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In this episode we speak to British youngster Arthur Fery.
The 19-year-old came within 1 match of making the main draw at Wimbledon this year, beating former top 40 player Matthew Ebden in the Qualifying at Roehampton.
Arthur has recently hit a career high world ranking of 840. He had a successful junior career reaching world junior number 12, and made the semi-finals of the boys doubles at both Wimbledon and the Australian Open. He´s now studying at California´s Stanford University, signing with the highest UTR of all freshman in 2019, 13.94.
Arthur´s parents are French but he grew up in Wimbledon, not far from the All England Club. His mother, Olivia, also played professional tennis, reaching the top 200 in the world and representing France in the Fed Cup. His father Loic is the owner of French Ligue 1 football team Lorient.
Listen to Arthur talk to CTC host Dan Kiernan about:-
- Why he thinks his junior career was so beneficial
- The impact his Mum has had on his tennis
- Why he thinks game identity is so important
- His decision to go to US College and his time so far at Stanford University
- The benefits of working with 2 Coaches
- The importance of enjoying your tennis!
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Links Mentioned in this Episode:-
Arthur Ferry on Instagram: @arthurfery