Getting to Know Ani Popiashvili
Monday, April 3, 2017
Getting to Know Ani Popiashvili

Name: Ani Popiashvili
Sport: Tennis
Major: Economics
Classification: Sophomore
Hometown: Tbilisi, Georgia

How would your friends and family describe you?

Hard working, friendly

What movie can you watch over and over again?

The Godfather Part 1

What are some of your interests outside of your sport?

Cooking, watching movies

Who are your favorite professional athletes?

Serena Williams , Renaldo, and Roger Federer  

What are you looking forward to the most this season?

Helping my team win

Who do you look up to?

My parents

Who would you get to play you in a movie?

Angelina Jolie

What’s your dream job?

Manager in a fashion magazine

If you could go back in time, what year would you go to? Why?

2005, to meet some people.. and give them a hug

What are some things that genuinely make you happy?

People and my dog

What goals do you want to accomplish this season?

To give 100 percent to my team and every match

What motivates you to work hard?

To make my family proud and achieve success

What’s your favorite holiday?

New Year's Eve

What is your proudest accomplishment up to this point?

To attend a university

Is there a quote you often recite or reflect on?

Don’t ever let someone tell you that you can’t do something, not even me. You got a dream you have to protect it. When people can’t do something themselves they’re going to tell you that you can’t do it.

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