23 Sep Getting To Know: Zimbabwean Tennis Player Benjamin Lock Turns Pro
Meet Benjamin Lock, a young tennis player who has a great tennis future ahead of him as he just turned pro this year. Born and raised in Harare, Zimbabwe, Lock moved to the United States to study and play tennis at Florida State University (FSU).
During his last season as an integral member of the FSU Seminoles tennis team, Lock became the 1st FSU Seminole player to rank in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) singles Top 10 (No. 9) since Jean-Yves Aubone in 2009. He was named ITA Most Improved player, ITA Arthur Ashe Sportsmanship and Leadership winner (Southeast region), ITA All-American after being a seeded player in the NCAA Tournament, and 1st FSU singles All-American since 2009 and just the third overall, among other accolades.
For more about Lock’s journey to the tennis professional circuit, please listen to our latest episode of ATD Podcast featuring Lock which will be posted next Wednesday (9/28/16).