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South Florida talent shows up all over US Open draw

South Florida talent shows up all over US Open draw

Although the U.S. Open doesn't begin until Monday in New York, local tennis fans could've gotten a sneak preview of several main-draw participants in recent weeks just by playing on their hometown courts across South Florida. Last week at Sunset Lakes community in Miramar, lifelong Pembroke Pines resident Sonya Kenin was preparing for her WTA and grand slam debut in a rigorous practice session under the watchful eye of her father/coach Alex Kenin. Sonya Kenin, still an amateur, is eighth in the ITF junior rankings and 765th in the world, although the USTA lists her under her given name Sofia instead of Sonya, which she prefers. She earned her main-draw berth by winning the USTA...

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