Originally Posted by HIGH-TECH TENNIS
"The reason American kids fail is the same reason anyone fails, they are not good enough." HARSH BUT TRUE...which is one of the many reasons why eliminating opportunity to compete with and learn from players around this country is such an awful idea!!!
If it is harsh and true for everybody, then why does it matter in a comparative discussion?
I think tennis culture is more deeply embedded in Europe and South America, that is the real reason. And it is strange because the US has so many more opportunities for club players.