Nick Bollettieri has passed away. The great tennis master has been hospitalized for some time and today, at the age of 91, announced that he had passed away from the previous no. 2 from the world Tommy Haas, from his profile Instagram he wrote: “So many memories, I don’t know where to begin. Thank you for your time, wisdom, effort, experience, and willingness to share your skills. I will definitely miss you.”
Nick Bollettieri, the son of Italian immigrants in the United States, was born in 1931 in Pelham, New York, W.C He rose to prominence for his years as Director of Tennis Operations at the Dorado Beach Hotel in Puerto Rico in the early 1970s (Rockefeller property) And then Founded in 1978 by a California tennis school, the “Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy” (Nbta), is still active as the IMG Academy.
Many great champions have passed through this school (12 No. 1 in the world in total), Including Jim Courier, Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, Boris Becker, Marcelo Rios, Monica Seles, Martina Hingis, Jennifer Capriati, Martina Hingis, Jelena Jankovic, Maria Sharapova, without forgetting williams sisters, Who started attending Nick camps from a young age (Venus 10 years old and Serena 9 years old).
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