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Life's not easy on pro tennis circuit

Nicholas Monroe won the amateur Easter Bowl and Copper Bowl tennis tournaments at 14. He earned a scholarship to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was near the best in the nation during his four years at the school. He won 100 matches, second on the Tar Heels' all-time wins list. He turned pro in 2004 and has gotten as high as 288th in the world, and last month, Monroe won the Veracruz Cordoba tournament in Mexico. (Bradenton Herald)

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