Originally Posted by bsardana
TennisCoachFLA and tenniscrazed - you folks summed it right. Tennis in US is a business. Developing athletes and running a business are two completely different objectives and cannot be combined. USTA needs a new vision and expert help to determine how to produce next set of dominant players - NBA, NFL and MLB have done it, so can USTA.
With all due respect, that makes absolutely no sense. Don't you think IMG is in the business of developing athletes? Of course they are! And of course they can be combined. That's what business is all about. It just boils down to developing a strategy and being able to execute that strategy.