Originally Posted by SuzukiSS
If you are going pro this means nothing! If you are looking at d1 scholarships this system may have merit. How many national tournaments did Sampras and Agassi win??
How many national tournaments did Sampras and Agassi win??
The USTA PD believes that the USTA national tournament system should be, well it will be cut, to grow future pro players.
But, I believe, as most on this board, that the USTA national tournament system should not be cut to smithereens and be used for kids who eventually want to play D1, D2, and D3.
So, yes, if you wanted to be a pro player, you should be playing ITFs ( of course they got cut here in the US, so you have to travel for some of them), and play the best juniors in the world.
But, the point of this thread is to address how to adjust for the cuts in the National tournament system
in 2014, not to discuss the inadequacies of the national tournament system to go pro.