The first time Gabby Price had a tennis ball lobbed in her direction, she mustered all the strength a 4-year-old possibly could and sent the ball screaming back.
The ball made a beeline right at the head of Gabby’s father, Marc, a former Penn State tennis player who hoped the game would be a way to connect with his daughter.
Marc promised himself that he wouldn’t pressure her. If she gravitated toward tennis, fine. But if not, if she struggled to move on the court the way she needed to or if she didn’t enjoy playing, that would OK, too.
But in that moment, in that one furious, undisciplined stroke of his daughter’s tennis racquet, Price got his answer.
This kid was going to be special. Read entire story here.