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Tommy PaulTommy Paul, from Greenville, North Carolina, is the #1 ranked 12 & under in USTA North Carolina, Southern and National (as of 12/09). Tommy has represented the United States around the world playing in Croatia, England, France and Canada. He currently participates in the USTA player development program and in the last year has captured many titles winning two gold balls, one silver ball and two bronze balls playing in USTA National events.

“I love the competition and the experiences I have had.”

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In 2009 Tommy was chosen as the North Carolina Junior Player of the year. Tommy travels the world regularly competing in the most prestigious junior events in the world. Age : (Rank B12s)
State : NC
State Rank : 1
Sect'l Rank : 1
Nat'l Rank : 2

In fact, his intense tournament schedule included competing in 122 tournament matches last year. When Tommy is not competing, he trains 3 hours a day, 5 days a week. Tommy’s parents share the coaching duties with the USTA National Coaches in Boca Raton, FL helping this young prodigy maximize his potential. One of Tommy’s favorite hitting partners is his sister Jessie Lynn, who also is an extremely talented junior tennis player.

Outside of tennis, Tommy enjoys BMX biking, skate boarding, skim boarding, and plays basketball. Tommy can be spotted at ECU football games cheering on the Pirates when his busy travel schedule allows a down weekend.

Here are some interesting facts about Tommy: Tommy Paul representing the United States

  • MTN: What makes tennis fun for you?
    Tommy: Training with my friend Jon and my sister Jessie Lynn.
  • MTN: How did you get into the game of tennis?
    Tommy: My parents own a health club and since I spent a lot of time there I figured that tennis looked like a good way to pass the time. Then I got hooked.
  • MTN: What do you love about tennis specifically?
    Tommy: I love the competition and the experiences I have had.
  • MTN: Anything else you would like to share?
    Tommy: Training tennis has given me so many opportunities to travel to places and meet great people. I have been able to travel to Croatia, Montreal, England, France and many other places. I feel so fortunate to see the world by playing a sport I love.
  • MTN: What are your future plans?
    Tommy: To become the best tennis player I can be, whatever that may be.
  • MTN: Would you like to thank a particular person for your success?
    Tommy: I would like to thank my parents, my friends, and all of the USTA coaches.

MyTennisNetwork is proud to share Tommy’s story.  If you are training hard and developing your game, you too can be a featured player. Click Here to learn more. Tommy will receive a free pair of Wilson Vision Tennis shoes compliments of Wilson.

* Ranking as of March 29th 2010

Tommy's Favorites
Favorite Food: Ice Cream
Favorite Vacation: St Augustine
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite Singer: Lil Wayne
Favorite Movie: Any Comedy
Favorite Actor: Will Smith
Favorite Tennis Player: Gael Monfils

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 March 2010 00:50
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