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Between the Lines - Lukas Rosol

Lukas Rosol signs autographs after losing to Philipp Kohlschreiber in the third round.
by Josh Blagden
Sunday 1 July 2012

Getting to know giant-killer Lukas Rosol in our latest Q&A session...

Q: What are your main interests outside of tennis?

LR: I put my whole life into tennis so I have little time. I also love cars and enjoy playing other sports.

Q: What is your favourite sport apart from tennis?

LR: Ice hockey, it’s quite popular in my country and my brother used to be a professional player.

Q: Who were your idols when you were growing up?

LR: When I was young my idol was Patrick Rafter.

Q: What is your favourite film?

LR: I don’t get much time to watch films but I prefer Czech films.

Q: If you could meet anyone past or present, who would it be?

LR: Maybe somebody from U2. I liked this band a lot.

Q: So apart from U2, what other music do you listen to?

LR: I like Slovak rapper Rytmus.

Q: If you could be talented at something else, what would it be?

LR: Ice hockey.

Q: What are your future ambitions?

LR: My ambition is to stay healthy and play good tennis.

Q: Would you rather win Wimbledon or 100 ATP Tour singles titles?

LR: That’s a very simple answer, of course Wimbledon.

Q: Do you have a celebrity crush?

LR: Angelina Jolie.


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