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We want to tell you about a program that he's really going to.
The future tennis stars.
America and and of the world actually -- spanning the globe this morning and who better to tell us about it than I can't believe she's here Chris Everett.
Is joining us Chris thank you so much for being here and I want to introduce.
Along with you Victoria as a -- and yes rebel groups and it is so nice to meet you how good tennis player are you.
I have -- and act.
I can tell ya from her point of view and from the scientists it's always easier today than just talking about yourself.
You have to you can you -- you're you're you're -- -- in the top of exactly.
-- for all those -- Considering endorsements if you don't have enough already they really should latch on now I'm giving you inside scoop on this -- one.
You've always loved tennis yet since I was -- It -- -- it's just started right away and fell in love with the game you know.
And I couldn't.
Just let go -- -- keep playing and playing -- like ten hours advances.
And it's it's amazing sport -- I hope you know we encourage a lot of getting kids to.
To go out there and.
Do what we do it's such a healthy sport crafts it's satisfying it is it's the kind of -- that you don't have to be so great -- you can always is are you -- in your -- into play anywhere I think it's a threat on the core I know about -- that I -- KOI can remember certain players that had a bit of -- -- night view.
People have so much class to the game and obviously this next contenders program.
And people can check it out at the website will tell -- Kennedy and next contender stopped her.
It won't really help us learn the names and -- actually have one that I could pronounce yeah.
About half you know -- -- the sportsmanship.
Do -- -- inspiring young kids to look at this instead of sitting in front of their computers for hours on -- why did you get involved in the program.
I'm not involved because I that very much like American Express believed in the philosophy of supporting the up and coming.
Players and it's you know there -- future and you know I think right now the way tennis is you've got.
Like Serena Williams and Venus -- -- got some players that you know and won't be around.
In a few years because at the end of there may be thirty -- 31.
And it's important to -- Alcan and I -- I was fifty when I was fifteen or sixteen I was in next contender you know when I was an upcoming.
And I needed that support to really get means that next.
Plateau so that the wonderful thing about technology now is if you just.
Like you said just go on line.
You could read about.
And back in support these young players read about their training -- about how they're feeling about their matches.
It's really engaging with them minutes -- real connection that.
We've never had before and and what is it about Victoria that makes her now ranked so highly in the game.
A -- she's really really gutsy and I love the way that she.
A taxable she's aggressive base liner.
She has tenacity I think she really loves competing and does not shy away from pressure I think she enjoys.
In the mental part of the game is so important.
Now -- days she has all the shots she's got power.
And I think it's just you know getting -- next level.
It will be -- the next level that will propel her to -- and number one or number two victory there aren't very many levels left.
It's how old -- you.
And already you're sitting next to Chris Everett then you're playing so so well and you have all the shots from what I am hearing.
What do you hope to achieve then from here.
Well you know -- Very.
As Chris very competitive person and what I wanna be is due to being the best you know.
The win grand slams and number one that's my priority and I.
Number one -- so.
There's so many -- -- that has to be you know.
Set up perfectly and be on this stages of the book thicker -- seems like.
-- -- really close and in other ways it's.
Pretty far away as well also there's a lot of hard work there's nothing else than you know hard work and putting all the things together.
And just you know keep keep believing that game where He trained.
I trained pretty much everywhere you know as a percent of Americans -- the -- you throw around the world then you can never so.
In one place but that I like suspense sometimes in the states I had my pre season done in Florida.
Some of filing for home or or you are and but different places you know I like to -- -- have a chance to also visit some of the places that I have never been.
And unfortunately don't have some tournaments there but hopefully -- in -- future it's going to be.
More -- more involved in globally and finally you can accomplish nose to help bring tennis to other big -- limits.
Easy being in Toulouse had its -- being -- we have so many schools and sets so many.
More mucus that is like you know what American Express is doing -- -- with a fresh -- everything so.
We're really excited to see it.
Everytime I go back to see some of the juniors and the kids you know who are really doing well and -- to play with them want them so.
It's it's very exciting to see and how many.
Kids get involved more and for me -- really proud.
What's your message to them into these youngsters who really love the game.
But maybe live in the city where they you know an inner city where they're not necessarily able to get to court.
If they have a dream to play what would you say in terms of pursuing that tree.
I -- -- them you know to enjoy every moment because if you enjoyed.
Doing what you what you do it makes it more.
-- more exciting and you can accomplish so much more in what is it added to your life to be able to keep us.
Everything I mean -- becoming somebody that you know people recognize also in the streets and for me the most important this.
If a lot of kids look up to meaningful.
As -- as a person medical professionals.
Because other than him He couldn't be more prone --