Q&A #2 with Janko Tipsarević - Former ATP Top 10 Tennis Hero

This week we have one of my all time favourite tennis players Janko Tipsarević, taking the Functional Tennis Q&A. Janko has spent over 70 weeks inside the ATP Top 10 which is an unbelievable achievement along with winning the Davis Cup with Serbia in 2010. Currently, he is making a comeback from injury where his ranking had dipped to 1027. Now he is at 62 and he the one guy that the seeds don't want to see on the other side of the net in the early rounds. Let's check out his answers to our Q&A

Tipsarevic - Davis Cup Winner 2010 

What age did you start playing tennis at?
 6

He's a bit older than 6 here! 

Did any of your parents play tennis?
No

What was your highest ITF world ranking (under 18)?
Number 1 

Janko 2004 US Open
Earliest photo we could find of Janko as pro (2004 at US Open)

What tennis academy did you train at as a junior?
None

Did you go to University?
I have a master degree in Sport Management University of Belgrade

What age did you decide to go pro?
18

What was your highest ATP/WTA ranking?
8

If you weren't a pro what do you think you would be doing?
DJ

DJ Janko Tipsarevic

Are you a Km/h or Mp/h person?
Km/h

What's your fastest serve ever?
222

Do you like flying?
No

Your flying class?
Business - Need the legroom

What clothing company are you sponsored by?
Fila

Tipsarevic sponsored by file and technifibre

What rackets do you use?
Tecnifibre

Is your racket personalised ? Do you know the weight?
Yep 344

What strings do you use?
Tecnifibre Black Code

What tension are your strings?
24/23

How many rackets do you carry in your bag for a match?
6

Whats grips do you use?
Tourna

Are you a sweatband person?
Yes

Did you ever use a tournament towel as a gift!?
Ha, yes!

What's your biggest weapon on-court?
Backhand

Tipsarevic backhand

Do you have a pre-match song you like to play to get you in the zone?
Nop

Who was your childhood tennis hero?
Andre Agassi

Do you prefer Running/Biking/Love Both or Hate Both?
Running
 

Check out the size of Janko's quads!

We can't thank Janko enough for taking the time to respond to our messages and to fill out the Q&A. He is one of the heardest workers on the tour. We will be closely following your comeback to the top of the ATP Tour rankings.

Thank you

 

Make sure you follow Janko on your favourite social profiles
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Check out Janko's ATP Tour Page or his Wiki Page

Fabio

 

 

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