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Be Negative and Angry

It may seem counterintuitive, but being negative, getting angry and not setting goals could be a strategy of success for some players. Columnist and former college coach Dave Mullins explains why. Story

 
HEADLINES
1/16 Mullins: Be Negative, Angry and Stop Setting Goals
1/15 Hot 100 List - January 2019
1/14 Spotlight Players of the Week - Amy Delman and Axel Botticelli
1/11 College Bypassed in ITF World Tennis Tour Pathway
1/10 Ravichander Wins Boys 18s Title for Gold Ball Breakthrough
 
January 2019
THE PRINCE 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.

 
 WTA GEAR - RACQUETS
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Yonex EZONE 98 (305g) Racquets (Lime Green)
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Wilson Blade 98L (16x19) CAMO Racquet
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Wilson Ultra 100 Countervail Racquet
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JUNIOR TOURNAMENTS
Team Snauwaert is proud to present preview and wrap-up articles of top junior tennis tournaments from around the country.
ITA NEWS
 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 LATEST FROM PARENTING ACES
1/08
How Can We Improve Junior Tennis? Two Officials Weigh In - ParentingAces Tennis
1/03 The Right Training Partner Can Make or Break an Athlete: Here’s How Elite Athletes Choose Them - ParentingAces Tennis
1/02 Top 10 Podcasts of 2018 - ParentingAces Tennis
12/18 Showcases, Combines, & Camps: 2019 Update - ParentingAces Tennis
12/06 Holiday Gift Guide for 2018 - ParentingAces Tennis
12/03 BNP Paribas Master'U Champs - ParentingAces Tennis
12/02 TeamUSA at BNP Paribas Master'U: Finals Day - ParentingAces Tennis
12/01 TeamUSA at BNP Paribas Master'U: Onto the Semis - ParentingAces Tennis
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.
   
DIVISION III TENNIS
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THE LATEST FROM ZOOTENNIS
1/16 Anisimova, Tiafoe and Fritz Advance to Australian Open Third Round; Damm Ousts No. 2 Seed in Costa Rica; Three Americans Advance in AO Junior…
1/15 Khan Reaches Grade 1 Final in Tralragon; Five US Players in AO Junior Qualifying; Top Seed Noel Out in Costa Rica Grade 1 First Round; Americans Close…
1/14 Nanda Wins M25 in Tucson; Baird to UCLA; Australian Open First Round Concludes with 13 Americans in Action; Khan, Kingsley Reach Grade 1 Traralgon…
1/13 Sandgren and Kenin Win First Titles; All-Ohio State Final at Columbus Challenger; All-UCLA Final at Tucson M25; Qualifying Underway at ITF Grade 1 in…
1/13 Wolf Claims Columbus Challenger Title; 18 Americans Kick Off Australian Open Monday; Grishuk Wins Grade 3 in Japan; Four US Boys Reach Traralgon Grade…
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.
 
 TENNIS WAREHOUSE WEEKLY VLOG
 
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ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS
Tourna is excited to sponsor Roundtable Articles - featuring comments from top coaches and recent graduates on various recruiting topics.
WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
YONEX USA is the proud sponsor of Where Are They Now? - a series that 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.
 THE LATEST FROM TENNIS WAREHOUSE
1/16 Check out her new @head_tennis Instinct racquet! Demo:
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 MIZUNO
 
Philipp Kohlschreiber joins as a Mizuno athlete
 
We're proud to announce that a new Mizuno athlete will start #neverstoppushing with us from now on: Philipp Kohlschreiber
 
ACES SERIES
Each month, Colette Lewis notes top performances in junior and college tennis with her Aces column - brought to you by Dunlop.
 
THE PREMIER SITE
 
Get an overview of why TennisRecruiting.net is the premier site for junior tennis.
 
TALK TENNIS
UNIVERSAL TENNIS
The Universal Tennis Rating system provides tennis players across all ages, genders, and nationalities with a common framework for evaluating their levels of play.
 
