New England

Player Profile: 

Lillian Santos

January 8, 2020
Get to know Lillian Santos, who competes in the Girls' 12s division and won the sportsmanship award at Indoor Nationals in December. 
  • Hometown: Scituate, Massachusetts 
  • Age you first played tennis: 3 years old
  • Favorite professional player: Juan Martin del Potro 
  • Favorite cross training sport: Skiing
  • Favorite subject in school: Social Studies
  • Favorite movie: What We Did On Our Holiday 
  • If you could go to dinner with one person, who would it be? Coco Gauff 
  • Racquet brand you use: Yonex right now, but testing some Head Racquets before I fully commit 
  • Something you always have in your tennis bag:  Solinco Grips, they are the only grips I use, and my Smith Sunglasses. 
  • What does sportsmanship mean to you?  Sportsmanship means being fair on the court and being respectful to your opponent even when things aren’t going your way. ADVERTISEMENT  
  • What did it mean to you to win the sportsmanship award at a national tournament?  I was so surprised I was chosen!   It was a really big honor to be selected out of so many great players.  
  • One thing people don't know about you: My absolute favorite fitness activity is running suicides.  


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