Interview with… Katerina Siniakova

Crédit photo : @Tennisandco

Crédit photo : @Tennisandco

Katerina Siniakova will be in New York in less than two weeks to play the last Grand Slam of the season, the US Open. But in the meantime, the Czech player has very kindly accepted to take some of her time to answer my questions. Few weeks ago, Katerina Siniakova played the first WTA final of her career in Bastad, and even if she didn’t win the title, it was a really great week for her, and just another step to the highest level. And this season, the player from Hradec Kralove who is training with her father Dmitri Siniakov, Vladimír Volejník, Daniel Filjo and the tennis legend Helena Sukova also managed to win the 7th ITF title of her career. After a 2015 season with ups and downs, the talented Czech is climbing again in the WTA ranking, slowly, but surely improving week after week… In this interview, Katerina Siniakova talks about different topics including, her season, her game, playing doubles, and many other things like her wish to be able to teleport from one place to another 🙂

First of all, how do you judge the first part of your season ? With an ITF title, a WTA final and your best performance in a Grand Slam, I guess you’re pretty satisfied…
Yes, my first part of the season was quite good. I feel my performances are getting better and better. I am really happy that I won another ITF title.

About the tournament in Bastad, it was your first WTA final… What was your feeling at the end of this great week for you ?
Of course I was sad that I lost. But anyway the week was brilliant. I was very happy to play the final and I hope it was not my last one 🙂

You’re one of the players who manages to have great results in singles and in doubles. But isn’t it too hard to try to be on top in singles and doubles at the same time ? It must take you a lot of energy…
It can take a little bit more energy, but I like to play doubles and I think I am playing pretty well in Read more…