Faith was selected for the Central West 12 and Under Tennis team after trials in Bathurst last weekend. She will be playing the best girls in her age in the Jan O’Neill Cup in March.
How long have you been playing tennis? Eight years.
Which club do you play for? Parkes Tennis Club.
What do you like about the sport? I get to play with my friends and I can always improve my skills. I really like my coach Helen Magill. She is always very helpful and supportive. She helps me improve my skills and be a better person.
What is the most difficult aspect of your sport? When I play tough opponents, but it’s always a good way to improve my skills.
What is your ultimate goal? To keep improving my skills so I can compete at higher levels and to keep having fun.
What is your proudest moment so far? Playing and training hard to make it into the Western Team – we played for a week in Inverell. Also playing well enough in the Junior Development Squad to play in The NSW Juniors Closed Championships.
Do you have a fitness tip? To keep pushing yourself to do your best and never give up. Eat lots of good food to help your body.
What do you do to unwind or relax? I like to swim because it’s relaxing and soothes my muscles. I like to read and eat. I love to play with my pets, my dog Maisie and my cat Betsy.