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Anne Keothavong

60 seconds with Anne Keothavong


Actress I would like to play me in a film about my life: Halle Berry.
If I wasn’t a tennis player, I would be: A spy for MI5.
Most famous person in my phone-book: Not telling.
What scares me: Cats.
What excites me: Seeing my family and friends.
What makes me giggle: Being tickled.
My most embarrassing experience as a tennis player: Too many to say.
I never travel to a tournament without: My rackets, of course.
Favourite city on the tour: New York.
Favourite shop on the tour: Duty free.
My nickname is: Annie K. It’s more interesting than just Anne.
The last place I visited on holiday: Honestly, being at home in London is like a holiday. I love it.
The last book I read: ‘How to be a Woman’ by Caitlin Moran.
The last film I watched: The Descendants. I wouldn’t recommend it though, it’s pretty rubbish.
The last album I listened to: The Stone Roses.
The last meal I cooked: An omelette.
The last joke I laughed at: Probably one of my own.
The last time I broke a racket: A few years ago.
Grass, hard or clay? Hard.
Hot or cold? Hot.
Sand or snow? Sand.
Be invisible or fly? Invisible.
If I was in a karaoke bar, the song I would choose: ‘I will survive’
If I won the lottery, I would: give most of it away.