1/09 Onward & Upward in 2019
12/30 By the Numbers: The 2018 California Championships
12/27 New Partner News: Welcome Angie Kerber Academy!
12/27 Tournament Spotlight: California Championships
12/14 US Sports Camps Partners With Universal Tennis
 
FEATURED PHOTOS
 
Photo galleries are proudly presented by Southern California's own Advantage Tennis Academy.
 
COLLEGE TEAMS
Mizuno 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
Wisconsin3Big Ten
Central Florida4AAC
Utah State4MWC
Top Women's Classes
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Michigan1Big Ten
Navy5Patriot League
Michigan State4Big Ten
 
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  NATIONAL SHOWCASES
adidas adiplayer 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
3/23 AL/GA Open Chmps
Dothan, AL
BG18-12
3/30 Daytona Easter Open
Daytona Beach, FL
BG18-12
4/25 119th Ojai Jr. Tennis Tournament
Ojai, CA
BG18-14
6/07 TRN Open at Baseline TC
Minneapolis, MN
BG18-12
6/26 DTS College Prospects Showcase
W. Windsor, NJ
BG18
7/13 GA State Jr. Open
Rome, GA
BG18-12
7/20 DTS College Recruiting Tourn.
Boston, MA
BG18
 
Click here for the complete Series Schedule
 
COLLEGE FEATURES
K-Swiss is proud to present exclusive college content - covering men's and women's college tennis programs of all sizes from around the country.
 
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.
 
1/16 Ashley Nguyen chooses Shawnee State
1/16 Dakota Wilkes chooses Piedmont
1/16 Isaac Rockower chooses Franklin & Marshall
1/16 Samantha Perry chooses Franklin & Marshall
1/16 Hayley Bidwell chooses Franklin & Marshall
1/15 Jack Sarabia chooses Fairfield
1/15 Billy Taylor chooses Colorado College
1/15 Amanda Rivera chooses Villanova
1/14 Christian Holmes chooses Utah State
1/14 Andreja Petrovic chooses North Dakota

Full Listings: Boys' Commits & Girls' Commits

 
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COLLEGE TENNIS TODAY
For all things college tennis, check out College Tennis Today - with coverage, insight, and analysis of the game.
 
1/11 Upcoming Dual-Match Season
6/30 Coaching Carousel and Transfers
6/14 Q&A With Nebraska Rising Senior Toby Boyer
6/05 Kick-Off Weekend Draft Approaching
5/28 NCAA Singles & Doubles Champions Crowned
 
INSIDE THE RANKINGS
The lifeblood of Tennis Recruiting is its rankings - and our team has been ranking tennis players for more than two decades. Learn about tennis rankings in general - as well as our best-of-breed ranking system.
Recent Tournament Forecasts
Date   Tournament Predicted
12/27 Winter Nationals 75.0%
9/02 U.S. Open 68.4%
8/04 USTA National Champs. 75.2%
7/16 USTA Clay Court Champs. 76.0%
7/02 Wimbledon 72.6%
 
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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...
 
Oct '18 Countdown to Signing Day
Nov '18 Fall Signing Week Coverage
 
January 2019
  WINTER NATIONALS WEEK
The 2019 Winter Nationals are now in the books, but Kirschbaum has recaps of all eight age divisions.
January 7
Nguyen, Yin Capture 12s Titles, First Gold Balls
January 8
Gorzny Rallies in Final to Win Boys 14s Title
Bhakta Earns 14s Gold Ball for Birthday Celebration
January 9
Ankle Injury Doesn't Slow Casper's Run to Boys 16s Title
Maslova Rallies From a Set Down to Win Girls 16s Title
January 10
Ma Joins Exclusive Company by Capturing Girls 18s Titles
Ravichander Wins Boys 18s Title for Gold Ball Breakthrough