NAME: Komal Safdar
SCHOOL: Ursuline Academy
GRADUATING YEAR: 2011
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Ohio state doubles champ with sister Mehvish
PARENTS: Wardha & Shahzad
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: Sister Nida & Luke Jensen
FUTURE GOAL: Professional tennis player
A 4-year varsity starter, as a freshman, Komal was an Ohio state quarterfinalist in doubles with older sister Nida. Her sophomore year she was an Ohio state qualifier in singles, and her junior year, in singles she went 30-3 and was district champ and Ohio state runner-up. This season she teamed in doubles with younger sister Mehvish and they were sectional, district and Ohio state champions. Three times Komal has been named 1st team all-conference and all-city. Her junior year she was named GGCL Scarlet Player of the Year (2nd time), and was Cincinnati Div. I Player of the Year as named by the Enquirer and the local Women’s Sports Association. Active in community service, Komal is a 4.0 GPA student (taking mostly honor classes) and is a 4-year member of Student Council. Her favorite athlete is Rafael Nadal and most-like-to-meet is Roger Federer. Komal will continue tennis next year at Syracuse University.
COACH’S QUOTE --“Komal’s kind-hearted, positive personality, mixed with her desire, determination and dedication, makes her a champion on the tennis court, in the classroom and in life…a true class act.” – Joe Hartkemeyer, Tennis Coach.
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