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Wingspan’s Featured Athlete for 4/18 is tennis player, sophomore Anya Krishna (second from the left).
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Featured Athlete: Vivianne Haggard

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Wingspan’s Featured Athlete for 4/18 is tennis player, sophomore Anya Krishna (second from the left).

Wingspan: When and why did you start playing tennis?

Haggard: “I started playing tennis when I was a little kid (like 5 years old) as a way of spending time with my family. Although, I didn’t start practicing consistently until about 8th grade.”

Wingspan: What do you enjoy about playing tennis?

Haggard: “I like that tennis is very fast paced and can be an activity that you can do with your friends.”

Wingspan: What has been a hard challenge for you while playing tennis? 

Haggard: “Maintaining mental fortitude in the moment. Battling the heat on the court. Keeping a clear and focused head space.”

Wingspan: How have you overcome said challenges?

Haggard: “By taking appropriate measures for handling heat like drinking electrolytes. Having mental resets during breaks.”

Wingspan: Where do you hope to see yourself in the future for tennis? 

Haggard: “I hope to continue playing varsity tennis for Liberty. Further along, I hope to potentially play tennis in college though it’s not a priority.”

Wingspan: Who or what has been your biggest inspiration?

Haggard: “My biggest inspiration for playing tennis has been my older siblings.”

Wingspan: What motivates you to play your best? 

Haggard: “Achieving progress in my game probably motivates me the most to play my best and get better.”

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Ale Gonzalez
Ale Gonzalez, Sports Reporter
Ale Becerra is a freshman going into her first year on the Wingspan staff. She enjoys law and criminal justice and attends CTE classes. She also enjoys reading, listening to music, and spending time with her family during her free time. She is very interested in journalism and excited to spend her year with Wingspan.

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