Mark Leschly from UTR talks Tennis with Craig Shapiro (EP69)

04.20.2020 - By Under Review Tennis Podcast

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Mark Leschly , one of the more interesting businessman we have spoken to, has lived an incredible life in tennis.
As a child he grew up in Denmark and then Princeton,  New Jersey, with a father, jan Leschly that was an exceptional pro tennis player.  In 1967 Jan Leschly reched the semifinals of the US  Open.  He told us about his brothers that played at Princeton University.  As a junior tennis player, Mark Leschly  spent his summers in Denmark and then was recruited and played tennis at Harvard University.  After a short time on tour Mark Leschly entered the world of venture capital. 
On this episode MARK LESCHLY  tells us his perspectives on the  tennis landscape. Marc explains what it was like to attend Harvard University.  The CEO  discussed his short   time on the tennis tour, and how injuries ended his dream of playing pro tennis.  He explains how he loved playing college tennis, and how the coach of Harvard introduced him to Universal Tennis. . He explains how the UTR works and how he sees it evolving.  Mark Leschly told us about how he thinks a commissioner of tennis would be a welcome addition to the sport of tennis.
(Recorded March 10, 2019. Released April 20, 2020)
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UTR, Universal Tennis Rating, Tennis, Technology, Algorithm, Novak Djokovic, Ivan Lendl, Australia, Tennis Australia, Harvard, Princeton, New Jersey, Jan Leschly

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