Osuigwe on “Trans World Sport” radar

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Many of the tennis’s future stars have gotten the “Trans World Sport” treatment – prospects hyped as the next great ones.

The latest is 15-year-old American Whitney Osuigwe.

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Among former subjects are Roger Federer, Maria Sharapova, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic Serena and Venus Williams – all bonafide superstars.

But there have been others – 12-year-old Maria Shishkina – a “superstar in the making” and “the next Maria Sharapova”. (Here’s an update on her). Emily Appleton, Camila OsorioBorna Devald – “the next sensation of Croatian tennis.” And Bernard Tomic.

Predictions of future greatness are risky. And the pressure is immense.

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