Women's Tennis
Q & A with Ly-Huong Dinh





Q & A with Ly-Huong Dinh

 

Dinh is a senior on the Wolf Pack women’s tennis team. She comes to Nevada from Spijkenisse, Netherlands.

 

What do you like to do in your free time?

Enjoying good food while watching series on my laptop

 

What is the best thing about Nevada so far?

My wonderful teammates and the beautiful Lake Tahoe

 

What was one thing you didn’t know about Nevada that surprised you when you got here?

It is hard to breath and tennis balls often end up in the fence because of the altitude, and it is often very windy.

 

Do you have any nicknames?

Bruce Lee

 

What are some of your hobbies away from tennis?

Eating strawberries, dancing, shopping, and sleeping.

 

Did you bring anything to Nevada to remind you of home?

No, it would make me more homesick.

 

Do you feel fortunate to be where you are today?

Yes, and I thank my parents for all that

 

What is something that very few people know about you?

I can be very talkative

 

What has been the biggest challenge in your college experience so far?

Going to school during the summer and making the mile

 

What is something not a lot of people know about you?

I feel more Vietnamese than Dutch, but I speak better Dutch than Vietnamese

 

Is there a food you hate?

Maria’s quaker oats porridge

 

Who are some pro athletes you look up to?

Roger Federer and Juan Carlos Ferrero

 

Do you have a pet?

Yes, she’s called Maria

 

What is your pre-game favorite routine?

Dressing up, listening to my favorite song

 

How would your teammates best describe you as?

The Dutch girl

 

What is your best place on campus?

The track

 

Where do you see yourself today if you were not playing tennis?

I would be a doctor

 

Who is the person that has most influenced your athletic career?

My father

 

What is the best advice you have ever been given?

If you don’t know what to do, go to the middle

 

If you won $1 million, what would you do?

I would travel around the world. To Australia to see my brother and his wife, niece and nephew. To Netherlands to see my parents. To Vietnam to see my aunts and uncles.

 

If you were left alone on a desert island, what would be the three things you would take with you?

Fishing rod, matches, and some company


 

 

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