SHE IS CONSIDERED TO BE THE TOP SIXTH-GRADER IN THE NATION. KAREN KORNACKI FOUND OUT WHY. REPORTER:rt 11-YEAR-OLD BROOKLYN YOU CAN’T KEEP OLSON OFF THE TENNIS COURT. IF SHE IS OUT THERE FOR HOURS A DAY, YEAR ROUND.>>rt I WANT TO PLAY COLLEGE TENNIS AND I WANT TO BE A PRO. REPORTER: SHE JUST WON A NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP IN DOUBLES, WrtITH A PARTNER SHE NEVER PLAYED WITH BEFORE.>>IT IS ONE OF THE BIGGEST EVENTS I EVER WON. IT IS PROBABLY THE BIGGEST.>>I KNEW BROOKLYNrt WOULD EVENTUALLY BE A NATIONAL CHAMPION. THIS SOON IS PRETTY REMARKABLE. REPORTER: BROOKLYN OFTEN TRAVELS TOrt THREE TOURNAMENTS A MONTH, THE SCHOOL IS STILL A PRIORITY FOR BOTH HER AND HER BROTHER.>>TRYING TO BALANCE IT ALL DOES BECOME A SLIPPERY SLOPE. rtBUT THEY ARE UP, ON THE COURT, THEY GO TO SCHOOL, ON THE COURT AGAIN, AND THEN THEY DO THEIR HOMEWORK. REPORTER: BROOKLYN HAS BEEN PLAYING TENNIS HALF HER LIFE, rtRIGHT NOW SHE LOVES IT, AND MOM MAKES SURE IT STAYS THAT WAY.>>SOME DAYS WE ACT LIKE WE ARE 11, WHICH IS GREAT, AND SOME DAYS, LIKE Art POISED 25-YEAR-OLD ON THE TENNIS COURT. BUT THEN SHE CAN MELT DOWN AT HOME AND HAVE A KNOCKDOWN DRAG OUT WITH HER BROTHERrt. WE GO BACK TO ACTING LIKE A THREE-YEAR-OLD. REPORTER: JUST LIKE ANY OTHER 11-YEAR-OLD. KRIS: SHE IS 11.

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