Q&A with Andreja Klepac

Posted on December 22, 2020

Andreja Klepac, currently ranked No. 38 in doubles, has captured 12 doubles titles including winning the Western and Southern open in 2019. Born and raised in Slovenia, Klepac has reached a career high of No. 12 in doubles. We recently spoke with Andreja to get to know her better.

Q: What has been your best moment on a tennis court? 

A: For sure the best moment was winning Cincinnati last year (2019), but also achieving two wins against the Williams sisters.

Q: What sports did you play as a kid?

A: I played a few sports when I was kid. I did gymnastics when I was seven years old, and I was pretty good. At the same time, I was also practicing tennis. One time, I went to a gymnastics school competition and I finished in 3rd place. Of course, I was happy placing 3rd, but unfortunately I didn’t get any medal. I was so upset that I quit practicing gymnastics and continued with tennis. I also played volleyball, as this sport was in the family.

Q:  What is your all-time favorite movie?

A: My all-time favorite movie is Mamma Mia.

Q: What is your favorite shot in tennis?

A: My favorite shot in tennis is my forehand down the line.

Q: What is your favorite food?

A:  My favorite food is prosciutto, pasta with truffle with a nice glass of wine.

Q: If you weren’t a tennis player, what would you like to be?

A:  If I weren’t a tennis player, I would be a volleyball player, as my father was a professional coach and also a player. My sister was also a professional volleyball player.

Q:  What’s your favorite tournament on tour?

A: My favorite tournament on tour is the Australian open, as well as Indian Wells.

Q: What is your favorite part about the World TeamTennis format?

A:  The great part of WTT is that we all are like family for these 3 weeks. Also, the format that is played is great, because spectators get to see all the matches in about two hours.