BV North graduate Jack Sock, who finished his high school career in May with an undefeated record and four Class 6A singles titles, has decided to become a professional.
The news release is below.
This isn’t a surprise. Sock has excelled on the pro level already, so for him to give up playing in college makes sense.
TOP-RANKED JUNIOR AMERICAN TENNIS PLAYER
JACK SOCK TURNS PRO
OVERLAND PARK, KS (July 25, 2011) – Jack Sock, the 2010 U.S. Open Junior champion, announced today that he has turned pro. The winner of 21 USTA National championships, Sock, 18, has signed a long-term sponsorship deal with Adidas and will join the Adidas Pro Training Camp in Las Vegas to assist in his preparations for the U.S. Open.
Sock is represented by CAA Sports, a division of Creative Artists Agency, the world's leading entertainment and sports agency. CAA Sports represents several of the world's top tennis players including the 2011 Men's Wimbledon champion and current #1 Novak Djokovic and #4 Andy Murray, and tennis legends Andre Agassi and Stefanie Graf; among others.