RACHEL STUHLMANN has unfolded on what she has introduced from her previous profession as a tennis pro and into her new one as a tennis influencer.
“Tennis and golf are very similar sports,” she stated all the way through an interview with Maxim – who named Spiranac the “Sexiest Woman Alive” previous this 12 months.
“I admire what Paige (Spiranac) has achieved for the sport of golfing such a lot!
“We have similar stories, and I aspire to continue to push the sport of tennis forward while being unapologetically me.”
But whilst her inspiration for her selected profession trail will have come from an out of doors supply, she needs to forge her personal distinctive logo and revel in for tennis.
On her objectives, she informed the New York Post: “I wish to convey consideration to this sport in a certain means.
“There are a lot of ladies more or less like me in golfing, but there’s not anything actually intense in tennis. And I’m like, ‘you realize, you can be your self, you can glance a positive means and nonetheless be fun round this sport.’
“I want to do photoshoots and show that tennis is cool and that it can be hot and fun.”
Stuhlmann performed tennis professionally at a faculty degree whilst at the University of Missouri and gained nationwide ratings in each singles and doubles occasions earlier than swapping the racket for a profession in modelling and journalism.
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And in spite of the occupation at the back of she unfolded on what she had won from her time as a tennis pro.
“I loved being an athlete! Playing college tennis taught me a lot of qualities: time management, work ethic, and resilience,” she stated to Archysport.
“I was tremendous disciplined with my coaching and workout routines, and as soon as I was achieved taking part in in faculty, I transferred that into my skilled profession.
“Now, as an alternative of making ready and coaching for giant tennis fits, I focal point on the whole thing that is occurring in my skilled lifestyles and how I can very best provide myself for all the paintings that I do inside of the sport.”
She has already collected a following of neatly over 175,000 on her Instagram web page, whilst she has additionally added virtually 100k extra to her fanbase by means of Twitter and TikTok.
Stuhlmann even opened the door to a imaginable collaboration with Spiranac, additionally providing to show her about tennis.
She added: “Someone told me that she wants to play tennis. I want to play golf. I’m like, ‘I will give you lessons.’”