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Lincoln-Way Central tennis players and sisters Kara (left) and Emma Rimkunas have been a force as the No. 1 doubles team for the Knights this season. 22nd Century Media File Photo
Steve Millar, Freelance Reporter
12:00 am CDT October 9, 2018

When Lincoln-Way Central junior Emma Rimkunas, a two-time state qualifier at singles, told coach Sue Schneider she wanted to switch to doubles this season, Schneider was skeptical.

Rimkunas had a good reason for wanting to make the change. She wanted to team up with her sister, Kara, a freshman.

“Emma was very excited to play with her sister,” Schneider said. “They’d been practicing over the summer, playing in tournaments. I wasn’t exactly sold, though, just because Emma’s a phenomenal singles player.