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Five minutes with: Aljaz Bedene

Rolex clock at The Championships.
by William Denny
Tuesday 25 June 2013

Slovenian Aljaz Bedene enjoyed his first taste of The Championships main draw as he contested Argentine Leonardo Mayer in a first round match.

The player, ranked No.90, has qualified for the main draw at both the Australian Open and Roland Garros this season.

The 24-year-old tells us what he would take on holiday and the funny side to baked potatoes.

If you were going to travel around the world, who would you take?

Only one? I would have to take my girlfriend.

What is your favourite British food?

I have lived here for five years already but actually I still prefer Slovenian food. I mean sushi here, I love sushi. In Slovenia we don’t have it so this is what I really love. What is funny for me are those big potatoes. I don’t like them but it is funny to see (laughter).

If you were to be a professional in another sport, what sport would it be?

I tried many sports football, basketball, ski jumping also. I would say just watching and loving the sport, I would have to say football.

If you were an animal, what would you be?

I’ve never thought of that. It would have to be a cute animal (laughter).

What three items would you take on holiday?

Sun cream, a telephone and I would say movies so I can take my laptop and watch them.


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