Sports Parenting

Interviews at the US Open – Tennis Parents

It is so interesting to talk to the parents (and family members) of the top junior players as well as the pros – while they all have a different take on things, there are definitely some common threads among them. You may have already listened to some of these interviews in previous posts, but I wanted to group them together on one page for convenience. I hope you enjoy learning from them as I did!

IMG_6112 Lawrence Roddick – dad of young junior boy






lisawithjudymurrayJudy Murray – mom of Andy






lisawithopelkasLynne & George Opelka – parents of top-level junior boy






IMG_1610Karen Isner – mom of John






Guy FritzGuy Fritz – dad of top-level junior boy






Anita SchneiderAnita Schneider – mom of top-level junior boy






Shelia TownsendShelia Townsend – mom of top-level junior girl






IMG_6011Steve & Michelle Johnson – mom of Steve






20130828-082528.jpgGeoff Grant – dad of young players as well as collegiate players (he and his wife have 6 children!)






IMG_1631Melanie & Jessie Rubin – mom and sister of top-level junior boy



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