Max discovers talent for tennis
YOUNG tennis star Max Tolstoy, from Hensman Park Tennis Club in South Perth, returned to his homeland in Sweden to win two under 16s events and come third in a couple of under 18 matches.
Max (15) arrived in Australia 10 years ago with his parents and holds Australian and Swedish citizenship.
He started playing tennis fours years ago and discov- ered a natural talent for the game.
He aspires to become a professional player, according to mum Rebecca Tolstoy.
“He played hockey in primary school when we arrived,” she said.
In four years, under coach Mark Leuba, Max has earned a ranking good enough to represent Australia internationally.
Max Tolstoy with his coach Mark Leuba and some of the trophies won in Sweden.