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Elina Svitolina

Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina, the No. 4 seed at the WTA Finals, reveals who she thinks is the fastest female player on the tour.

Q &A

Q Who would you want to play you in a movie?

A Tough one, probably... I don't know.

Q How is the women's game better than the men's game?

A The women's game is more interesting, I think. I don't know, it's very different, it depends on what you like.

Q One rule change you'd like - shot clock, no let or no deuce?

A Shot clock.

Q Who is your dream doubles partner?

A Billie Jean (King).

Q What's one shot you admire from any tennis player?

A Serve from Serena (Williams).

Q Who is the fastest tennis player?

A Me?

Q Best-dressed player on tour?

A I don't know, that's a tough question.

Q What's your perfect cheat meal?

A My perfect cheat meal is chocolate... no, ice cream.

Q What's your best or favourite tennis moment?

A This year has been amazing for me, I won five titles, so this moment is all of 2017.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 27, 2017, with the headline 'Elina Svitolina'. Print Edition | Subscribe