Association of Birthdate with Success of Nationally Ranked Junior Tennis Players in the United States

  title={Association of Birthdate with Success of Nationally Ranked Junior Tennis Players in the United States},
  author={Craig P. Giacomini},
  journal={Perceptual and Motor Skills},
  pages={381 - 386}
  • C. Giacomini
  • Published 1 October 1999
  • Education
  • Perceptual and Motor Skills
The objective was to assess the effect of birthdate on successful performance in tennis by junior tennis players in the United States and to address the question of whether “birthdate effect” persisted with ongoing age toward adulthood. The national rankings and birtbdates of junior tennis players in each age division were obtained from the United States Tennis Association. The number of male and female junior tennis players ranked within the top 100 in their respective age divisions with… 

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