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WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
Our Where Are They Now? series catches up with former junior and college tennis players. Find out how people are continuing with their tennis - and how they are applying their college degrees.
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Each month, Colette Lewis notes top performances in junior and college tennis with her Aces column. Check out top players from around the country - and around the world.
 
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July 2017
  CLAY CHAMPIONSHIP WEEK
The 2017 Clay Court Championships are now in the books, but Van Der Meer Academy brings you recaps of the events all week long.
July 24
Clay Court Championship Week
July 25
Boys 12s Wrap from Orlando
Girls 12s Wrap from Boca Raton
July 26
Boys 14s Wrap from Fort Lauderdale
Girls 14s Wrap from Plantation
July 27
Girls 16s Wrap from Virginia Beach
Boys 16s Wrap from Delray Beach
July 28
Girls 18s Wrap from Memphis
Boys 18s Wrap from Delray Beach
 
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Photo galleries are proudly presented by Southern California's own Advantage Tennis Academy.
 
COLLEGE TEAMS
YTEX Strings 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.
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7/28 Hudlow Junior Open Championships
Norcross, GA
BG18-14
8/11 St. Louis Jr. Summer Open
St. Louis, MO
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8/11 TRN College Showcase
Goshen, NY
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8/26 TRN Showcase Series @ W&M
Williamsburg, VA
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9/08 Greensboro September Jr. Open
Greensboro, NC
BG18-14
9/08 VDM Academy Junior Classic
Hilton Head Island, SC
BG18-12
9/15 ATA College Prep Fall Open
Austin, TX
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RECENT COMMITMENTS
Smith Stearns Tennis Academy is proud to present the College Commitment Lists. Check out the latest commitments here - and the full listings below.
 
7/24 Allison Fleak chooses Bluefield
7/22 Aidan DeBoer chooses SDSU
7/21 Gary Fishkin chooses Lehigh
7/20 Halle Berg chooses Whitworth
7/20 Julia Candiotto chooses Longwood
7/20 Crystal Nzewi chooses Longwood
7/20 Tanja-Marie Skalda chooses Longwood
7/20 Daniel Moore chooses Methodist (NC)
7/19 Anna Burch chooses Transylvania
7/19 Madison Campbell chooses Transylvania

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