Getting to Know Emily Zabor

Aug. 30, 2014

Why did you choose Alabama?

The unbelievable support staff, contagious environment and ability to learn and compete at one of the best universities in the nation.

What is your favorite thing about Tuscaloosa so far?

The kindness and generosity from the people who live here.

What are your pre-match rituals?

Read the Bible, write a reminder on my wrist, pray and have a dance party.

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

I am terrified of stray animals.

What are your interests/hobbies?

Building my faith in Christ, meeting new people, traveling, finding new coffee shops and restaurants, hiking and always learning.

If your best friend described you in three words, what would they be?

Outgoing, grounded and encouraging.

If someone played you in a movie, who would it be?

The young Amanda Bynes

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?

I haven't traveled enough to answer that. In the place where I have the most adventure and friends and family.

What is the best moment of your tennis career thus far?

Oh that's not a fair question. My favorites though include beating Florida at home this year, beating Georgia in Athens to win the SEC and watching Maya and Erin win the doubles national championship title this year.

What do you want to do after college?

Make a global impact and continue to tell people about Christ and His love.

If you could meet anyone, dead or alive, who would it be?


What are your personal goals for the upcoming season?

Learn to love and help my teammates more each day. Celebrate each practice, workout, rehab and meeting with a smile. Be all there daily - mind, attitude, work ethic, focus, footwork.

If you could have any super power, what would it be and why?

To duplicate myself and be all the places I wanted to be at once.