Sam Clarke is swapping the South Lakes for the Great Lakes after signing a tennis scholarship in America.
The 17-year-old, a pupil at Kirkbie Kendal School, has signed a National Letter of Intent to join the University of Illinois Springfield.
Clarke, who is also a member of both Kendal and Heversham tennis clubs, opted to commit to the 'Prairie Stars' of UIS as it offers him both the best developmental pathway for his tennis, while also providing him with a highly regarded degree from the world ranked University of Illinois.
Clarke was featured by The Westmorland Gazette (UK) on May 1, 2015.
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