Behind the Game with Theadora Rabman – Junior Powerhouse
Team Solinco : Junior Spotlight
It’s been a stellar season for 17-year old New Yorker, Theadora Rabman. The junior powerhouse has been racking up titles on the circuit. Last year, Rabman was the Girls 16’s Champion at Easter Bowl, the prestigious junior elite tournament. This past April, Rabman captured her second J2 junior tournament in Montreal.
“I think the most memorable tournament I played this year was Indian wells. I was fortunate enough to get a wild card into the tournament. It was a great experience and so much fun.”
Rabman also made her second appearance at the US Open Junior Championships and reached the quarter finals at Easter Bowl in San Diego back in March.
Originally from Long Island, Rabman trained at the John McEnroe Tennis Academy where she honed a variety of shots that continue to flummox her opponents. Currently, Rabman is ranked #2 in the U.S. and #57 in the world, and holds an 11-5 record against other Blue Chip players.
Today, Rabman’s confidence is at an all-time high and she is just getting started. Looking forward, she’ll play Division 1 tennis for the Tar Heels at the University of North Carolina.
“The Solinco Blackout has been a game changer for me. I feel I have more control over the ball, plus a lot more power.”
We sat down with Rabman to learn more about her pre-match routine and favorite moments on the junior circuit. Solinco looks forward to being a part of Rabman’s continued dominance on court!
Age started playing tennis : 7
Favorite tennis shot : Backhand down the line
Memorable tennis moment : Winning Orange Bowl
Favorite surface and why : Outdoor clay because I feel like my game comes together really well on this surface
Tennis role model and why : Ons Jabeur. I really like her variety on the court and her composure
Favorite pre-match meal : My favorite pre-match meal is probably a smoothie or acai bowls
What is the best tennis lesson that you’ve received? : I’ve learned through tennis that no matter how difficult the challenge is, that if I don’t give up I can push through anything
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