The Mind-Body Problem
A conversation with Janko Tipsarevic

Former World No. 8 tennis pro Janko Tipsarevic shares some thoughtful and measured views about sports psychology, maximizing one's potential and the life of an elite athlete.

About Janko Tipsarevic:

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.

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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Chapter 1: On Nietzsche and Tennis (00:01:29)

Chapter 2: Pretentiousness and Press Conferences (00:08:27)

Chapter 3: Commitment and Focus (00:14:42)

Chapter 4: Loneliness, Consistency, and Technology (00:21:24)

Chapter 5: Breaking Through (00:29:27)

Chapter 6: Davis Cup and Nationalism (00:37:29)

Chapter 7: Psychology and Talent (00:45:16)

Chapter 8: Structural Issues (00:55:51)