Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association

Centennial junior Ram Kotnana comes back as boys tennis Player of the Year

Centennial junior Ram Kotnana comes back as boys tennis Player of the Year

Ask most tennis players and they will say that while the physical part of the game can be exhausting, the mental side can be even more grueling.

That was especially true for Centennial junior Ram Kotnana, a gifted athlete with the build, length and size molded for a tennis player. His physical ability has always been one of his strengths, but his mental game faltered at times when he needed it most. In many cases, it cost him victories.

It is also why his county championship performance on May 16 meant so much to him. He had spent the last year away from the high school circuit playing United State Tennis Association tournaments to build his game and focus on improving his...

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