Tennis

There are almost 18 million tennis players in the US and it is the fourth most popular sport in the country, taking a back seat to basketball, American football and baseball. Tennis enthusiasts even have their own TV channel, offering weekly televised tournaments.

Many high schools offer competitive tennis programs at two levels – Junior Varsity and Varsity.  JV teams are mainly made up of younger players; talented JV players are often backup for Varsity players. Junior players can also participate in USTA weekend competition.

Most college teams consist of 8-12 players and there are no co-ed teams. Spring is the main competition season, while the fall and winter are spent practicing and playing in tournaments.

In the US there are almost 1,160 college varsity men’s and women’s tennis teams.

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Placements – Tennis

Jenna Sluymer

Shippensburg University, 2018

Rebecca van der Lee

Iowa Central Community College, 2019

Sanne Bloemendaal

Drew University, 2019

Chris Politiek

Irvine Valley College, 2017

Iris Verboven

University of Mississippi , 2011

Pleun Burgmans

Auburn University, 2012

Pim van der Veer

Whittier College, 2019

Rebecca Pijls

Brenau University, 2016

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