SI Tennis Podcast: USTA Player Development head Martin Blackman - Sports Illustrated

Blackman in addition discusses his objectives regarding American juniors and the factors, besides ranking, that he believes are usually essential in predicting future good results for that small players: athletic ability, toughness, size, competitiveness along with more. Listen to the SI Tennis Podcast beneath and in addition to tune inside to much more episodes, or other Sports Illustrated Podcasts,click here.

In this week's episode of the SI Tennis Beyond your Baseline Podcast,Sports Illustratedexecutive editor and also host JonWertheimtalks withUSTAPlayer Development head Martin Blackman.

Blackman had been named as Patrick McEnroe's successor for the USTA Player Development general manager position inside April 2015 and worked part-time in his academy throughout Boca Raton, Fla., until June. Blackman in addition addresses the physical toll and frequency regarding injury throughout tennis, female coaches and more.. Throughout the podcast, Wertheim along with Blackman discuss the contests that the USTAfaces in growing tennis as a sport, which includes competing against team sports who have more of the social aspect along using other barriers associated with entry with regard to small players