Who Are The Young American Rising Professional Tennis Stars?
The USTA Player Development pipeline is full of young Americans hopeful of breaking in to the top 10 in the WTA and ATP and fulfilling their professional tennis dreams.
Here are the rising stars and some recent accomplishments. The SCTA will follow them in 2017 and post their weekly results so that you can be in the know about the future stars of American professional tennis.
Young Women Tennis Stars:
- CiCi Bellis: 17, ranked WTA 92, former #1 Junior in the World
- Kayla Day: 17, ranked WTA 195, 2016 US Open Jr Champion, currently ranked #2 Junior in the World
- Claire Liu: 16, ranked #9 Junior in the World
- Taylor Johnson: 16, ranked #11 Junior in the World
- Raven Kingsley: 18, ranked WTA 305.
- Jenny Brady: former UCLA player, WTA 113 and moving up
- Robin Anderson: former UCLA player, WTA 239 and moving up
Young Men Tennis Stars:
- Taylor Fritz: 19, ranked ATP 76, 2016 ATP Star of Tomorrow Award, 2015 ITF Junior World Champion, 2015 Jr US Open champion
- Jared Donaldson: 20, ATP 105
- Frances Tiafoe: 18, ATP 108, started training at Junior Tennis Champions Center (JTCC) in Maryland, a USTA National Junior Tennis and Learning program
- Stefan Kozlov: 18, ATP 116, 2014 Junior Australian Open finalist and Junior Wimbledon finalist
- Michael Mmoh: 18, ATP 198
- Reilly Opelka: 19, ATP 204, 2015 Junior Wimbledon champion, 6 feet 11 inches and still growing