Archive | September, 2012

ITALY’S GOT TALENT…but will they make it to the top?

20 Sep

 ATP Challenger final, Harbour Club, Milano

Three Fed Cup victories since 2006, Francesca Schiavone’s 2011 French Open title and Sara Errani’s runner up effort this year on the Roland Garros clay illustrate the strength of Italian tennis. And with 3 women into the round of 16 at Wimbledon and 6 men in the ATP top 100, Australian High Performance coach and tennis writer, Jamie Parrott ventured to Italy to find out what is driving the rise in Italian tennis and how far it can go?

Look out for the full article in the October edition of the Australian Tennis Magazine… and later next month on this blog.