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Old 10-10-2012, 06:42 PM   #32
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Originally Posted by Alohajrtennis View Post
So if they fail as a tennis player they always have life on the dole to look forward to.....great..but why settle for that, they can just get a scholarship to a US college...
A few do that (it might seem like a lot, but there are many countries). But after they get a college degree in a liberal arts major and go back, what next? Again they know they can fall back on government support.

I knew a guy who trained as a junior in France. 6'4" and could wipe most club players off the court. But he was a nobody in French tennis and moved to the US for employment.
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