Here is the interview
Sep 18th Vaidisova
Q: You are very talented player, already the top 10 at 17 years old. Can you make some comparison between you and Sharapova?
A: I donít see any similarity between us. Of course Maria is a great player.
Q: This is your first time in China. Whatís your general impression of the city and the people?
A: I came here two nights ago. Iíve been to Asia before and Iím happy to be back. Iíve only see the sight from the hotel and the court, and I havenít got the chance to go out. Perhaps Iíll dinner out tonight.
Q: It is a very strong draw this year. Whatís your expectation of the tournament?
A: There are some top ten players here, like Davenport and Mauresmo. I hope I can play good matches.
Q: You are only 17 years old, and you have and very different life with other common teenagers. Do you like this kind of life style?
A: I definitely love tennis. Iím very fortunate to do what I love and make it as a profession. I can travel around the world and see different countries and people. I definitely donít regret being a tennis player.
Q: You were in the semi-final in French Open, and in the 3rd round of other 3 Grand Slams. It seems that you like hard court most, but you did the best on clay.
A: yeah, itís kind of ironic. Hard court is my favorite. I grew up on clay. So thereís no big difference between surfaces for me.
Q: In all the four Gland Slams, which one do you think you have the best shot?
A: Any of them. But my favorite is the US Open.
Q: Whatís your goal in China Open?
A: I will try to go as far as possible. It is a tough draw, and Iíll try to stay here until the weekend.
Q: whatís your goal of your career?
A: I hope that after my career is done, I have no regret. I will give 100% to my career. And Iím proud of my career as well.
Q: You were born in Germany, then moved to Czech, and then went to US to train. Which country do you think you really belong to?
A: 100% Czech Republic. My family and home is there. And I havenít been back to Germany for 9 or 10 years.