Me and my sport: Harris Brogan

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Name: Harris Brogan

Age: 11

Home Town: Hawick

Sport: Tennis

Position/Discipline: Singles/Doubles

Club/Team(s): Wilton Park & Hawick/National Training Squad

Coach(es): Ross Murray/Lesley Thomas/Mhairi Beattie

Your own best moment in sport so far: Winning Waverley Tournament and East of Scotland.

Aims for the next 12 months: Improve my mental focus and my forehand. Compete at highest level possible finishing top 24, 11 and under in Britain.

Who in your sport has inspired you most and why: Rodger Federer as he is the all round tennis superstar who behaves well on court.

Fav TV sporting moment of all time: Andy Murray winning Wimbledon after being upset the year before.

Best thing about your sport: Get to make new friends and see places all over Britain.

Fav piece of kit/equipment: My Wilson blade 101 racket.

If you had the chance to change one thing in your sport, what: I think that it would be great to have indoor centre in the Borders because there are good players here.

Venue at which you most aspire to compete: Wimbledon where my friend Nik Stinghl has played, he says it was brilliant.

If not in this sport, would like to compete in: Rugby.

Current most played song or track on your i-pod or MP3: AC/DC – Whole Lotta Rosie.

……but can’t stand: One Direction songs.

Competition superstition or “must do” personal routine: Wear my Rowan Boland Trust wristband to keep me smiling.

When not competing or training I like to: Play with my friends and annoy my dad!

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