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OCTOBER 2014 - CAPTAIN OF THE MONTH
LAURA SMITH
LOUISVILLE, KY


 

How did you become a captain?  I volunteerd.

How long have you been a captain and do you have a co-captain?  I have been a captain since 2010. I do not have a co-captain.

Have your teams won any local championships?  Yes.  My 3.0 team won the state championships in 2010 and my 3.5 team won the state championship this year.

Any family members participate in league or play tennis?  My mother played tennis when I was growing up.  My husband plays for fun with me, but doesn't play in an organized league.

How long have you been playing tennis?  Eight years.

How did you start playing tennis?  I started taking lessons and joined a league when we moved to Louisville.  It was a good way to make friends and get involved in a new city.

How did you feel when you learned you were nominated?  I was completely surprised!  I feel so fortunate to have such a wonderful group to play tennis with.

Who is your favorite tennis player?  I love watching the Bryan brothers play doubles.

What kind of racquet do you use? Yonex

How many racquets do you carry to a match?  One

What is your favorite tournament to watch?  Wimbledon

What is your best shot?  Probably my backhand.

Do you prefer to play backhand or forehand?  I likt to play both sides!

Do you like to play singles or doubles?  Doubles

Why do you enjoy being a captain?  I am pretty organized so I like that part of the job.  The best thing about being a captain is being part of such a great group of ladies.  I love my team!

What do you like most about playing league tennis?  Meeting lots of great people and working on my game.

If you could attend one Grand Slam, which one would it be?  Wimbledon 

 

 

 

   

 

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