He's the current No. 3-ranked junior ITF boy, but his name is incredibly familiar at the height of the ATP Tour. Wondering how this could be? 17-year-old Martin Damm Jr. is no stranger to the best tennis in the world, and that's because his father, Martin Damm Sr. competed professionally, was ranked inside the top 50 in singles, and even claimed a Grand Slam title in doubles.
What started as a hobby and mainly as a fan from his dad's players box has turned into a unique journey for this IMG Academy tennis trainee. Here's a look at why Damm is playing the sport he loves while emulating much of what he learned from his father. Press play on this My Legacy video below to learn more about the Damms' story.
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