Place of Birth: Melbourne, Australia
Current Residence: Melbourne, Australia
International Debut: 2000, Australian International
Professional Since: I made my first junior state team at 14 years old and have been playing competitively ever since.
National Team Member: 2001
Q & A
Any previous Olympics Games competed in and results?
"Beijing 2008 (First Round)"
When and where you began playing, and why this sport?
"Began playing in Aararat, Australia, when I followed my Dad to the local club. Currently, I enjoy being able to travel the world and see new places and meet different people you otherwise would not have had the chance to do, all the while doing something that I love."
Your equipment sponsor and current racket model?
"Li Ning, Windstorm N70II"
Your training regime?
"6 On-court sessions and 4 gym/physical sessions per week"
Memorable sporting achievements?
"Representing Australia at my first multi-sport event at the Commonwealth Games in 2006. Having such a major event in my home town made this so memorable. The team tournaments would be my favourite tournaments, it is great to be involved in team events in what is essentially an individual sport."
Sporting awards / Honours (so far)?
"U14 Bendigo Cricket Association Most Aggregate Runs Award"
"To qualify and have a successful Olympic Games"
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