Thread: From The Heart
View Single Post
Old 08-25-2012, 03:28 AM   #19
Hall Of Fame
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 1,697

Originally Posted by tennisconsultcom View Post
Some interesting information about great players was found, for instance:
- They played 45-50 singles matches per year plus 15 doubles matches, which was below average for these ages.
- They practiced around 10 hours per week, which was below the average for the group, and two to four hours less than the top 12-13 year-old players.
Look at the article:

100 matches an year for 10-12 year old? You cannot be serious.
If you play 24 tournaments a year (average of 2 per month), 100 matches could happen to a great player in the 10s and 12s.

There are many 10-12 kids that take 200+ privates a year. That's a crazy number to me.
chalkflewup is offline