Influencer Rachel Stuhlmann wants to be the Paige Spiranac of tennis and use her online platform to “push the sport of tennis forward while being unapologetically me.”(Surely, Serena Williams thanks her for her service.)In an interview with Jam Press, Stuhlmann, 30, said she “respects what Paige has done for the sport of golf so much.
We have similar stories.”Like Spirinac, the St. Louis, Missouri, native played Division 1 sports in college and has been featured in Maxim. They both have used their respective sports as backdrops to post sexy photos and show off their ample assets.
“I was like, ‘Wait, I want to do photo shoots and show that tennis is cool and that it can be hot and fun,’ ” Stuhlmann, who has 191,000 Instagram followers previously told The Post. Stuhlmann who is single, said she’d consider dating a Brit.“I’ve met a few British guys on the tour, and they are all so nice and charming. I love the accent. It melts me.”Her other interests include listening to *NSYNC and staying in and watching movies.
“I love cold weather! Winter time is my absolute favorite time of year. I love the fall and winter seasons and the holidays . . . My favorite thing is spending time with my family around the holidays,” she said, adding, “I also love the fresh air outside when it’s cold, and fall and winter fashion.
”Stuhlmann, who attended the University of Missouri, said playing tennis at that level gave her discipline that she’s used in her professional career,“For the past few years, I’ve done everything in professional tennis from media, broadcasting, writing, marketing, sales, events, player relations and much more — all with the goal to enhance the game and bring positive attention and coverage to the sport. My goal is to make the sport more mainstream and relatable — cool like other sports.”
This month, she’ll be traveling overseas with the Rolex Paris Masters and then hosting the All American Cup in San Antonio, Texas, in November. She also spent time at the US Open last month.
“I love showcasing the beautiful courts at tournaments around the world, and taking pictures on tennis courts,” said Stuhlmann, who is a big fan of British tennis player Andy Murray.And she hopes to bring big-time tennis back home.
“A long-term project I have been working on is bringing a professional tennis tournament to my hometown,” she said, adding, “St. Louis has a rich tennis history, and I want to bring professional tennis back there.”