My Life

Topics: Tennis / Pages: 7 (1710 words) / Published: Jun 3rd, 2013
Milestone Assignment It's that feeling when you get to that ball that you never felt was possible or when you beat the girl that you thought you could never beat. It's those moments that make the long terrible hours worth it. It makes the hot sun, or freezing winter a little bit more bearable. There's a certain feeling that you get when you walk onto a court and you know that you feel good and on top of the world, you only get it a couple times in your life but when you feel that way, there is nothing or no one that can make you feel better. There's only one person that can make you feel this way and that same person is the judge to how often you feel that way too. Everyday, I get on that court and I have to, I need to, try my hardest if I ever want to get to the level that I think I deserve to be at and in order to do this I need to push myself harder than I ever have before. The life of an athlete is difficult, but the life of a tennis player is even harder. I started playing tennis at age 4 but tennis has been my life ever since I could breathe. My mother started playing it at 13 because she has bronchitis and could no longer swim at the level that she hoped too. So, she dedicated herself to playing tennis and eventually became top 200 in the world. My father on the other hand started playing at around the same age but he never became as good as her. In fact, when they met is when my father improved drastically because he had my mother as a coach. After he started to win is when he became a major tennis fanatic and when I say major, I mean wake everyone up at 2 in the morning to watch tennis matches. So when my parents got married and had their first kid and then three years later, they had me. Naturally, they tried to get my brother to start playing tennis at a very young age but he just wasn't feeling it and as much as it hurt my dad, they just kept putting him into different sports. But then he turned 7 and my father took him with this lady that

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