WELSH TENNIS PROSPECT HEADS FOR USA

7 Sep 2007

Welsh junior tennis star Nick Jones is heading to the USAWelsh teenage tennis prospect Nick Jones is heading for the USA on the next step of his development towards the professional ranks.

Nick, from Cardiff, was British champion at under-14 level last season, and is seen as a potential future star.

Based at the Esporta tennis centre in Cardiff, the 15-year-old from Pontrpennau, is due to take up a place at the prestigious Nick Saviano High Performance Tennis Academy in Florida.

He plans to stay there for at least a year, with his father, Howard working there as a coach.

The Academy is run by world-leading developmental coach Nick Saviano, who has helped develop many players who have gone on to become Grand Slam winners in both singles and doubles.