IMG signs 15 year old tennis phenom Robin Montgomery



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IMG signs 15 year old tennis phenom Robin Montgomery

15 year old American teen Robin Montgomery has been signed by IMG Tennis.

IMG signs 15 year old American teen Robin Montgomery

Montgomery is one of the rising stars in the women's game and is ranked No. 5 in the ITF junior world rankings.

In January, she reached the quarter-finals of the Australian Open Junior Grand Slam event. In December, the young American won the under-18 title at the prestigious Orange Bowl.event. It was her first Grade A title. She was also part of the American team that won the Junior Fed Cup by BNP Paribas in September 2019.

She has received a wild card for the upcoming US Open Grand Slam event later this month in New York. It will be her first appearance in the main draw of a Grand Slam event.

In an interview, Montgomery told the ITF website, "My aims and ambitions over the next few years are just focusing on building myself as a player and get more experience on the pro tour if possible”.

She was also invited by the USTA to experience the Fed Cup environment during the February tie against Latvia along with fellow top juniors. The American team included Serena Williams, Australian Open champ Sofia Kenin, Alison Riske, Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Coco Gauff.

On the pro circuit, Montgomery is currently ranked No. 597 in the world. She has played only four tournaments on the pro circuit in singles as of now, winning her most recent event - the W25 Las Vegas event - in March just prior to the tennis shutdown.

IMG is a global sports, other events and talent management company headquartered in New York City It is owned by Endeavor and Silver Lake Partners since 2013. IMG provides representation and management to athletes in various sports.

Some of the tennis players that IMG has represented in tennis currently or in the past include Novak Djokovic, Naomi Osaka, Gaël Monfils, Li Na, Kei Nishikori, Maria Sharapova, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Venus Williams, Serena Williams, Petra Kvitová, Garbiñe Muguruza, Nick Kyrgios, Madison Keys, Monica Seles, John McEnroe, Kevin Anderson, Jack Sock and Vasek Pospisil.

IMG also owns IMG Academy, a private educational institution located in Bradenton, Florida, which specialises in sports training. Tennis is one of the sports offered at the IMG Academy and it is considered to be one of the top academies for young players in the tennis world.