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Making The Case To Avoid Cuts

As college athletic departments continue slashing budgets as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, tennis programs have taken the biggest brunt of the cuts. In the latest Coaching Roundtable, coaches discuss why college tennis is valuable and what strategies may help programs avoid being disbanded. Story

 
HEADLINES
7/10 How Can College Tennis Programs Show Their Worth and Avoid Cuts?
7/09 Family Ties Provide Comfort For Binder At Pacific University
7/07 Meet The Assistant: Navy's Alessandra Pedergnana
7/06 Spotlight Players of the Week: Hannah Kassaie & Grant Lumkong
7/03 June Aces Rewind: A Look Back at Some Top Players
 
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.
  The Boys       The Girls
1. [MNAME1] 1. [FNAME1]
2. [MNAME2] 2. [FNAME2]
3. [MNAME3] 3. [FNAME3]
4. [MNAME4] 4. [FNAME4]
5. [MNAME5] 5. [FNAME5]
6. [MNAME6] 6. [FNAME6]
7. [MNAME7] 7. [FNAME7]
8. [MNAME8] 8. [FNAME8]
9. [MNAME9] 9. [FNAME9]
10. [MNAME10] 10. [FNAME10]
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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:
January 2020
Winter Nationals (Boys, Girls)
 
Up Next:
August 7-16, 2020:
USTA National Championships
Date   Host City Events
8/8 Orlando, FL B18
8/9 San Diego, CA G18
8/7 Mobile, AL B16
8/8 Rome, GA G16
 
 
JUNIOR TOURNAMENTS
The Tennis Recruiting Network is proud to host preview and wrap-up articles of top junior tennis tournaments from around the country.
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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.
   
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THE LATEST FROM ZOOTENNIS
7/12 ITF World Tennis Number Still Coming? Jubb Signs with Ellesse; Campaign to Save Winthrop Tennis, More College News
7/11 Despite Cancellation, Wimbledon Announces Prize Money Distribution; SoCal Cancels Sectional Championships; Coaches Weigh in on Saving Collegiate…
7/10 ITF Junior Fed Cup, Junior Davis Cup and 14U World Tennis Competition Canceled; WTA Adds August Event in Kentucky; Paul Takes Tiafoe's Spot in…
7/09 Stanford Drops 11 Sports But Not Tennis; World Team Tennis Announces Covid Safety Protocols; UTR National Championships Series Underway; What and How…
7/07 Teens Bernard, Chervinsky, Vassel and Dellabarca Win ITA Summer Circuit Titles; More on Cuts to D-I Olympic Sports; ATP Announces Ranking Changes
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 PRODUCT REVIEW
 
Wilson Ultra Super Tour 9 Pack Tennis Bag
 
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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 ...
 
Oct '19 Countdown to Signing Day
Nov '19 Signing Week Coverage
 
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.
 INSIDE TENNIS WITH THE KOZ
 
Tennis Fundraiser St Jude Hospital family interview
 
Tennis Fundraiser St Jude Hospital family interview
 
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.
 
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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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Ohio State1Big Ten
Washington3Pac-12
Utah1Pac-12
Top Women's Classes
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Indiana3Big Ten
Kentucky3SEC
UCLA1Pac-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
7/24 Hudlow Jr. Open
Norcross, GA
BG18-14
9/04 Greensboro Sept. Jr. Open
Greensboro, NC
BG18-12
9/11 ATA College Prep Fall Open
Austin, TX
BG18-12
9/11 ATA College Prep Fall Open
Austin, TX
BG18-12
9/18 SC Jr. State Open
Charleston, SC
BG18-12
9/18 Fall Duel in the Desert
St. George, UT
BG1812
9/25 VDM Academy Jr. Classic
Hilton Head Island, SC
BG18-12
 
Click here for the complete Series Schedule
 
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.
 
7/11 Makenna Thiel chooses California
7/10 Mike Miniter chooses St. Ambrose
7/10 Olivia Norbut chooses Wittenberg
7/10 Sidney Purks chooses Wittenberg
7/08 Daniela Porges chooses Davidson
7/08 Aaron Askew chooses Capital (OH)
7/08 Dylan Shook chooses Otterbein
7/08 Joshua Nelson chooses Redlands
7/08 Shahzeb Malik chooses Baldwin Wallace
7/07 Olivia Martinelli chooses New Haven

Full Listings: Boys' Commits & Girls' Commits

 
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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.
 
ITA SUMMER CIRCUIT
The ITA Summer Circuit provides college, junior, and alumni tennis players the opportunity to compete in organized events. These open events give junior players a chance to play against college competition - often on college campuses.
 
Date  HostLocation
7/18 Grand Rapids RC Grand Rapids, MI
7/18 Bay Area RC Houston, TX
7/18 USTA National Orlando, FL
7/18 Preston Manor Lubbock, TX
7/25 Longfellow TC Wayland, MA
7/25 Texas A&M College Station, TX
7/25 Minnesota Minneapolis, MN
7/25 Wichita State Wichita, KS
7/25 MTSU Murfreesboro, TN
 
Click Here for a complete schedule and registration.
 
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.