South Charlotte

Quail Hollow Middle student ranked No. 1 tennis player in the state

Quail Hollow Middle School seventh-grader Jenna Thompson is ranked No. 1 in North Carolina’s U12 division of the U.S. Tennis Association.

Jenna also is ranked No. 2 in the Southern region and No. 42 nationally.

Jenna trains five days a week at the Johan Kriek Tennis Academy and plays on weekends at Olde Providence Racquet Club. In August, she won the N.C. Junior Clay Court U14 girls’ singles title.

Jenna will go into the U14 division in January.