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Old 10-17-2013, 09:36 AM   #19
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Originally Posted by nightfire700 View Post
I read somewhere that 94% of the kids drop out of tennis by the age of 15. Not sure how reliable is the number but seems like it matches up with what you see.
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A tournament we are going to this weekend has 15 girls entered in the 12s, 12 in the 14s, and only 3 each in the 16s and 18s.
No surprise here. As kids become teens, all sorts of things contribute to this in addition to purely tennis reasons: specialize in another sport, dating, increased academic work, jobs, etc...
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