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Athlete’s Perspective: Men’s tennis builds on international player base

By Matias Soto | Contributor

Head men’s tennis coach Brian Boland and his staff believe that giving opportunities to foreign players is the way to build the culture they want in order to win a national championship.

Many college teams incorporate players from outside America and mix them with American players to build their programs. The Baylor men’s tennis team has seven players from outside of the United States and only one American on its roster.

Johannes Schretter from Austria, who graduated in May 2019, had some words of dedication after playing tennis for Baylor.

“Baylor made the biggest impact in my life so far and [winning] the Big 12 tournament last semester.