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Beating The Odds Through Tennis

Teon Manzie was raised in a rough neighborhood in Cleveland. He was introduced to tennis through a nonprofit organization and dreamed about playing in college. Despite not playing many tournaments and never being ranked, Manzie received a scholarship to play at Union College. Story

 
HEADLINES
12/13 Beating The Odds To Play College Tennis
12/12 The Name Game: Brigham Signs with BYU
12/11 Spotlight Players of the Week - Ashe Ray, Megan Polnet
12/08 Five Americans Capture Eddie Herr Titles
12/06 Duke-Bound Johns Puts Sportsmanship First
 
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. Wilson Tennis is proud to sponsor Recruiting 101 - with articles 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:
August 4-12, 2017
USTA National Championships
 
Up Next:
December 27, 2017 - January 2, 2018:
USTA National Winter Championships
Date   Host City Events
12/27 Orlando, FL BG18-16
12/27 Tucson, AZ BG14-12
 
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THE LATEST FROM PARENTING ACES
12/11
Holiday Gift Guide 2017 Time to Shop!
12/10 Kevin Anderson, the 6'8" Nightmare
12/09 Tour Level Player Development Program Announces Expansion
12/08 Discount on Upcoming Collegiate Exposure Camps
12/06 Thank You to my Sponsors & Supporters!
12/05 Heartbreaker in BNP Master'U Final
12/04 Tennis Trunk: The Perfect Holiday Gift
12/02 Master'U World Title on Tap for Americans Sunday
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
12/13 Top Seeds, Qualifiers and Lucky Losers Make Their Mark on Day One of Junior Orange Bowl Boys 12s
12/12 Seeds, Draws for Junior Orange Bowl; Australian Open Junior Acceptances; Inaugural America's Cup Results; Eddie Herr 16s and 18s Photos
12/11 Shane Wins Tallahassee Futures; Teens Wang and Fourlis Claim Australian Open Wild Cards; Kiefer and Bridgforth Earn Grade 5 Titles; Eddie Herr 12s and 14s Photos
12/10 Osuigwe Claims Orange Bowl Title to End Stellar 2017; France's Gaston Wins Boys Championship
12/09 Osuigwe and Bilokin Advance to Girls Orange Bowl Final; Gaston and Tashbulatov to Meet for Boys Title; Saar and Ionel Win 16s Championships
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
Laurel Springs School 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
10/20 Congrats! Shop her apparel and racquet
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 MONTVERDE ACADEMY TENNIS
 
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ACES SERIES
Each month, Colette Lewis notes top performances in junior and college tennis with her Aces column - brought to you by Montverde Academy Tennis.
 
THE PREMIER SITE
 
Get an overview of why TennisRecruiting.net is the premier site for junior tennis.
 
JUNIOR TOURNAMENTS
2XU is proud to present preview and wrap-up articles of top junior tennis tournaments from around the country.
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
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%
1/16 Australian Open 70.8%
 
Click here for the complete list of all of our Tournament Forecasts.
 
TALK TENNIS
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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.
Top Men's Classes
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Amherst3NESCAC
Oklahoma State4Big 12
Florida State3ACC
Top Women's Classes
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Stanford3Pac-12
Coastal Carolina1Sun Belt
Virginia Tech3ACC
 
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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
12/16 Broward Holiday Classic
Coral Springs, FL
BG18-12
12/19 Metropolia Holiday Series #5
Coral Springs, FL
BG18-12
12/26 Costa Mesa Classic
Costa Mesa, CA
BG18
12/28 Delray New Year's Kickoff
Delray Beach, FL
BG18-12
1/05 TRN National Showcase at Cornell
Ithaca, NY
BG18-12
3/16 ATA College Prep Spring Open
Austin, TX
BG18-12
3/24 GA/AL State Open 12-14
Bainbridge, GA
BG14-12
 
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.
 
12/13 Miles Collins chooses Baldwin Wallace
12/13 Christina Ryan chooses St. Lawrence
12/13 Alexis Steer chooses Akron
12/13 Ryan Jurist chooses Bucknell
12/12 Justin Wain chooses TCNJ
12/12 Andrew Shand chooses Davis & Elkins
12/12 David Ammendola chooses Bryant
12/12 Sonia Varma chooses Swarthmore
12/12 Mathew Yee chooses Vassar
12/12 Nate Meadors chooses Ohio Northern

Full Listings: Boys' Commits & Girls' Commits

 
Smith Stearns Tennis Academy - training young players with a true passion for tennis since 2002.
 
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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.
 
Fall 2017
SIGNING WEEK COVERAGE
TennisRecruiting.net and GAMMA have brought you exclusive coverage of 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 coverage.
10/09 Let Coaches Know When It's A No
10/10 Benkaim An Early Arrival For Utah
10/11 Rock Chalk for California's Deming
10/12 Hilderbrand Headed To UCF
10/12 Making College Tennis Affordable
10/13 Talking D3 Recruiting With Chicago's Jay Tee
10/14 Sweet Music for Indiana's Recruiting Class
10/16 Blue Chip Boys
10/17 Family Matters To Ohio State-Bound Allen
10/18 Where Are They Now? Dasha Cherkasov
10/20 Air Force Class Ready To Serve
10/22 The Value of Video in Recruiting
10/23 Blue Chip Girls
10/24 Rios Stays Close To Home At Ole Miss
10/25 Brylin Ready For Change At Wake Forest
10/26 Blue Chip Andrew Fenty Goes Blue
10/27 Kowalski Finds A New Home At Georgia
10/30 McInerney's Unlikely Recruiting Tale
10/31 Back Healed, Pratt Goes Back To Wisconsin
11/01 Lilien Takes Tennis Trail to Oregon
11/06 Fall Signing Week 2017
11/06 Pellerito Picks William & Mary
11/07 Spanning The Nation For Recruits
11/08 Adventure Awaits Graver at Auburn
11/08 Kypson Pushes Back Decision
11/08 Choy Was Born To Play For Stanford
11/09 Sorel's Growth Spurt Forces Introspection
11/09 Coaching Move Alters Mayo's Choice
11/10 Opportunities Knock for Simion
11/10 Thorough Search Leads to UVA