The 19-year-old Columérin is on the University of North Georgia for a Bachelor of Business Finance. His expertise is because of finish in two and a half years.
“When I was in fourth grade, I already had the USA in the back of my mind. Then I got to know people who had gone there. It boosted my motivation.” Since August 2019, Yann Frezouls has been dwelling his American dream on the University of North Georgia. “I started playing tennis at the age of 7 at the Tournefeuille club on hard courts. At first, I wanted to play football, but there was no more room. My grandmother was a fan of tennis. Suddenly, I watched a lot at home. That’s how I quickly got hooked with this discipline, “remembers the younger man (19 years outdated), whose idol is named Rafael Nadal.
“Our team was first in the Eastern Conference”
His adaptation to American soil was additionally facilitated by the presence of different French gamers, together with a membership accomplice. “I left with Paul Pahun. Since then, he is no longer there. As for the pace of training, I had already had the experience of the Colomiers club academy, which I joined in September 2016. J ‘was then in 2nd and ranked 5/6. So knowing that I was going to have a busy schedule in Georgia, in the end, that did not scare me too much. I knew more or less what to expect “, specifies- he does.
Unfortunately, Covid-19 requires, Yann has up to now performed just one season since his arrival throughout the Atlantic. “When the championship was stopped at the beginning of the year due to the health crisis, our team was at that point first in the Eastern Conference. So it was all the more frustrating. We are in Division 2, either , as the name suggests, the second highest level in the United States. I returned to France at the beginning of December. I will stay there until January 7. I had been back here since my departure. good to find his relatives and his bearings. However, with the context that we know, I do not yet know what awaits me for 2021. I can not hide my concerns “, acknowledges the Columérin.
“Live the experience to the full”
If the well being scenario returns to “normal”, this former 1/6 (in 2019) can have one other two and a half years to spend in Uncle Sam’s nation: “For the moment, I am not yet thinking of professional tennis. My priority is to live the experience to the full, both in terms of tennis and studies. Finally, concerning injuries, I have so far been spared from the big physical problems. “