by: TennisMood 9

Anastasija Sevastova

“Everybody loves winning. Right now I want to enjoy every minute on the court, do my best and I see how it goes!”

Anastasija Sevastova: Rules of Life(27 y.o.)
Anastasija Sevastova

Personal Facts

Overview

  • Nicknamed Nastja.
  • Was born and raised in Liepaja (Latvia). Her mother is Diana Golovanova. "My mother is an English teacher, so I have to be careful how I talk."
  • Was introduced to tennis at age of six by her grandmother. Played for fun until she was 15.
  • Is fluent in Latvian, English, Russian and German.
  • Her tennis debut was in 2006.
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  • "I am handling pressure sometimes better than before. It’s always tough to finish the match, but I’m handling it better now. "
  • Her current coach is Ronald Schmidt. He is also her boyfriend.
  • Prefers playing on hard and clay.
  • Likes visiting New York.
  • Favorite shot is backhand.
  • Is interested in soccer and jet skiing.
  • Beloved actor is Tom Hanks.
  • Adores watching "Lord of the Rings".
  • Listens to Beyoncé, Jay-Z and James Blunt.
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  • Her favorite book is “Katherine” by Anya Seton.
  • Growing up Anastasija Sevastova was a big fan of Steffi Graf and Andre Agassi.
  • "It happened only once in my entire career that I won a tournament without playing the final match. My opponent retired before the match, so I had to play exhibition. "
  • Her favorite tournaments are Roland Garros and US Open.
  • "I don't think about the French Open any second. It's past. Everybody's looking forward to the next one, the next tournament. "
  • Decided to stop playing tennis in May 2013 because of her big back problems. But returned in 2015.
  • Studied leisure management in Austria while on break.
  • Close friends with Kristina Kucova. They often visit each other.
  • "Before I didn’t talk that much about my feelings and stuff. I’m not that open. But when I know that I trust the person, I think it helps me a lot to talk, to open up a little bit more. "
  • In people appreciates honesty, straightforwardness and respect.
  • Her hobbies are reading, internet, going to the cinema, listening to music.
  • If she was marooned on a desert island, Anastasija would take a laptop with wireless internet connection with her.
  • "Life can be funny sometimes." I was speaking with Ronnie, my boyfriend. We were talking like, Yeah, last year you were in the qualies US Open. You were so pumped to be in the qualies, to have a chance to be again on that stage. I lost first round qualies. This year playing on Ashe. "

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