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The Biofile Scott Lipsky

Lipsky© Getty ImagesScott Lipsky won the Roland Garros mixed doubles title this year with Casey Dellacqua.

Scott Lipsky reveals his greatest sports moment, a funny tennis memory and his favourite players to watch in this biofile...

First Tennis Memory: "I'd say hitting balls at the back of the house when I was five."

Tennis Inspiration: "My favorite player was Pete Sampras."

Nicknames: "My nickname is Lipper."

Last Book Read: "The Lost Symbol."

Favourite Movies: "Any comedy."

Pre-Match Feeling: "I don't really think about much. Getting ready to play. Just go out there and just do my thing."

Favourite Meal: "Pasta."

Favourite Ice Cream Flavor: "Chocolate."

Current Car: "Jeep (red)."

First Job: "This is my only job."

Greatest Sports Moment: "Winning the French Open mixed doubles (with Casey Dellacqua over Srebotnik/Zimonjic). You watch these matches on television, and you wish that someday you can be there. To be on this stage playing a Grand Slam final, and to come out with a win, and to say now for the rest of my life that I’m a Grand Slam champion, it’s amazing."

Most Painful Moment: "Losing in the finals of NCAA doubles. We lost to a team from Auburn."

Favourite Tournament: "Wimbledon."

Closest Tennis Friends: "Any of the Americans."

Funniest Player Encountered: "Jordan Kerr. (Why him?) He says a lot of stupid things [smiles]."

Embarrassing Tennis Memory: "Can't think of any. Never lost love and love."

Best You Ever Felt On Court: "I played a tournament in Barcelona this year and we beat all the good teams. We beat the Bryans (who were on a 10-match win streak) and we beat Melzer/Zimonjic (and also Mirnyi/Nestor). Yeah, those were good matches."

Strangest Match: "I played a match in Kuala Lumpur last year. We won 21-19 in the third set tiebreak. Against Santiago Gonzalez and Travis Rettemaier."

Favourite Players To Watch: "Federer. And I like watching Dimitrov. He plays like Federer."

Favourite Sport Outside Tennis: "Football."

Funny Tennis Memory: "I got one from Wimbledon this year. The baseline umpire fell asleep during the match [smiles]."

Favourite TV Show: "Seinfeld."

Hobbies/Interests: "I like to watch sports on TV and go to sporting events."

People Qualities Most Admired: "Sense of humor."

Education: Stanford University.

Courtesy of Scoop Malinowski,

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