Originally Posted by user92626
You are not being harsh. You're just misguided. Telling someone else what you just said is like someone else telling you how great cricket is. Are you going to go out tomorrow and pick it up?
You can't force a kid to like something. It sounds like this girl is indifferent to tennis. As a parent I would have her try a number of sports to see if she has more of a passion for something else.