Welcome to The Show! On Thursday, tennis pro Shahar Peer will stop by to chat.
The 19-year-old Peer began her mandatory military training in November 2005. She is currently ranked 16th on the WTA Tour, but when she isn't playing, she serves in the Israeli army.
Earlier this year, Peer reached the quarterfinals of the Australian Open before losing to eventual champion Serena Williams. It was Peer's best result in a Grand Slam event.
Peer is the 11th seed at the Pacific Life Open and will play Sun Tiantian in the second round. Last year, she lost to eventual champion Maria Sharapova in the fourth round at this event.