How long ago did you start playing?
“I started when I was 33. I had been and was still playing competitive basketball and I decided to try something new.”
How was today’s game?
“It was a good game. I’m very good. I play in tournaments around the country. Today’s game was a little chilly, but it was a good game.”
Do you warm up before playing?
“No. Never do and never did. I just never got into the habit.”
What do you eat before your game?
“I never eat anything before a game. I play on an empty stomach just like I did in basketball.”
What was your best shot today?
“Definitely my forehand/cross-court.”
Any slip-ups today?
“Everything was good. I never miss.”
Will you do anything different the next time you play?
“I play three times a week here. I play the same game every time. At 57, your game doesn’t improve much. You are what you are.”
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