September, 2006 continued

Q: Does anyone else in your family play tennis?
A: "My brother (Magdy) is playing for Columbia (University) now. He was at Tulane* and now he transferred."

Q: Are you thinking about college?
A: "Yeah, I am thinking about maybe taking a year off and going on the tour. If that doesn't work, I'll definitely go to college."

Q: How old were you when you started playing tennis?
A: "Eight years old."

Q: When did you start playing tournaments?
A: "My first tournament was at about ten years old. One of those Level 3 Penn tournaments."

Q: Who is your coach?
A: "Nick Brebenel."

*Tulane eliminated their tennis program in 2005 after Hurricane Katrina hit the area.
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