Matis Jasicek Q&A

April 21, 2004

What has been your most memorable tennis moment?
“Beating Illinois in a doubles match with Aaron Schaechterle.”

What is the one area of your game that you would most like to improve on?
“I’d like to be able to hit more topspin on my forehand.”

Jasicek will graduate in May with degrees in marketing and management.

What has been your favorite road trip?
“Last year’s spring break trip to Orlando.”

If you compete against any professional tennis player, who would it be and why?
“Anna Kournikova, enough said.”

Who is the best player you have ever competed against?
Chaitu Malempati.”

Do you have any pre-match rituals or superstitions?
“I like to listen to music.”

What is the best advice you have ever been given?
“Don’t be afraid to try new things.”

Personal Information
Name: Matis Jasicek
Age: 22
Birth date: June 9, 1981
Major: business

Food: Sushi
Restaurant: anything exotic
Song: Yeah!
Musical Artist: Usher
Movie: Matrix
TV Show: South Park
Athlete: Martin Safin