Ahead of the weekend's Wimbledon final ITV News Central has been talking to 20-year-old Connor Glennon.
He left his home village in Leicestershire last year to take up a tennis scholarship at the University of Tennessee where he combines a degree in Business and Economics with his ambitions to become a pro-tennis player on the international circuit.
In 2012 Connor, who began playing tennis as a youngster with Rothley Tennis Club, was named Confederation Player of the Year.
More top news
Have you seen any signs of the season changing from summer to autumn? What represents autumn to you? Send in your pictures to show us.
As official investigations begin, a timeline shows how a devastating fire destroyed part of the University of Nottingham's Jubilee Campus.
A fraudster conned a council into letting her buy her council house with a massive discount - despite owning and living in a second property