We had the good fortune of connecting with Allan Uviedo Mireles and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Allan, what was your thought process behind starting your own business?
The main idea was to make room on the internet for female tennis players who, because they were not professional tennis players, were not mentioned much in the media.
Alright, so for those in our community who might not be familiar with your business, can you tell us more?
When I left Venezuela and arrived in the United States in 2015, I did many jobs, of which I am proud. One day, in August 2017, it occurred to me to start the Tennis Virtual instagram account, to try to show a little more the amateur world of tennis. In the same way, I began to give private tennis classes in the city of Miami, Fl., Managing to advance until I was able to create Tennis Virtual LLC, a company that is characterized by teaching, training and tennis values, combined with the maximum level of fun and exercise possible. It has not been an easy road, everything has been won with sacrifice, but the most important thing is to keep going.
Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
This city has it all. I would definitely take him to play tennis, here there are many public courts where you can practice this beautiful sport. Miami’s beaches are excellent and the food in this city is great. Key Biscyne, Miami Beach, Bal Harbor are must-see sites.
The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
I must thank God, my family and my coach Angel Brito, for teaching me the world of tennis.
Instagram: @tennis_virtual @allan_uviedo
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