Ipek Senoglu interviewed in a newspaper in Turkey and asked every question.
Q : How did u start tennis ?
A : I started playing tennis when i was 4-5. My bro and dad were playing and i wanted to bother them so i was running in the court with a racket to stop their game
Q : Did you forecast that you would reach that position ?
A : This position is not the position where i wanted to reach. Firstly, i wanted to play in a Grandslam and succeeded it. Then i put other objectives. Now i am planning to play in SF or F in Grandslam and wants Turkish people to wake uo at night ( 4 o'clock) and watch me .
Q : We know that you educated in USA. What is the differences between USA and Turkey about the view of Sport ?
A : USA makes a lot of investment to sport. So they have a lot of players. Originally, thereis no diference. I mean The dont have more ability.
Q : Do u get some inviations from abroad ?
A : Yes. This year an Ameican club invited me to play there. I havesome problems with money. So i decided to accept. But then Turkish prime ministery promised me to find a sponsor. So if they do, i will stay here.
Q :Whu didnt u play in USA more years ?
A: I reached no 1 in USA universities, they wanted me to be USA citizen and leave Turkish citizenship. But i didnt accept this. Since I want to help Turk players. Now Pemra and Çağla are coming after me. They have to get nore support btw.
Q: You now that People see women players as a sex obje. For example Maria Sharapova's pictures are everywhere.
A : We should ask this to the nesapapers, TVs, etc.
Q : Are u sad for that ?
A : Sharapova made better agreement than other good players with Nike due to her physical position. This is done by the brands. Both being successfull and Being a brand. Steffi Grafis a brand with everything. Sharapova is also a brand but i dont think she is champion and she never has a championship character.
Q : Is tennis a rich sport ?
A : Now in Turkey, itis yes. But in the world some por people also play tennis. I played in India. I saw people who cannot afforf for meal, but plays tennis. Thay have a lot of courts.