|Posted by Jeevan ॐ Mirthu Gupt on March 27, 2014 at 3:20 PM|
ATPWorldTour.com sat down with the 25-year-old ‘Dolgo’ to talk about his need for speed away from the tennis court and his karaoke ambitions....
If you could have any other job, outside of tennis, what would you like to do?
I would race cars for a living. I like cars. My first car was a Suburu STI, 300 horse power. I started with sports cars, really. I still have it now, but I’m trying to sell it because I have a faster one!
You’ve had fun with rapping at the player party in Umag the past couple of years, is it something you like to do in your free time?
Yeah, when I come back home I go to the karaoke sometimes. It’s a pretty popular place to go and I don’t always want to hang out in some nightclub because it’s too loud and I’m getting older! [Karaoke] is fun. You can go out and sing a few songs with your friends. I don’t have a favourite artist. I’m a guy who doesn’t really have favourites in anything. I like different types of music, but I wouldn’t name one person. It always changes. I listen to pretty much all the music out there.
Have you got any travel pet peeves?
It annoys me when there’s delays, or you don’t get your bags. A lot of things can annoy you when you’re travelling, but you get used to it. You can get mad, but it just happens time after time.
Who would be your dream mixed doubles partner?
I wouldn’t ever want to play mixed doubles actually! Because it’s quite tough for us when you’re playing five sets. If you have doubles, it’s too much I think. Singles is quite enough.
What are three things you couldn’t live without?
Water, food and sun.
What are your worst bad habits?
Speed is one of them. Sometimes I drive too fast! Most of the time not on public roads, so that’s a good thing! I’m getting older, so I’m calming down a bit. Probably also I would say going out (partying). But now I’m also stopping doing that as much. I don’t have a lot of bad habits, I would say.
What is the last film you saw?
Wolverine, yesterday in my room. It wasn’t bad.
What has been your most embarrassing moment on a tennis court?
I haven’t had many… I fell over the net once in a practice session. I was sliding and I didn’t get my balance right and I fell over the net. But I didn’t get too embarrassed. It was a funny moment.
Source:- ATP Tennis