The student news site of Carroll Senior High School
Back to Article
Back to Article

10 questions with…

Emma Anderson

10 questions with…

Arman Dave

October 27, 2016

As the tennis season draws to a close, junior Arman Dave sat down to give an inside look into being a state-winning Dragon tennis player.

Q: Why did you start playing tennis and how long have you played?
A: I started playing tennis when I was about three or four years old because my brother was playing tennis at the time so I was basically following in his footsteps.

Q: How many hours do you practice every week?
A: I practice about 20 hours per week.

Q: Have you committed to a college? Or what colleges are you looking at?
A: I am in contact with a couple of Ivy schools and MIT as well.

Q: What do you plan to do in college?
A: I was planning on doing something with computer science but I definitely want to play tennis there too.

Q: How did it feel to win the state championship last year?
A: It felt really amazing. There were a bunch of teammates that came and all of that combined energy really made it fun.

Q: What is the biggest challenge you’ve had to overcome as a player?
A: I’ve had to deal with a lot of injuries over the years. Last year, during the fall, I tore the tendon ligament in my wrist so I had to take off about four to five months but I came back from that to win state

Q: What’s your favorite thing to do outside of tennis?
A: I am part of a club that does coding for apps.

Q: Have you traveled anywhere interesting for tennis?
A: I’ve traveled all around the United States. I went to Boston around the time when Pokémon Go was big and I caught a bunch of stuff.

Q: What song or type of music do you listen to to get ready for a game?
A: I listen to classic rock.

Q: What’s the best thing about playing tennis?
A: I think that tennis is a very intellectual game. It’s like a chess game using physicality. You use your brain to analyze yourself and your opponent.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Dragon Media • Copyright 2018 • FLEX WordPress Theme by SNOLog in