NAME: Shyla Aggarwal
SCHOOL: Mason High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2023
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Winning 2021 individual state championship
PARENTS: Shephali and Akash
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My sister Ananya Aggarwal."
FUTURE GOAL: Be a tennis All-American
At the top of Cincinnati's high school girls' tennis charts is Mason Senior Shyla Aggarwal. Shyla is a three-time GMC tennis champion and is the reigning sectional, district and Ohio state champion in singles. She was Ohio state runner-up as a sophomore.
Last season, as a junior, Shyla was a perfect 26-0 in singles matches and became Mason's first-ever Ohio state singles champion. She helped the Comets win a fifth straight Ohio team championship and a seventh straight GMC title. Shyla earned numerous honors, including being named Cincinnati Div. I Player of the Year and all-Ohio, plus she was nominated for the All-USA Today's High School Sports Awards' national girls' tennis player of the year. She is also the two-time reigning Greater Miami Conference Player of the Year.
A great student (4.0 GPA) who is active in community service, Shyla will continue her education and next level of tennis play at Yale University. Her favorite athlete is Serena Williams, favorite entertainer is Ana Stowell, favorite book is This Is Where It Ends, favorite movie is Moana and most-like-to-meet is Alex Zverev.
COACH'S QUOTE – "Great kid. Big Hitter. Conscientious, hard-working, humble, one of the best competitors I've ever coached."
— Mike Reid, Varsity Tennis Coach