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Eat. Hustle. Sleep. Repeat.
When did you start playing tennis
I started playing in 2007, only for the sake of enjoyment and to live a healthy lifestyle, but I eventually grew fond of it.
Are you a Predator or a Buddha
I'm a Buddha, calm and composed on the field.
Any pre-match rituals you follow
Sleeping, warming up and meditating before the match.
Taking a nice shower, relaxing and sleeping after the match.
One match that you are very proud of
Winning a singles match from being 1-5 in the third set.
The toughest punishment given to you by your coach
Hitting 200 balls at a go.
What does it mean to you to represent India?
It's about pride. Having a T-shirt with 'INDIA' printed on would totally give you an adrenaline rush!
Roller skating because that's what got me into sports in the first place.
Your ultimate achievement
A Golden Slam and beating Serena Williams' record.
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During 'Do or Die' situations
State of mind during that tough phase matters, as it is our endurance that is tested during difficult circumstances. Most prized possession
My racquets of course.
One tattoo you would like to have
Don't be dead serious about your life – it's just a play. (Quote by Sadhguru)
Best sports movie ever
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
Your short and long term goals
Short term goals: Entry in this year's remaining junior grand slams
Top 50 by the end of this year.
Long term goals: Main draw in all grand slams and a high WTA rank.
When I won the Fenesta U18 Nationals.
Your first encounter with a celebrity athlete
Marion Bartoli at the Road to Roland Garros Masters event in New Delhi.
One message to your opponents
Your biggest achievements so far
Winner of the Fenesta Nationals U18 Singles, the most prestigious tournament of India; Winner of ITF Grade 5 and 4, and semirnalist in Grade 2 as well as 3 tournaments; Captain of the National School Games Girls' team twice and gold medalist 4 times.