US academy tennis is making a grand entrance at Indian Wells 2023
The level of US collegiate tennis has grown steadily in recent years, presenting many young tennis players with a viable option in training, offering the opportunity to improve their game without the pressure and demands of the professional circuit. This allows players to challenge themselves and go pro as they mature.
Additionally, more and more international players are choosing to study and play on the US collegiate circus, which greatly enriches the competition and has made the NCAA championship title an important stepping stone on the road to becoming a pro.
The relevance of this fact became clear at Indian Wells 2023, why ben shelton, 2022 NCAA Champion, Emma Navarre2021 NCAA champion and Peyton Stearns2022 NCAA Champion, managed to make it through the first round and demonstrated the high level of play they achieved throughout their collegiate careers.