Carrie Beckman is 13 years old but turning heads in the tennis world

06/02/2016 06:14 PM

The state of Kentucky is probably best known athletically for basketball and horse racing, but other sports are gaining ground, one of which is tennis. Players seem to be getting even better at younger ages, and the bluegrass continues to be a hot spot for talent. One young player turning heads in the world of tennis is Carrie Beckman. She is only 13 years old but already has a few impressive wins under her belt.

Garrett Moore

Garrett is a Sports Producer for Spectrum News. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State and got his start as a sports photographer. He now produces Sports Night, the state’s only nightly show dedicated to in-depth coverage of all sports in Kentucky. Sports Night airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News or anytime with Spectrum On Demand. Outside the station, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and prides himself on being all-in as a sports spectator. He won a gift card for playing an air guitar in the student section during an MTSU basketball game. Follow Garrett on Twitter @SportsNightGM for real-time sports updates or if you just want to see the shenanigans that go on behind the scenes in getting Sports Night on the air.

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