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The game is centuries old but Tennessee's -- catering to a new crowd who -- -- -- -- Kids taking to court's by the thousands for ten and under tennis reporter and.
And parents who works for kids every day for the last three years.
And if -- -- exploded the United States Tennis Association is outfitting courts all over the US making them kid friendly.
Your little -- the ball's moving too fast -- miles and two time Iraq it's to -- And so we could type of sports courts are smaller and sort of racquets the balls are bigger and move slower.
The US TA says changing up the game for youngsters could help discover the -- next legend.
If we get a lot more kids playing the odds of somebody coming out like Serena or.
Federer someone like that but they just increased most rewarding -- Watson on the improve actually the thing you'd get a kid.
I can't catch a -- zero mortars goes all.
Then once the season ends the -- -- -- -- ol' ball they know how to like move their feet populism of fall over and this is so good -- normally improved throughout the season.
Former tennis pro Katrina Adams runs a youth program in New York it's so exciting to see -- how enthusiastic they are.
For the parents of -- -- how might count -- really good my child really hits this really likes this.
And and that's what we build on in our program and were able to really.
Develop these kids at a much faster rate tennis is even a favorite of the First Lady.
Michelle Obama and her let's move campaign joined forces with the US TA to fight childhood.
-- city I love the game of tennis I really do it's a great way to stay healthy that they fit it's a great way to stay active.
With that obesity in childhood obesity really being.
A big factor -- in America.
It's huge for us to be able to get these children on the court at an earlier age get them involved get them active and having fun.
To give me an idea of just how popular the youth program is just look at the sales of those kids sized balls.
The US TA says they've gone from about 400000.
A year to more than four and a half million.
In just a four year span in New York -- -- apple Fox News.
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