Originally Posted by maggmaster
I wonder if this also means that later start children will start to have more of a chance. If the time to maximize potential is 10,000 hours(Erikson) then that could be achieved by a 14 year old by the time they are 24.
Yes, this is what many coaches are saying. I don't think a 7 year old should be doing year round tennis. Children can handle about 6 years of competition before burn-out.