The reason I didn’t take the baseball route is because they don’t have rankings for baseball players.
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If they had rankings in baseball, maybe I would have been able to do the math and figure out my chances of being a professional baseball player versus a tennis player. But that was the decision-maker for me, I just thought I was better in tennis.
I knew I was the second-best tennis player in the state of Florida and No. 8 in the United States of America when I was 12 years old and I couldn’t tell you what I was in baseball, but I liked my chances in tennis of getting a scholarship to college.
|Birth:||17th August, 1970|
James Spencer "Jim" Courier, Jr. was born in Sanford, Florida, USA. He is an American former World No. 1 professional tennis player. During his career, he won four Grand Slam singles titles, two at the French Open and two at the Australian Open. He also won five Masters 1000 series titles.
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