The New York Times interviews Sam Duvall '05, agent of rising tennis starts Isner and Oudin

A New York Times story notes that Sam Duvall ’05, a philosophy major at Bates, represents both John Isner, who upset Andy Roddick at the U.S. Open, as well as 17-year-old Melanie Oudin, who outlasted Maria Sharapova, the 2006 women’s champion, in three sets. The story says that Duvall, “a former player at NCAA Division III Bates College…has a tennis stable has become the stuff of fantasy players’ dreams overnight.” His two clients are “very real to people,” Duvall tells the paper. “That’s kind of the attraction.” (View story.)

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