Tennis Smart

Tennis Smart specialises in American University placement, player transition and development for young tennis players, with a big emphasis on personal welfare and mentoring for athletes.

Tennis Smart has been created by former British No. 1 in doubles Sarah Borwell, who attended the University of Houston before forging a successful career on the WTA Tour. Sarah brings a wealth of experience of college tennis and the transition to the pro-tour. Tennis Smart supports players of all standard, and helps players and parents assess their options and offers a guiding hand and detailed practical advice to help them make the right choices for the next stage of their tennis development.

If you don’t feel ready for the transition to the Tour and would like to investigate whether the US college system is for you, Tennis Smart will guide you through the registration process and offer individually-tailored advice. Once at college, we will monitor you throughout, working closely with your coach and, upon graduation, helping with your transition to the Tour or to the working world.

The application system NCAA colleges is complicated and is full of confusing rules which must be followed but Tennis Smart will be there to guide you every step of the way. It all starts with making the right academic decisions at an early age, so please feel free to contact Tennis Smart and we will happily advise you with the initial steps which need to be taken. It’s never too early to start planning.

At Tennis Smart, we nurture young players and help them develop as people as well as athletes, because creating successful tennis players is not just about a forehand and a backhand – it’s about a helping hand as well.

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