Jean Lupien

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Jean went to boarding school and spent every Saturday night hitting tennis balls against the wall. She scored a lucky break and got a tryout with a famous tennis coach (Renee Richards - the one who got Martina Navratilova to #1 in the world). While she couldn't hit ten forehands in a row, Jean could dive on cement and hit balls between her legs. Based on Jean's potential, Renee took her on as her protégé. But, because Renee lived in NYC, it was suggested that Jean study in Manhattan to accommodate her training schedule. Read more...