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Meet The Assistant: Cris James

Assistant coaches might not get as much attention as head coaches, but they are highly valued by everyone within a college program. They work long hours to help teams try to win matches and help players try to achieve their goals. In this edition of Meet The Assistant, we profile North Carolina State's Cris James. Story

 
HEADLINES
2/28 Meet the Assistant: North Carolina State's Cris James
2/26 A Day In The Life: Howard's Dominique Jackson
2/25 Holcomb-Jones Striving for Excellence with NJTL Leadership
2/24 Spotlight Players of the Week: Jolie Taty and Gabriel Sardo
2/21 Texas Tech Opportunity Opens Doors for Talaba
 
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. Check out Recruiting 101 articles to learn about recruiting, eligibility, and more.

  CHAMPIONSHIP WEEK
American College Placement presents exclusive coverage of Gold Ball events at Tennis Recruiting - the most prestigious events in American junior tennis.
 
Last Event:
Dec 29, 2019 - Jan 4, 2020:
USTA Winter Nationals

Boys' wraps: 18s, 16s, 14s, 12s
Girls' wraps: 18s, 16s, 14s, 12s
 
Up Next:
Feb 28 - Mar 4, 2020:
USTA National Spring Team Championships
Date   Host City Events
3/4 Mobile, AL BG18-14
3/4 Tucson, AZ BG12
 
 
JUNIOR TOURNAMENTS
The Tennis Recruiting Network is proud to host 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
3/26
Little Mo with Cindy Brinker & Carol Weyman - ParentingAces Tennis
3/25 My 8 Hours in Miami - ParentingAces Tennis
3/20 No Tennis, Just Fun - ParentingAces Tennis
3/19 Fueling Your Body for Success with Julie Nicoletti - ParentingAces Tennis
3/18 My First Trip to the Miami Open - ParentingAces Tennis
3/13 College Scandal, Day Two - ParentingAces Tennis
3/12 College Athletic Recruitment Scandal - ParentingAces Tennis
3/12 What You Didn't Know You Didn't Know About Recruiting with Matt Manasse - 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
2/28 Women's Division III ITA Team Indoor Championships Begin Friday in Kentucky; D-II Indoor Championships Debut; Emory Tops New Men's D-III…
2/27 New Name for March's ITF Grade 1 in Carson; Six Americans Advance to Quarterfinals at El Salvador Grade 3; Paul Earns First ATP Top 10 Win over…
2/26 USTA Pro Circuit Returns This Week in Rancho Santa Fe and Columbus; USC Men, UNC Women Stay No. 1; Former Texas Coach Michael Center Sentenced to Six…
2/24 Emory Claims Another Division III Men's Team Indoor Title; Opelka Wins Delray Beach; Cressy Captures Drummondville Challenger Title; Colak Sweeps…
2/24 USTA Announces Its 2020 Competitive Pathway Merit-Based Wild Cards
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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ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS
Tourna is excited to sponsor Roundtable Articles - featuring comments from top coaches and recent graduates on various recruiting topics.
 
COUNTDOWN TO SIGNING DAY
TennisRecruiting.net and CrampsAway bring you exclusive coverage of the Countdown to Signing Day and Signing Week each year. Check out all the great features we brought you this past season - as we march forward to the next ...
 
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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.
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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 Dunlop.
 
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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.
 
2/13 PTR Names Universal Tennis Partner of the Year
12/31 2019 By The Numbers
12/11 New Updates to UTR College!
12/06 2019 In Review: Top High School Players
11/28 Universal Tennis Holiday Sales
 
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
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Wisconsin3Big Ten
Mississippi State3SEC
Top Women's Classes
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Texas Tech4Big 12
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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
3/21 AL/GA Open Chmps
Dothan, AL
BG18-12
3/27 ATA College Prep Spring Open
Austin, TX
BG18-12
3/28 Daytona Easter Open
Daytona, FL
BG18-12
4/22 The 120th Ojai Jr. TOurnament
Ojai, CA
BG18-14
6/05 TRN Open at Baseline TC
Minneapolis, MN
BG18-12
6/13 Delray TRN National Open
Delra;y Beach, FL
BG18-12
6/22 104th La Jolla, San Diego
La Jolla, CA
BG18-12
 
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COLLEGE FEATURES

The Tennis Recruiting Network is proud to present exclusive college content covering men's and women's college tennis programs 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.
 
2/28 Gregg Cotter chooses St. Thomas (MN)
2/27 Isa Miani chooses Endicott
2/27 Bhakti Parwani chooses Brandeis
2/26 Luke VanDonslear chooses Northern Colorado
2/26 Kristen Borland chooses Tulane
2/26 Josephine Kimball chooses Trinity (CT)
2/26 Angelina Shyltsyna chooses Trinity (CT)
2/26 Zachary Fuchs chooses Gonzaga
2/26 Anastasiia Gubanova chooses St. Bonaventure
2/25 Michael Ross chooses Vanderbilt

Full Listings: Boys' Commits & Girls' Commits

 
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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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