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Noah Rubin's tough learning lesson

American teenager figuring out what it takes to survive on the tennis circuit

Updated: August 20, 2014, 9:58 AM ET
By Sandra Harwitt | ESPN.com

Sometimes a change of heart can turn into lucky life-changing experiences.

That's just what has happened for 18-year-old Noah Rubin of Long Island, the reigning Wimbledon junior boys' singles champion and USTA boys' national champion in singles and doubles. The latter success at Kalamazoo, Michigan, earlier this month came with two big bonuses: US Open main-draw wild cards into the singles and doubles. And just like that Rubin went from being another teen trying to make his mark at lower-level ...

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