Athlete of the Week: Kruthi Sudhir

Team Record: 10-2

Sudhir’s Singles Record: 16-0

Sudhir’s Doubles Record: 21-1

 Class of 2024 National Rankings: 301st, via tennisrecruiting.net

2020 IHSA Sectionals: 2nd Place

Favorite Moment of Career:  Last year’s Big 12 Conference Tournament. Sudhir was the individual champion and Normal Community won first place as a team.

Hardest Thing About Tennis: “Definitely the mental game because you’re by yourself on the tennis court, most of the time, so trying to stay mentally tough is really important.”

Tournament Most Looking Forward to: Big 12 Conference Tournament. Oct. 8 and 9.

Pre-Game Routine: “Jamming out to music with the team.”

Favorite Pro Tennis Player: Simona Halep

Favorite Opponent to Play Against: “Madeline Gentry. She plays at West, and we play each other a lot and it’s alway close.”

Favorite Subject: Chemistry

Favorite TV Show: “Vampire Diaries”

Other Activities: Student Council and Generations Connect.