TITLE

Setting his Sights

AUTHOR(S)
Gimenez, Soledad
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Hispanic;Aug/Sep2009, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
An interview with Chilean professional tennis player Fernando González is presented. When asked whether he is the type of person who assesses his objectives and accomplishments, the tennis player asserts that improvement is the most valuable factor in setting a goal. He says that he aims to attain the first place in the list of best players in the world in 2009. He describes how he deals with criticism about his work and private life.
ACCESSION #
44325171

 

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