Brit Katie Swan is into the semifinals of the Oracle Pro Series — Claremont, where she will take on Guiliana Olmos for a spot in Sunday’s final. We spent a few minutes with the 20-year-old following her quarterfinal win on Friday at The Claremont Club.

Getting to Know:

What is your most memorable win?
First round of Wimbledon in 2018 against Irina-Camelia Begu

What is your next goal in tennis?
To reach the Australian Open

Who has been the toughest opponent you’ve faced?
Mihaela Buzarnescu

What is a memorable match you’ve watched live or on TV?
Djokovic vs. Federer  – Wimbledon 2019

What are 3 things you always have in your tennis bag?
Racquets, Grips, Shoes

Who has been the most influential person on your tennis life?
My Mum

What is your favorite shot to hit in tennis?
Forehand

Where has been the most interesting or exciting place you’ve traveled?
Melbourne

What’s one thing you can’t live without?
My dogs

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?
You have to enjoy what you do to get the best results.

Tell us three things we don’t know about you:

  1. I have 4 dogs and we foster even more!
  2. I play the piano.
  3. I love sushi.

This or That:

Morning Person or Night Owl?
Morning Person

Beach or Mountains?
Beach

Pizza or Salad?
Pizza

Roger or Rafa?
Roger

Clay or Grass?
Grass

Flying or Driving?
Driving

Puppies or Kittens?
Puppies

Savory or Sweet?
Sweet