Meet the Athlete: Sam Wolden

Wolden wishes for state

Crystal Diaz

How long have you been playing tennis? 

I’ve been playing tennis since I was four years old.

What are your goals for this season? 

My goal is to have the first undefeated season and to win as many matches as possible and to make it to state.

What is one of your favorite memories playing tennis?

One of my favorite memories playing tennis is winning a father and son tournament over the summer. We played against a former state champion and won 9-8.

Who do you look up to in tennis? 

I look up to my dad because he’s been my coach since I was four years old. He’s taught me a lot so playing with him is always fun.

Why did you begin playing tennis?

Tennis is something my family has always played and I’ve been playing ever since my dad taught me.

What is something you are proud of in tennis? 

I am proud of how consistent I am in tennis and the effort I have put in.