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China is to become top in another sport by for tennis. They already proved their strength as a sporting nation by the medals table at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Their new is to produce tennis players good enough to be Wimbledon champions. They would also happily for the Australian, French and U.S. Opens. The Sky News TV channel from Britain reported on the the Chinese are making to become a tennis superpower. If countries like Sweden, and more recently Serbia, can produce champs, then China have a great chance. They have the and the determination to their dream. China already has a model for the younger tennis starlets to look up to. She is Zheng Jie who the Wimbledon semi-finals in 2008.

Sky News China Holly Williams visited the Xiannongtan School in Beijing. There, she saw children as young as six being trained to for sporting in the future. She spoke to the training manager Huang Hongjun about his training . Mr Hongjun said: "We pick the students by testing the of their bodies. It's important we get it right, because if we choose then they won't turn out to be champions." One of the future hopefuls of the school is 11-year-old Hao Huatian. He six days a week, has no school holidays and only sees his parents once a week. Williams reported: “He has already won a national championship, and extraordinary focus for a player of his age.” His is a name to watch for before the end of this .



 


 
 
 
 
 
 
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