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Q and A with varsity tennis player, sophomore Hayden Tanner


Name: Hayden Tanner

Sport: Boys varsity tennis

Grade: Sophomore

How long have you been playing tennis? 

“Since I was in first grade, so about nine years.”

What other sports do you play at FHC?

“I am on the varsity hockey team, and I do golf for fun.”

What is your best memory from your time playing?

“When I was little, I was in a youth tennis class with all my friends. That was just a lot of fun, and it started my tennis career.”

Do you have any superstitions associated with your games? 

“I put my left shoe on first, I bounce the ball six times before I serve it, and I put on my headband before I play.”

Who is the biggest influence in your athletic career and why? 

“My dad, because he started my tennis career, and he would take me out [to the courts]. He got me into tennis and made sure I kept playing it.”

What are your individual goals this season? 

“For regionals, I wanted to win our flight, which we did, we beat Northern. For states, I want to make it to the second day of semifinals, and hopefully the finals.”

What is your favorite class currently?

“Currently, my favorite class is Engineering Graphics. It’s pretty chill, and I get to use cool software to do stuff.”

What are the strengths of this year’s team? 

“This year, I think it’d definitely be our doubles. Every doubles flight is really good; they can pick up some of the slack from the singles. We have really good doubles people.”


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Lily Ohlman
Lily Ohlman, Editor-in-Chief
Lily is a senior entering her second year on the FHC Sports Report staff, this year as Editor-in-Chief. She plays varsity tennis, is involved with the Environmental Club, and loves to immerse herself in environmental matters and concerns. Lily is additionally deeply passionate about wellness, chai tea lattes, candles, and the rain. Apart from being on the tennis court or in the classroom, she enjoys discovering new coffee shops and trying new dinner spots. Her favorite sports team is the Michigan Wolverines. If asked about the book series Throne of Glass, she would probably throw a fit of excitement. Her dream destination: Scotland Her favorite season: She cannot decide between fall or spring Something unusual she loves: The celestial world above Something she hates: The fact she can't read all the books ever written  

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