ANZ Tennis Hot Shot of the Year nominee: Jack

ANZ Tennis Hot Shot of the Year nominee Jack

Jack, 6, NSW

School: Hilltop Road Public School

Club: Guildford/Merrylands

Where do you play ANZ Tennis Hot Shots and what stage do you currently play?

Little Legends program at Guildford/Merrylands Tennis Club in New South Wales.

What do you like about playing tennis?

I like sport and tennis. I love running around and playing outside.

What is your favourite shot and why?

Overhead smash, because it is fun to do and I can jump and hit the ball really hard.

Who do you like playing tennis with?

I like playing with my friends.

Who is your favourite tennis player?

Roger Federer.

Do you have any tennis goals?

I want to get more trophies than mum and be the best I can be.

What is your favourite tennis memory? Have you attended any tournaments?

I love going on school holidays to play tennis with my friends at the tennis holiday clinic. I haven’t attended any tournaments yet, but I’m excited and a bit nervous about going to Victoria.

How does it feel to be nominated for the ANZ Tennis Hot Shot of the Year award?

I feel so excited that I get to go to Victoria and a bit nervous. I don’t know if I will be any good but mum said it’s just to have fun. Mum said I’m one of the luckiest kids in Australia!

What are you looking forward to when you visit the Australian Open?

I’m excited about going to Victoria as I get to see the best players in the world, but I don’t think I will be able to beat them yet.