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Old 10-10-2012, 08:33 PM   #40
sureshs
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Originally Posted by coaching32yrs View Post
The reason Europe is developing more pros is simply because our best young athletes are not playing tennis. In Europe tennis is the 2nd or 3rd most popular sport. In the US it is around #10. Basketball and football are getting the superior athletes.
Not sure about that. The athletes in basketball and football are not just superior, they are much bigger. I don't see the corresponding big boys in Europe playing pro tennis.

Isner and Querrey are among the tallest tennis players, along with Raonic and Karlovic.

I don't know if I am making myself clear - the basketball/football sized athletes are not playing tennis in any country.
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