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Marietta, GA 30060
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Sydney Grant (Universal Tennis Academy/Blackburn)

  • Hometown   Marietta, Georgia
    Club/Facility you currently
    teach at?
      UTA at Blackburn Tennis Center (Tennis Professional)
    How did you get involved in teaching tennis?   I grew up playing junior tennis in the Atlanta area - I 
    returned post college to work with my former junior
    coach and fell in love with teaching
    Diehard fan of what sports team?   Carolina Panthers
    Best part of your game?   My mental strength, in addition to left-handed angles
    and dropshots
    Dream doubles match would be me and....   Stan Wawrinka
    When I'm not teaching tennis I'm.....   Traveling and hiking mountains all over the United States

    My favorite tennis memory is...

    Winning the Atlantic 10 Conference multiple times with 
    my teammates

    My favorite pro player is....   Jennifer Capriati
    #1 reason why I enjoy teaching & coaching tennis   I love coaching tennis because it gives me the 
    opportunity to give back to a sport that has shaped
    my entire life.  My happiest moments have come from 
    tennis and the people I've encountered along the way. 
    It is a true blessing to serve as a mentor for players in
    the Atlanta community. I am able to share my experience
    to enhance the lives of others.  I had incredible coaches throughout my career and it is an insurmountable reward
    to watch players grow on and off the court.  
    What important tennis message do you want to promote?   Tennis allows for character building on and off the court.
    I feel very strongly about being a gracious player no
    matter the outcome of a match.  Always use practice or
    match play as a way to improve yourself and positively
    impact those around you.




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