The Mind-Body Problem
A conversation with Janko Tipsarevic

To many tennis fans, Janko Tipsarevic is best identified as the player with a quote from Dostoyevsky’s The Idiot tattooed on his left forearm. Suffice it to say that this alone makes him unusual. But dig a little deeper and you’ll find that Janko’s candid commentary provides nothing less than a...

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About Janko Tipsarevic:
Jankobiopic

Janko Tipsarevic is a professional tennis player whose career-high singles ranking is World No. 8, achieved on April 2, 2012. He was ranked the #1 junior tennis player in the world in 2001 and won the Australian Open Junior title.

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Some Additional Resources:
Janko Tipsarevic's Official website

Tecnifibre Player Profile: Janko

On The Road to the ATP World Tour

The Idiot

by Fyodor Dostoevsky

The Portable Nietzche

by Friedrich Nietzsche

Janko Tipsarevic - Balancing Brain and Brawn

A profile of Janko by Chris Oddo in Tennis View Magazine, January 2011

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Video Chapters

Introduction (00:00)

Chapter 1: On Nietzsche and Tennis (1:29)

Chapter 2: Pretentiousness and Press Conferences (8:27)

Chapter 3: Commitment and Focus (14:42)

Chapter 4: Loneliness, Consistency and Technology (21:24)

Chapter 5: Breaking Through (29:27)

Chapter 6: Davis Cup and Nationalism (37:29)

Chapter 7: Psychology and Talent (45:15)

Chapter 8: Structural Issues (55:51)

Credits (1:02:53)