ANZ Tennis Hot Shot of the Year nominee: Morgan
Eight lucky participants will be selected as nominees for the ANZ Tennis Hot Shot of the Year Award in 2018.
All nominees receive an equipment pack and a VIP experience at Australian Open 2019, as well as being in the running for the major prize that includes a lesson with ANZ Tennis Hot Shots ambassador Alicia Molik.
Meet Morgan, one of the 2018 nominees…
Morgan, 9, Vic.
School: Corpus Christi School, Kingsville
Coach: Joel Trifunovic
Club: Kingsville Tennis Club
Where do you play ANZ Tennis Hot Shots and what stage do you currently play?
I play ANZ Tennis Hot Shots at Kingsville Tennis Club and am currently in the Orange Ball stage.
What do you like about playing tennis?
I like playing tennis because it is fun, especially when we get to do doubles/singles match with friends.
What is your favourite shot and why?
My favourite shot is my forehand because I can control how strong I should hit the balls.
Who do you like playing tennis with?
I like playing tennis with my ANZ Tennis Hot Shots friends Auberon, Tom, Max and my little brother Keagan.
Do you have a favourite tennis player?
If I have to choose one player that I really like, I would choose Alex De Minaur because he is fast, always try his best and never gives up.
Do you have any tennis goals?
My goal and dream is to make it into the Australian Open and to win!
What is your favourite tennis memory?
When we visited the Australian Open in 2018 and got to see Milos Raonic.
How does it feel to be nominated for the ANZ Tennis Hot Shot of the Year award?
I feel so excited and can’t believe how lucky I am!
What are you looking forward to when you visit the Australian Open in 2019?
I’m looking forward to get onto Rod Laver Arena and hopefully get the chance to play some tennis on the court.