Tennis / Son of Ramle market vendor isn't your usual tennis prodigy
Yshai Oliel, who won the Junior Orange Bowl tourney this week, gets quiet support from parents, not money and pressure.
Four years ago, tennis coach Jan Pochter took four of the young players he had been nurturing at the Ramle Tennis Center to see veteran coach Schlomo Tzoref. Pochter asked Tzoref to run his experienced eye over the youngsters and give an honest assessment of their potential. It didn't take long for Tzoref to come back with his verdict: he was hugely impressed.