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Oli Golding

60 seconds with Oli Golding


60 seconds with Oli Golding, the junior US Open champion.

Actor I would like to play me in a film about my life: Clive Owen.
If I wasn’t a tennis player, I would be: At university hoping to be a footballer although it’s very unlikely as I’m pretty rubbish.
Most famous person in my phone-book: Tom Daley.
What scares me: Turbulence on flights.
What excites me: Watching football matches live.
What makes me giggle: The Office TV series.
My most embarrassing experience as a tennis player: Being given the girls’ trophy at the US Open juniors.
I never travel to a tournament without: My iPad.
Favourite city on the tour: New York.
Favourite restaurant on the tour: Any Italian.
Favourite shop on the tour: Hollister.
The last place I visited on holiday: Miami.
The last book I read: The Girl who played with Fire.
The last film I watched: The Adjustment Bureau.
The last album I listened to: Mylo Xyloto by Coldplay.
The last meal I cooked: Spaghetti Carbonara.
The last time I was recognised by a member of the public: Back in September.
The last time I broke a racket: Not that long ago.
Grass, hard or clay? Hard.
Hot or cold? Either.
Sand or snow? Snow.
Be invisible or fly? Fly – as long as there’s no turbulence.
If I was in a karaoke bar, the song I would choose: Wonderwall by Oasis.
If I won the lottery, I would: Buy loads of crazy stuff, including Mario Balotelli for my team.