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高三阅读理解试题Lleyton Hewitt was born in Adelaide Australia

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Lleyton Hewitt was born in Adelaide, Australia on 24 February, 1981. His mother is a former champion netballer, his father is a league footballer, and his sister is already ranked number one in Australia for her age in tennis. She has achieved already more in tennis than Lleyton had at the same age.
The Hewitts have a grass court at their home. This was where young Lleyton began his tennis career. When Lleyton showed an unusual ability for a 4-year-old and he was hitting balls consistently over the net, his parents decided it was time to find him a coach.
“Rather than get into bad habits, it was best he learnt how to hit the ball correctly.” says his father. Two years later, they got Peter Smith as his coach.
At the age of five, when most children that age are playing hide and seek or getting into all sorts of trouble, Lleyton and his family would make the trip to Melbourne for the Australian Open. Lleyton would sit for up to 12 hours a day watching players practise.
Lleyton’s career as a tennis player was planned by his parents who tried their best to keep him away from football. Lleyton’s parents thought it was too risky to play football since he might get hurt. Had Lleyton played football, it is quite possible he may have ended up playing for his favorite team—the Adelaide Crows. As his mother says, “I guess we’ve guided him into things we felt good for him before he did.”
By the time Lleyton was eight, he was winning “under-10 games” and always won a year ahead of his age. A professional career was looking very promising. Lleyton officially turned pro in 1997.
21. Why does Lleyton’s parents disapprove of him playing football?
A. They want him to learn from his sister.
B. They think playing football is dangerous.
C. They think tennis is more potential.
D. They can’t afford a coach.
22. From the passage, we know “the Adelaide Crows” is______.
A. a basketball team B. a football team
C. a university D. a company
23. We can infer from the passage that______
A. Lleyton’s parents decide everything for their son.
B. Lleyton’s sister is more famous than him
C. Lleyton showed a talent for football at a very young age.
D. Lleyton works very hard to achieve his dream.
24. What’s the best title of the passage?
A. A sports family B. A wise decision
C. A tennis star D. A promising career.


答案 BBDC

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