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FIRST NAME:  KRISTINA
SURNAME/ FAMILY NAME:  NOVAK
AGE PARTICIPATING:  18
MALE OR FEMALE:  FEMALE
DATE OF BIRTH:  3. 8. 2000
PLACE OF BIRTH:                                                                          LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE AT PRESENT:  SLOVENIA
LANGUAGES:  SLOVENIAN, CROATIAN, ENGLISH, SPANISH
HEIGHT: 178 cm
RIGHT/ LEFT HANDED:  RIGHT HANDED
SINGLE/ TWO HANDED BACKHAND:  TWO HANDED BACKHAND
BEST TENNIS SHOT:  FOREHAND
FAVOURITE PLAYING SURFACE:  HARD COURT
RACQUET:  BABOLAT (AERO PRO TEAM )
AGE STARTED PLAYING:  4
MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS: ITF U18 Mostar – winner, European Championship U16 Moscow 3rd Doubles, 5 wins ITF U18 Doubles, 3 Semifinals ITF U18, 2 finals ITF U18 Doubles, 3 Semifinals ITF U18 Doubles, 2010-2013 Winner National Championship U12, U14, 2016 National Championship – Winner, ROMA LEMON BOWL 2010 U10 Winner, ROMA LEMON BOWL 2011 U12 SEMIFINALIST, PULA SMRIKVA BOWL 2010 U10 SEMIFINALIST, TE 12 KOPER U12 SEMIFINALIST, TE 12 AURAY 2011 3rd ROUND, TE 12 Čakovec Croatia 2011 3rd ROUND, 2012 TE EUROPE Winter Cup (Team Slovenia) 4th place, 2012 TE 12 AURAY Quarter Finals, 2011 in 2012 National champion U12, 2013 National Champion 14&Under, TE Grawe Open 2013 Maribor Quarter Finals, status perspektivni športnik po kriteriju olimpijskega komiteja, 7 zmag na turnirjih po Floridi v kategorijah U14 – U18, 2013 – 6 mesecev trenirala na akademiji Chris Evert v Boca Ratonu, ZDA.
NATIONAL RANKING: 4th in the 18&Under (1. 11. 2016 – 31. 1. 2017)
INTERNATIONAL RANKING: ITF ranking: 203 (27. 6. 2017), Best: 175 (9. 5. 2017)
HOBBIES: SKIING, SWIMMING, CYCLING, PLAYING THE GUITAR
FAVOURITE MOVIE: 2012
FAVOURITE MUSIC: JUSTIN BIEBER, CHRIS BROWN, BRUNO MARS
FAVOURITE FOOD: ICE-CREAM, PASTA, CHICKEN
SPORTING HERO: RAFAEL NADAL