The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

Amoli Agarwal

Amoli Agarwal, Campus News Editor

Class of 2023

When I’m not reporting or editing, I spend most of my time at the tennis courts or on my piano. I also enjoy solving crosswords, reading murder mysteries, and binge watching way too many sitcoms.

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Simryn Jacob ‘24 lays her racket back for an inside-out forehand return to the other side of the court. She would win this match 6-2, 6-0.

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October 26, 2020
Marko Mesarovic ‘23 sets his feet in preparation for a wide slice return, pulling his opponent off the court and winning the point. He would win his singles match 6-1, 6-0.

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October 26, 2020
Aadhi Raja ‘23 forehands the ball, making a powerful cross-court return towards his opponent, forcing an error. He won his doubles and singles swiftly with a score of 6-1, 6-0. “I feel like I’ve gotten just more consistent in general and I’ve worked on my fitness so I can keep my balls in play,” Raja said.

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October 26, 2020
Sachchit Sivaram ‘21 explodes off the ground to serve an ace towards his opponent. He would easily win his singles match 6-1, 6-0. “I’ve just gotten a lot more mentally strong. I think I’ve had the skills and the physical part of it, but I just needed to trust myself and the mental aspect and I think I’ve gotten there,” Sivaram said.

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October 26, 2020
Dana Kardonik ‘24 tracks the ball moving towards her, stepping up with her racket laid back to brush a heavy topspin shot on her strings. She would take the first set with a score of 6-1, but didn’t complete the match as the Warriors had already won.

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October 26, 2020
Jessica Lu ‘21 runs across the net to catch a volley on her strings, placing it perfectly out of reach. Lu and her teammate Dana Kardonik ‘24 would prevail in this match 6-3, 6-0. “We had kind of a slow start and we missed a couple of unforced shots here and there, but after the first set, we kind of got the confidence boost of having that set under us, so we played a lot more free and a lot more aggressive at the net, which definitely helped,” Lu said.

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October 26, 2020
Nicolas Pesoli ‘21 follows through on his face-paced serve, pronating his racket head to achieve maximum spin. He would win the doubles match with his partner Daniel Antov ‘21 6-0, 6-1.

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October 26, 2020
Kinaa Graham ‘23 jumps forward on her serve, reaching out and following through. Graham and her doubles partner Simryn Jacob ‘24 would go on to win their match 6-1, 6-1.

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October 26, 2020
Zeyad Elchouemi ‘22 crouches in eye-formation, focused on his opponents as his partner Sachchit Sivaram ‘21 serves from the baseline. The classic doubles team would go on to win 6-1, 6-1. “I think it's good that we’re playing team tennis again [because] not every sport is lucky enough to be playing and I think the team has what it takes to get that state title hopefully,” Elchouemi said.

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October 26, 2020
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