By: Blake Davis, ECHO Staff Reporter
Following a state championship in 2019 and a season denied by the pandemic in 2020, the tennis Rocks are anxious to begin defense of their title. Senior Griffin Grant answered a few questions about his outlook on the upcoming season.
Q: Why did you start playing tennis?
A: I started playing tennis because my parents played tennis, and they wanted me to try it.
Q: What do you enjoy most about tennis?
A: I enjoy the competition because it pushes me to be a better player.
Q: How has COVID impacted the way tennis is played?
A: COVID has impacted the way tennis is played for me, such as high-fiving your partner in a doubles match — and practicing with masks on indoors.
Q: What goals do you hope to accomplish in this last year of tennis?
A: To win a state championship!
Q: What have been major highlights while playing tennis for the Rocks?
A: When junior Justin Lee and freshman Ben Rueff won the doubles state championship my sophomore year.
Q: How has your game improved at Trinity?
A: I’ve learned to give my best effort no matter what happens.