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Laaksonen the Winner at 20th Champaign Challenger
Singles winner Henri Laaksonen and doubles champions David O'Hare
and Joe Salisbury had plenty to celebrate on Saturday as they took the
top prizes at the USTA JSM Champaign pro circuit event, but they
weren't the only ones cheering. The Challenger celebrated its 20th
year, making it one of the longest running tournaments of its kind in
ImRecruitable College Training Day and Showcase
ImRecruitable will once again host its largest recruiting event of the
year. The College Training Day and Showcase will be held at Sunrise
Tennis Club in Sunrise, Fla., on Dec 2 and 3, 2015. These events allow
players the opportunity to gain maximum exposure and networking with
college coaches that can lead directly to scholarship opportunities.
USTA Adds Brad Stine to National Collegiate Coaching Staff
Brad Stine has coached tennis for 30 years, and he was recently
appointed as the newest member of the USTA Player
Development's collegiate division. Colette Lewis of ZooTennis.com
recently talked with Stine about many topics - including the reasons
he decided to pursue coaching, the five requirements for success as a
pro, the value of the college pathway and the ITF's push for more
prize money at the lower levels.