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Why My College Roommate Did Not Fail As A Player
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A few months ago, I explained some of the reasons as to why I failed as a professional tennis player. This time, I want to discuss how one of my college teammates and roommates at Fresno State made it as a professional tennis player.

His name is Peter Luczak and he reached No. 64 on the ATP world rankings, beating several highly ranked players and reaching the third round of the Australian Open twice.

Peter Luczak Played At Fresno State

Many of you may not have heard of Peter, but to give you some context, if he was one of the world’s top 100 soccer players, he would be playing for Barcelona or Juventus. If he was the 64th richest person in the world, he would have a net worth of more than $15 billion. He was at the pinnacle of one of the top five sports in the world!

Peter and I arrived in the United States on the same day, Peter from Australia and me from Ireland. We hit it off immediately due to our ridiculous long hair. The next day, we played a set and I won 6-4. That was the first and last set I ever won from Peter. Peter basically improved every day from that point on and this is how he went about it:

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