for those who follow the junior circuit: who are the real talents?

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  1. dominikk1985

    dominikk1985 Legend

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    Here is the current junior top50:
    http://www.itftennis.com/juniors/ra...n=Any&From=0&To=50&Name=&MatchCode=S&Gender=B

    Luke saville from australia is currently no.1. no. 2 is the current FO champ copperjans from belgium. but of course jr. success not always translates to success in the pros.

    who do you think is a real talent to be a champ? or do we have to wait for the next or overnext class for the next champ?

    does anyone follow the scene and has an opinion?
     
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  2. batz

    batz G.O.A.T.

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    Kyle Edmund (28 junior, 1319 WR) beat 12th seed WR125 Daniel Gimeno-Traver in Wimby qualifying today.
     
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  3. mental midget

    mental midget Professional

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    it would be cool to hear more about, and see, more top juniors in action.
     
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  4. GRANITECHIEF

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    Any junior that has an atp point can be considered a pro and is fair game to talk about in this forum.
     
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  5. PSNELKE

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    There's some big hype around an Italian kid..Gianluca Quinzi.

    Probably because he's a Bolletieri offspring like Agassi. Nicki is gonna ruin him for sure.
     
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  6. jdubbs

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    Yeah, Bollettieri definitely hasn't produced ANY players outside of Agassi, Courier, Seles, Pierce, Maria Sharapova, Hingis, Rios and Haas.
     
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  7. Leelord337

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    what happened to that youtube tennis kid phenom...can't think of his name, was like 2 ft tall using a 27in babolat and emulated nadal
     
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  8. mental midget

    mental midget Professional

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    i did a bolletieri program many summers ago, and watching sharapova play brings those memories right back. the whole 'turn around, play with strings, walk back to baseline' following a point was a standardized procedure they had us all perform.

    fwiw i preferred saddlebrook/hopman's approach.
     
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  9. Razoredge

    Razoredge Banned

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    Gianluigi Quinzi is 16 and in the top 600, he will be in the top 500 next week.
     
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