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Foundation Focus Gabriella Da Silva-Fick - Persistence Paying Off

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Gabriella Da Silva-Fick knows all too well the challenges of chasing the elusive tennis dream.From persistent, debilitating and sometimes freak injuries, to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kooyong Foundation scholarship-holder has not tread an easy path.

Gabriella Da Silva-Fick knows all too well the challenges of chasing the elusive tennis dream.

From persistent, debilitating and sometimes freak injuries, to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kooyong Foundation scholarship-holder has not tread an easy path.

Da Silva Fick was sidelined as recently as this past summer with a bulging disc in her back, yet by March won her maiden ITF title on Swan Hill’s grass-courts, only a week after reaching the semi-finals in Mildura.

She beat top-10 junior Emerson Jones in three sets in the final after ousting former world No.112 Maddison Inglis in the quarter-finals.

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