Assistant Coach Profile: Isla Hignett
How old were you when you first started playing tennis?
I was four years old and started competing at the age of seven
How were you introduced to the sport?
My brother Liam played and I decided I would give it a go
What made you come to Totally Tennis?
I have trained at Totally Tennis since I was eight and I wanted to help kids find that the love for tennis that I have and have had since a young age
Who is your favourite professional tennis player/s?
Roger Federer and Caroline Wozniacki
What do you like most about coaching tennis?
Being able to see the kids progress and I love to see them enjoying the sport
How often do you coach?
I coach on Mondays and a Fridays
Do you play any other sport?
No just tennis
What’s your greatest achievement/s in tennis so far?
Being in the Hampshire team from the age of 10, being sponsored by Mantis and having the opportunity to play at Wimbledon with Tim Henman
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