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Jay Berger - Head of Men’s Tennis

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Berger was named the Head of Men’s Tennis in 2008 after joining the USTA National coaching staff in 2003. Prior to joining the USTA staff, Berger served as the head men’s and women’s coach at the University of Miami. In August, Berger served as the assistant coach of the U.S. Olympic men’s tennis team for the first time.

Berger played professionally for five years and reached a career high of No. 7 in the world while winning four ATP singles titles. He was a member of the U.S. Davis Cup team in 1988 and 1990, posting a 2-0 singles record, and during his career he recorded wins over Pete Sampras, Michael Chang and Boris Becker, among others. Berger played collegiately at Clemson University, where he was an All-American in 1986. In 1985, Berger won the USTA Boys’ National Championship, which earned him a wild card to the main draw of the ’85 US Open where he reached the fourth round – the best finish of any reigning Boys’ 18s champion in the open era.

 

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