Getting to Know Roman Warias

Nickname: Romeo

Before a game, I: Visualize myself winning

What would you like to do sometime in your life? Lead a company after having won Wimbledon

One place you would like to visit: Australia

Who has had the greatest influence on your athletic career and why? Ivan Mechic, my coach, because he taught me everything about the serve

What is your favorite part of being at BYU outside of your sport? Being a member of a very reputable business school

What do you want to be doing 20 years from now? Working in a successful business after a sports career

What is your favorite hobby or activity away from your sport? All other kinds of sports, meeting friends, surfing the Internet

My advice to youngsters: Work hard and follow coincidents

If I could invite any three people to dinner, who would they be? Roger Federer, Eva Menendez and Barack Obama

How old were you when you first started playing tennis? 12

What has been the highlight of your athletic career? Playing No. 1 for BYU

Who is the first person you call after a match? My mother

What was your favorite toy as a child? Soccer ball