Player Profile: Chris Battiste


Name: Chris Battiste

Grade: 10

Sport: Varsity boys tennis

Why do you play tennis?

“I play tennis because I love the sport and it’s just a really good time.”

Who has been the biggest inspiration in your tennis career?

“My dad has been the biggest inspiration in my tennis career. He was a very good tennis player himself, but he had back injuries and he couldn’t pursue his dream. So, he really supports me through my tennis career.”

What is your personal goal for this season? 

“My personal goal for the season would be to make States, and for that, I’ve got to work hard and practice hard.”

What is the best part about playing tennis?

“The best part about playing tennis is being able to play a sport with a bunch of cool guys.”

What is a quote that inspires you?

Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right.”