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post #38 of (permalink) Old Apr 8th, 2009, 11:08 PM
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Re: Madison Keys...future star

Originally Posted by hammerhead View Post
This is really great "good news story!" Very happy for her.

ps, But I still think she turned pro way too young...mostly for emotional/development reasons. If she did it to be able to accept a Nike contract, then just think how screwed she got for signing so early. Imagine what the deal would have been if she had won this match before she signed.
Good point. I think junior stars have to be very careful. A good junior career at a young age, hype in the media, and sponsors don't insure a good pro career. Sometimes it can actually hinder them. Prime example there would be Donald Young...

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