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Between the lines - Tamira Paszek

Tamira Paszek returns a shot from Caroline Wozniacki during her first round match.
by Josh Blagden
Monday 2 July 2012

Tamira Paszek talks films, fashion and Thai food...

 Q: What are your main interests outside tennis?

TP: Relaxing, reading a book, listening to music. I love fashion so I love going out shopping in the city, especially in London because there are great shops.

Q: Who were your idols growing up?

TP: Definitely my parents. They looked after me really well and I had a great childhood.

Q: Did you have any idols in tennis?

TP: Maria Sharapova, also Austrian player Thomas Muster and definitely Roger Federer.

Q: What type of music do you like?

TP: I’m into pretty much everything but definitely pop and house music. It depends what kind of mood I’m in.

Q: What is the most played song on your mp3 at the moment?

TP: I follow Rivers by Lykke Li and also Chop My Money by P Square ft. Akon.

Q: What is your favourite film?

TP: I love going to the cinema actually and watching new movies but one of my favourite ones is The Notebook.

Q: Who is your celebrity crush?

TP: I love Ryan Gosling and Ryan Reynolds. They’re amazing actors and it’s really fun watching their movies.

Q: What is your favourite food?

TP: I’m absolutely into Thai food. It’s very light and I could eat it every day.

Q: Where would you like to go on holiday next?

TP: I would love to go to the Maldives or Bora Bora.

Q: If you weren’t a professional tennis player, what would you be doing?

TP: I’d probably be a fashion designer because I’m absolutely into fashion.

Q: If you were a man for a day, what would you do?

TP: That’s a tricky one. Well I’d go in the men’s locker room (laughs).

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