Rising Star: Nitin Ramachandran
Nitin Ramachandran was a tennis prodigy climbing the rankings.
That all changed in March 2014 when his doctors found a cancerous brain tumor.
The Oakton high school sophomore began a battle much different than one on the tennis court.
Nine months of chemo and radiation, Nitin took it head on using his playing days as a catalyst.
As ABC7 sports reporter Scott Abraham shows us, Nitin has worked his way back to the tennis court proving anything is possible with a little hard work.
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