Tennis: Singapore's Ethan Lye hopes US stint will be launchpad to professional career

Ethan Lye is the highest ranked player signed by Idaho State University. PHOTO: ETHAN.LYE/INSTAGRAM
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SINGAPORE - Ethan Lye has never visited Idaho State University's (ISU) campus or met its tennis coach Alexander Free.

But through phone calls with Free and videos of the university, the Singaporean felt a connection that he believes will help him achieve his dream of playing professionally.

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