Hazen High School’s Sophia Kissin, tennis, was selected as the Renton Reporter’s Female Athlete of the Week for April 12.
Q: What is your favorite subject in school?
Q: What other activities do you participate in?
A: Other than tennis, I love to read, cook and hang out with my friends and family.
Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?
A: My parents because they have been my biggest supporters from the start.
Q: Do you have a pre- or post-game tradition? What is it?
A: Before every match I warm up, stretch and go over my game plan. Visualizing myself constructing points, gets me in the zone!
Q: Song you currently can’t get enough of?
A: “Arms around you,” by XXXTentacion
From the Sideline
“Sophia has played seven matches at No. 1 singles and is undefeated. She has lost only two individual games making her individual game record 84-2 for the season. Her strength at the top of the ladder allows us to be more flexible with the rest of the line up.” — Gail Ellis