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Brandon Burke (son of ACE President Doug Burke) Elected to WTA Board

8. July 2020

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Brandon Burke (son of ACE President Doug Burke) Elected to WTA Board

As revealed in a recent news release issued by the WTA Tour - Brandon Burke has been elected to the WTA Board of Directors (to start officially in September). Oncourt got together with Brandon to delve a bit more into his background and to gain some insight into this wonderful appointment he has attained at such a young age.

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Mike Hall & Yves Boulais: Next-Gen Tennis League

26. June 2020

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Mike Hall & Yves Boulais: Next-Gen Tennis League

Our league is unique and serves a great purpose to the competitive tennis community. This co-ed league is based on the UTR (Universal Tennis Rating), which allows players to compete in competitive matches and improve their rating. This concept provides an opportunity for former college players and pros to stay involved in the competitive scene as well as allowing aspiring juniors and current pro players to compete close to home. Most importantly, it gives our developing juniors with a pathway to maximize their UTR rating. By doing this, they can maximize their potential to pursue U.S. College opportunities without the traveling expenses involved in pursuing a high ITF ranking.

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Patricia Hy-Boulais: Jumpstart To An Elite Mindset Webinar Series

23. May 2020

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Patricia Hy-Boulais: Jumpstart To An Elite Mindset Webinar Series

The coronavirus pandemic has changed our way of living and thoughts in more ways than one. The effect can either send you to misery or you can fight back and prevail. Your life will never return to its normalcy but you can prepare to be a better version of yourself. Once this crisis has settled and becomes a thing of the past, you need to be ready to get off the block quickly.

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Part 2: Considering the SAT during COVID-19 Crisis

18. May 2020

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Part 2: Considering the SAT during COVID-19 Crisis

The cancellation of year-end standardized exit exams around the world means that this year, the SAT may very well be the only international standardized exam that takes place. Having a good SAT score therefore could make a difference to your immediate future and it is definitely better to have SAT in your portfolio than not have it.

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Catching Up With Rob Seguso (a.k.a Goose) and Carling Basset-Seguso

14. May 2020

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Catching Up With Rob Seguso (a.k.a Goose) and Carling Basset-Seguso

Doug and Ken actually were roommates and doubles partners first, before Ken and I became partners. We were a close knit team. I have fond memories of taking van trips to play matches against other universities, all over the United States. In my second year at SIUE we had a lot of success beating a number of top ranked colleges including the number one ranked team at the time. I remember one spring break, it must have been five of us piled into Ken Flach’s car and drove from Illinois to Florida to stay with my family. We had so much fun traveling as a team.

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Jocelyn Robichaud: The Impact of Confinement on Player Development

8. May 2020

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Jocelyn Robichaud: The Impact of Confinement on Player Development

One important thing to know is that we can compare this period to an injury, or even a rehabilitation condition. Several professional players, notably Rafael Nadal, have had to go through difficult periods and prolonged absences from competition to recover from an injury. Examples can also be found among young athletes: Bianca Andreescu (foot stress fracture) or Felix Auger-Aliassime (knee injury) had to be sidelined for a few months during their adolescence. These moments of adversity did not prevent them from obtaining exceptional results upon their return to the court.

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