Teenager getting an education on tour

Most athletes don't turn down scholarships to USC. But Sam Querrey's decision to turn pro was the right choice for America's top teen on tour.

Updated: February 20, 2007, 11:43 AM ET
By Bonnie DeSimone | Special to ESPN.com

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Sam Querrey opted for on-the-job training instead of going to college, but socially, sometimes it's hard to tell the difference. At 19, he's a popular freshman pledge in the close-knit fraternity of elite U.S. tennis players.

Life is sweet and the class schedule is full right now for the 6-foot-6 Southern Californian with the shock of sun-bleached hair, the amiable grin and the endearingly unfiltered view of life. Querrey is a consensus pick to be -- literally -- the ...

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