Gunnedah NSW 2380, Australia, 12 November 2014 |

Name: Anna Bishop
Age: 8
School: Carinya Christian School
Coach: Craig Louis
Club: Louis Tennis Academy & Gunnedah Tennis Club


Where do you play Hot Shots and what stage do you currently play?
Louis Tennis Academy, Gunnedah NSW in Orange Ball.

What do you like about playing tennis?
Travelling to tournaments and playing new opponents. And watching my coach do push-ups when I get him out.

What is your favourite shot and why?
Backhand, because it’s my strongest shot, and I also love to volley.

Who do you like playing tennis with?
Chloe, Jock, Mason and all my Monday Match Play friends.

Do you have a favourite tennis player?
Serena Williams – she hits as hard as the boys.

Do you have any tennis goals?
To get to the Champion of Champions Tournament again next year and win the finals.

What is your favourite tennis memory?
My first tournament I travelled to in Tamworth – I didn’t expect to win and I got runner-up.

How does it feel to be nominated for the Tennis Hot Shot of the Year award?
It’s an honour – I can’t stop thinking about it.

What are you looking forward to when you visit the Australian Open?
To see Roger Federer and Serena Williams and meet other kids who love tennis as much as I do and see how they play.