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Jon Sorbo
USA
Birthdate: 19-Nov-1962
Birthplace: Providence, R.I., USA
Residence: Richmond Hill, Canada
Nationality: USA/Canadian (dual citizen)
Likes: Golf, Thoroughbred horse racing
Speaks: English
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Coaching Career:

 

2010
Returned to coaching as a coach of ATP player Philip Bester
Continues to work with select players and acts as a consultant to National and Provincial tennis organizations and coaches

 

2007
Retired from coaching to spend more time with his family

 

2004-2006
Director of the National Training Centre in Toronto for Tennis Canada 

 

2006
Coached 16 year-old Philip Bester to the finals of Roland Garros' ITF U18, defeating world #1 Thiemo DeBakker along the way. Philip won his first live Davis Cup singles match later that summer and finished the year ranked #8 in the ITF Jr World Rankings

 

1998-2005
Personal coach of Canadian star Frank Dancevic, who was one of the top juniors in the world.
He won the Wimbledon Boy's doubles title (w/G. Lapentti), before moving on to a successful professional career which saw him rise to a Career High ATP ranking of #65; Frank has reached three ATP Tour finals and has wins over Top 10 players: Roddick, Nalbandian, Verdasco, Blake, Del Potro and Tsonga 

 

2004 
Named Davis Cup Coach for Canada and Head Men's National Coach for Tennis Canada

 

Formed, and was Chairman of, the Sports Science Committee for Tennis Canada, and designed and implemented the template for Tennis Canada's Sports Science National Training Camps. Milos Raonic was a participant in the first National Training Camp as a 14 year-old

 

Playing Career:

 

Top 10 player in the juniors (Florida) 
Won the 1987 Florida State Men's Open Championship 
Played #1 singles and doubles at the Southern Illinois University (Edwardsville) for the 1984 NCAA Division ll National Champion Cougars 
Obtained a top 300 ATP Ranking before his career was cut short by illness

 

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