TFP 318: Benjamin Kittay — How to Thrive as a Multi-Sport Athlete, Dominate Junior Tennis, and Compete at the Division I & ATP Tour Level

On Episode 318 of The Tennis Files Podcast, you’ll learn how to thrive as a multi-sport athlete, dominate junior tennis, and compete at the Division I & ATP Tour Level with Benjamin Kittay. Benjamin currently plays Division I college tennis at The University of North Carolina. He reached as high as No. 32 in the ITA doubles rankings and finished the year ranked No. 39. Benjamin was ranked #1 in Maryland in the juniors. He also reached the Round of 32 in the 2023 NCAA Doubles Championships. Benjamin won five TF Junior Singles & Doubles titles and is an ATP ranked player on the Pro Tour. He was also a catcher during the MLB lockout. On the show, you’ll learn how Benjamin managed to play both tennis and baseball at the highest level, his experience playing Division I college tennis at UNC vs on the ATP Tour, the most important technical changes he's made in his game, how he lost 20lbs by dedicating himself to fitness, and much more! I hope you enjoy my interview with Benjamin! Let us know what you think about the episode in the comments below! And be sure to subscribe to Tennis Files to receive the latest tennis content to improve your game straight to your inbox! 30 College Tennis Coaches Reveal Top Character Traits of Successful Student-Athletes Benjamin’s Instagram Page Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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