Originally Posted by RollTrackTake
Let him play basketball and hope he really gets good at it!!! More scholarships available for basketball than tennis. More recognition & prestige at school. I love tennis but to 75% of high school kids it's looked at it as an old-man sport. If your son is that talented at tennis he can easily do both. Most people are right on that it will only help him grow as an athlete. But injuries are more prevalent in b-ball in my experience so be forewarned.
I'm just going to say this from the knowledge i've gained from the FSU tennis coaches, they say that most of the top tennis talent in my city isn't playing high school tennis. I mean i'm only 13 and am not in high school but now i'm really taking a second thought on high school tennis. I mean to really be the best i think it just takes to much time to be a high school tennis player