23 July 2018 | Tennis Australia

Anastasia Berezov is one of Australia’s brightest talents. The 14-year-old from Sydney, the reigning 14-and under national clay and hardcourt champion, is a member of the Australian Junior Fed Cup team that will head to Hungary to compete in the finals in September.

When did you start playing and why?

Four-and-a-half, because my parents got me into it.

Who is your coach?

Steve Thompson.

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Do you have any pre-match routines?

Listening to music.

What do you feel are the most important aspects to being a professional tennis player?

Technique and physical abilities.

Biggest achievements of career to date in tennis?

Playing for Australia in the Junior Fed Cup Team.

Biggest tennis achievements of 2018?

Getting a WTA ranking.

What are your goals for 2018 and beyond?

To win Junior Fed Cup for Australia.

What was the pathway you took to get to where you are?

Hard work and dedication.

What does the rest of the year look like with your schedule?

China ITF, Fiji ITF, Junior Fed Cup tour, Pro Circuit tournaments, December Showdown

Favourite song?

Knew better/Forever boy – Ariana Grande.

Favourite hobby?

Table tennis.

Favourite food?

Japanese barbeque.

Who do you look up to?

Roger Federer.