Getting to know… Ana Konjuh

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Born in Dubrovnik in Croatia, Ana Konjuh, who will soon play Indian Wells qualifying, has very nicely taken some of her precious time to answer some questions for this blog. Breaking into the top 100 in 2014, Ana Konjuh is for sure one of the most promising and talented player of the WTA tour. If she is currently the youngest player of the top 100, her young age (17) is not always an advantage, as she explains it in this interview where she also talk about her famous tattoo, her game and her admiration for Roger Federer… So don’t waste a single minute and let’s get to know Ana Konjuh, a star in the making !

First of all, how did you get into tennis ?
My older sister played tennis and I was going with her on practices. At first, I was just having fun collecting balls. But after a while I fell in love with tennis, and then I started practicing for myself.

How would you describe your playing style, what are your strengths, and which compartment(s) of your game do you think you still need to improve the most ?
I am an offensive player, so I like to be the  »boss » on the court. My backhand is pretty good and my serve too. But I need to improve on everything, I am still Read more…