WHEN YOU’RE AT A TOURNAMENT it’s much different than when you’re just practicing. You see how you react unde a pressure situation and what your real game is. At a tournament you can really see what your strengths and weakness are. What you need to work on.
As I advanced, my parents and I went to TennisLink and began setting goals for my future tournaments. I followed other players because I wanted to play with competitors who would make me better.