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Coach & Dad Talk Development Pathways with Todd Widom & George Opelka


Click on the white arrow below to listen to this week's podcast:   How lucky are we to have both Coach Todd Widom and Tennis Parent George Opelka together in one podcast?!?!?! These two gentleman offer their wisdom on everything from the different developmental pathways to college vs. pro tennis and everything in

Check Out This Tournament!

UTR is on a roll with their tournament schedule, and I couldn't be happier. For those of you new to the junior tournament scene, all I can say is you should be very grateful that the folks at Universal Tennis have worked so hard to offer up a real alternative to

Reilly Opelka: Life on Tour

A little over a year ago, Reilly Opelka made waves in the tennis world as he became the second consecutive American to win Junior Wimbledon (Noah Rubin had won the year before). For quite a while before that, college coaches from the top programs were actively recruiting the tall kid

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

Interviews at the US Open – George & Lynne Opelka

  During the Junior US Open Qualifying, I had the pleasure of speaking with George and Lynne Opelka whose son, Reilly, was playing for a spot in the main draw. I'm thrilled to report that Reilly made it through the qualies and will be playing his first match later today. I