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Laura Robson exclusive: I'm scared of cannibals


60 seconds with Laura Robson:

Actress I would like to play me in a film about my life: Rachel McAdams.

If I wasn’t a tennis player, I would be: A chef.

Most famous person in my phone-book: If I told you, I’d have to kill you…

What scares me: Cannibals.

What excites me: Music!

What makes me giggle: My team! We laugh a lot.

My most embarrassing experience as a tennis player: I don’t know, I’ve probably forgotten the score in a match before.

I never travel to a tournament without: My Kindle and my iPod.

Favourite city on the tour: Vancouver.

Favourite restaurant on the tour: Japonica in Melbourne.

Favourite shop on the tour: Barney’s Co-Op in New York.

My nickname is: Robbo, I guess. My brother’s nickname is Robbo too. I prefer Laura.

The last place I visited on holiday: Perth in Australia.

The last book I read: What It Is Like to Go to War by Karl Marlantes.

The last film I watched: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.

The last album I listened to: The Ultimate Collection by Whitney Houston.

The last meal I cooked: Salmon with a homemade salsa and lentils.

The last joke I laughed at: Not quite a joke but I laughed a lot at the Saturday Night Live¬†sketch of Beyonce and Jay Z’s baby.

The last time I was recognised by a member of the public: The other day on the Tube. It was awkward.

The last time I broke a racket: My Wilson frames are so strong. They never break.

Grass, hard or clay? Hard.

Hot or cold? Can’t I have a nice balance between the two?

Sand or snow? Snow.

Be invisible or fly? Fly.

If I was in a karaoke bar, the song I would choose: Love Is A Battlefield by Pat Benatar.

If I won the lottery, I would: Not know what to do with it.

  • Sandi

    Love it! Laura is a star! :)