Q&A With Monica Niculescu

Q&A With Monica Niculescu

Monica Niculescu – Foto Keith Allison – CC BY-SA-2-0

Monica is one of our sponsored tennis players, she is Romanian and will be competing in the main draw of Wimbledon tomorrow. She has reached career highs of world number 28 and 16 in singles and doubles respectively. In addition also has a total of 9 WTA titles and 40 ITF titles. We chatted with her with a quick Q&A to get to know her better.

Q: How do you feel coming into the grass season? 
A: I feel very good, I like to play on grass, I have good memories from Nottingham and Wimbledon even from the period when I was a junior .
Q: What makes Wimbledon a special place to play?
A: I like to play in Wimbledon because has a lot of tradition and I like that all the players have to wear white. Its a special feeling playing on grass and I like because it’s different then anything else.
Q: Are you close with some of the other players on tour?
A:  Yes, I have a lot of friends. I am good friends with all the Romanian girls and also with a lot of girls from different countries, Vania King, Marina Erakovic, etc.
Q: How did you get into tennis?
A: My parents took me to tennis when I was five years old. I started together with my sister Gabriela who was also for a long period of time my doubles partner
Q: How do you like to spend your time off court? Any hobbies?
A: I like to read, I like to watch movies, I like to do shopping, I like to listen music.
We wish Monica and the rest of our players the best of luck at Wimby!

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