September, 2005 continued

Q: At what age did you start playing tennis?
A: "Seriously, or when did I first pick up a racquet?"

Q: Both.
A: "I first picked up a racquet at two. I started playing when I was about six."

Q: Is there any competition between you and your siblings?
A: "My brother (14 year old Ridley) and sister (13 year old Carling) compete against each other because they are about the same age, but I'm a little older so I'm not at that level. I'm happy when my brother or sister does well."

Q: Where do you train?
A: "At Nick Bolletieri's."

Q: Are you working with anyone in particular there?
A: "Almost all the Americans there -- Marcus Fugate, Jesse Levine, Michael Shabaz."

Q: Is their a coach that you work with most?
A: "My dad's my main coach, but a lot of the coaches there help me out. Nick (Bolletieri) helps me a lot in the mornings."

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