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USTA moves Orange Bowl to clay

Updated: April 6, 2011, 3:14 PM ET
Associated Press

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- The U.S. Tennis Association is moving the Orange Bowl International Tennis Championships back to clay courts this year.

The junior tournament will be played Dec. 5-11 at the Frank Veltri Tennis Center in Plantation, Fla. It's been held on hard courts in Key Biscayne since 1998; before that, it was played on clay in Miami Beach.

USTA Player Development general manager Patrick McEnroe said Wednesday he likes the switch to green clay because "if you play more on ...

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