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Jorge Gerosi grew up in the times when a military dictatorship ruled in Argentina. One day, the government barged in his school to seek out 'traitors'. His mother then decided to pull him away as far as possible from the violence. She signed him up at a nearby tennis club called GEBA.
Shortly after, at a very young age, he committed himself to grassroots coaching. The club became his refuge and second home. Soon after, a boy and a girl arrived, both left-handed. For 15 years they were his students. The boy was Javier Frana, who became 30 in the world. The girl, Florencia Labat, became number 26 in the world.
Then another boy came along. His name was Guillermo Cañas who would later then, guided by 'El Chino', brake into the top 100. At the same time, another talented pupil would join the 'Chino' movement. He was a young rebel born in Temperley. Jorge trained him for four years, placing the talented young player between the best 60 in the world. Years later, that same rebellious young boy named Gastón Gaudio, would win the French Open. The story was yet again repeated with Carlos Berloq and then with Brian Dabul; players of the like of Nicolás Massu and Mariano Puerta, among others, also brewed through Jorge's skilled hands.
Now, closer to his retirement, Jorge Gerosi has decided to share all of his life experiences about the game. Through this master class, el 'Chino' will explain, how and why, from such a remote part of the world so many world champions have blossomed.