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Shades of The Blind Side

Daniel Nguyen had fallen so far behind academically in high school that being eligible for college seemed like a longshot. But a family helped get him back on track, setting the stage for a dynastical run at USC that saw him capture four NCAA team titles in four years. Story

 
HEADLINES
12/18 Nguyen's Own Blind Side Story Helped Him Reach USC
12/17 Going the Distance to be Seen by College Coaches
12/14 Gauff and Virtanen Claim ITF Orange Bowl Titles
12/13 Images from the Eddie Herr
12/12 Tran's Period of Healing Leads to Picking Tar Heels
 
December 2018
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.

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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
Kirschbaum presents exclusive coverage of Gold Ball events at Tennis Recruiting - the most prestigious events in American junior tennis.
 
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August 2018
USTA National Championships
 
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December 27, 2018 - January 4, 2019:
USTA National Winter Championships
Date   Host City Events
12/29 Orlando, FL BG18-16
12/27 Tucson, AZ BG14-12
 
 
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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.
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THE LATEST FROM PARENTING ACES
9/25
Understanding Different Types of Coaches with Todd Widom - ParentingAces Tennis
9/24 When PPR Goes Awry - ParentingAces Tennis
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9/14 My Tennis:Europe Experience by Kayleigh Yun-Thayer
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9/12 ITA Singles Rankings by Country - ParentingAces Tennis
9/11 A Better Way of Monitoring Player Development with Furqan Iqbal - ParentingAces Tennis
9/09 College Coaches Panel - 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.
   
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THE LATEST FROM ZOOTENNIS
12/18 Americans Ngounoue and Olson in Junior Orange Bowl G12s Final; Quan and Muhala in All-US B12s Final; Lilov Earns Shot at Second Orange Bowl Title
12/17 Top Three G14s Seeds Exit Sunday at Junior Orange Bowl; Six US Boys Advance to Semifinals in 12s and 14s
12/16 Soggy Saturday at Junior Orange Bowl Leaves Girls Round of 16 Unfinished; Boys Quarterfinals Feature 10 Americans
12/15 Orange Bowl Recap; Top B14s Seed Lilov Survives Tough Third Round Junior Orange Bowl Match; No. 2 Seed Yu Moves on in Girls 14s
12/14 Top Seed Ngounoue Sets Sights on Junior Orange Bowl Title; Eddie Herr Gallery; USTA National Campus to Host Collegiate Wild Card Challenge Saturday
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.
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
12/14 Demo or buy a Head racquet today and see which one fits your game best
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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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  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
12/26 Costa Mesa Classic
Costa Mesa, CA
BG18
12/28 Delray Holiday Championships
Delray Beach, FL
BG18-12
1/04 L1 Reis TC TRN National Showcase
Ithaca, NY
BG18-16
3/23 AL/GA Open Chmps
Dothan, AL
BG18-12
3/30 Daytona Easter Open
Daytona Beach, FL
BG18-12
6/07 TRN Open at Baseline TC
Minneapolis, MN
BG18-12
 
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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.
 
12/18 Claudia Iglesias chooses Fresno Pacific
12/18 Sanne Brull chooses Fresno Pacific
12/18 Imane van Veen chooses Fresno Pacific
12/18 Tatiana Ruiz chooses Fresno Pacific
12/18 Gabby Rockwood chooses Redlands
12/18 Mavavathi Lal chooses Skidmore
12/18 Ayda Ruya Arslan chooses Skidmore
12/18 Hanna Axelsson chooses East Carolina
12/18 Spencer Skidmore chooses Grinnell
12/18 Nadja Meier chooses Georgia Southern

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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.
 
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%
 
Click here for the complete list of all of our Tournament Forecasts.
 
Fall 2018
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.
10/15 Countdown to Signing Day 2018
10/15 Dodd Heading West To Play For Sacramento State
10/16 Competitive Spirit Drives Blue Chip Zhang to Duke
10/17 Drummy's Journey Leads to Vanderbilt
10/18 Mercer, Cash Make Double Commitment for Ohio State
10/22 Blue Chip Boys
10/23 Mossmer Follows Family History at Stanford
10/25 Coaches Weigh In On New Signing Window
10/26 Jachuck Heading to Harvard
10/29 Blue Chip Girls
10/30 Kuckelman Twins Were a Package Deal for Nebraska
10/31 From Tennis to Rugby, Pheil Discovers A New Passion
11/01 Strong Technical Foundation Should Start Young
11/06 Five-Star Gupta Ready To Help Penn Ascend
11/07 Blue Chip Angelica Blake Chooses Stanford
11/07 Fresno State-Bound Baturyn Makes all the Right Moves
11/08 Junmoke James Stays in the Game at Lehigh
11/12 Signing Week 2018
11/13 Self-Motivated Shugar Elevates Game, Commits to Alabama
11/13 Hohmann Finds a Coaching Connection at LSU
11/14 Blue Chip Wolfberg Signs with Oklahoma State
11/15 Georgia Tech-Bound Cohen Was Raised To Compete
11/15 Hopper Ready For More Fun at Case Western Reserve
11/16 Four Star Jose Pledges to Army
12/09 Being a Good Sport Matters to USC-Bound Cayetano