RIG HERE.>>PATRICK IS 14 BUT HE ALREADY HITS WITH A FURY, FOCUS, CONFIDENCE AND COMMAND OF A WORLD CLASS PLAYER.>>GOAL IS TO BECOME NUMBER ONE IN THE WORLD.>>HE GREW UP IN PALMYRA INDIANA BUT SPORT HAS TAKEN HIM 4,000 MILES AWAY TO THE PYRENEES MOUNTAINS BETWEEN SPAIN AND FRANCE NOT FAR FR BARCELONA. THIS IS CELL PHONE VIDEO OF A RECENT TOURNAMENT HE WON BUT WINNING COMES AT A PRICE.>>IT’S YOUR WHOLE DAY. YOU’RE SACRIFICING EVERYTHING TO PLAY TENNIS.>>WE CAUGHT UP WITH PATRICK AT THE LOCAL INDOOR RACKET CLUB. THIS IS WHERE IT STARTED FOR HIM. AS 11-YEAR-OLD, HE START WORKING OUT HERE UNDER THE EYE OF HIS COACH.>>IN TWO YEARS, PATRICK WENT FROM THIS TO THIS AND IT BECAME CLEAR TO CARLOS, PATRICK WAS READY FOR THE NEXT STEP.>>I REMEMBER THE EXACT DAY, THE COACH CALLED ME INTO THE OFFICE, I THOUGHT WE WERE GOING OVER HIS SUMMER SCHEDULED AND HE SAID I THINK WE NEED TO THINK ABOUT OTHER OPTIONS AND MAYBE SEND PATRICK AWAY TO BARCELONA.>>STEVEN LINDSEY AND CRAIG ARE HIS PARENTS.>>WE DIDN’T EXPECT THIS IN TWO YEARS. WE HEAR ABOUT THIS IN 10 YEARS AND PATRICK, TWO YEARS. WE WEREN’T PREPARED AT ALL.>>IN SEPTEMBER, PATRICK MOVED TO ANDORA TO TRAIN WITH ELITE LEVEL COACHES. SOME DAYS HE HITS MORE THAN 10,000 TENNIS BALLS. ON TOP OF THAT, HIS SCHOOLING IS IN SPANISH, LANGUAGE HE DIDN’T SPEAK AT ALL WHEN HE LEFT BUT TODAY IS NEAR FLUENT IN SPANISH AND WORKING TOWARD FRENCH.>>IF ANYONE HAS A DREAM AND YOU WORK AND YOU’RE WILLING TO WORK AND SACRIFICE, YOU CAN MAKE IT. DON’T LET ANYONE EVER TELL YOU IT’S NOT POSSIBLE BECAUSE IT IS POSSIBLE.>>FOR PATRICK, PARENTS AND SUPPORT TEAMS, THERE’S NO DOUBT IT’S POSSIBLE.>>WE’RE SO PROUD. YOU KNOW, THAT HE’S DEDICATED AND MADE THE SACRIFICES AND I KNOW, I THINK THAT IS JUST, I COULDN’T BE PROUDER.>>I REALLY WANTED TO DO IT.

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