#American Teenager’s #Tennis Game Shaped by #Argentina’s Clay

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Some #Americans go to #Argentina to learn the tango, others to study the fine art of winemaking or to immerse themselves in the language.

#JaredDonaldson, an #American from #RhodeIsland, went to Argentina when he was 15 for the better part of two and a half years to learn #Tennis on Argentine clay and to study the fine art of topspin.

What #Donaldson, now 19, learned there helped him upset 12th-seeded #DavidGoffin in the first round of the #USOpen and 32nd-ranked #ViktorTroicki in the second round.

Read more at: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/02/sports/tennis/american-teenagers-tennis-game-shaped-by-argentinas-clay.html?_r=0

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