In the Spotlight: USC's Top Doubles Team, Robert Farah & Steve Johnson

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ITA: In the Spotlight highlights the top Doubles Team for the USC Trojans, Robert Farah and Steve Johnson. These players have been ranked as high as #2 in the Campbell/ITA National Doubles Rankings and have ended their season holding a 35-11 overall record.  They also claimed a place on the NCAA Championships All-Tournament Team for No.1 Doubles.  The USC Men's Team took home the 2009 NCAA Men's Team Championship.  This doubles duo has taken time from their celebration to sit in on this week's ITA: In the Spotlight. 




Q&A

Robert FarahRobert
Farah


Class:
Junior

Hometown
:
Cali, Colombia

Steve JohnsonSteve Johnson

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Orange, CA
1.

What is your favorite movie?

Forest Gump

 Anchorman: The Legend
of Ron Burgundy

2.

What is your partner's favorite movie?

Marley & Me    

Marley & Me

3.

What is your favorite food?

Sushi

 Pizza

4.

What is your partner's favorite food?

Breadsticks

 Pasta

5.

How old were you when you got your first kiss?

11

14

6.

Who is the bigger "Ladies Man"?

I guess that would be me.

 Robert

7.

Who takes the longest to get ready before a match?

Steve.. by far.  He takes
forever to grip and
stencil his rackets

 Robert

8.

Who would you say was the better player out of the two of you?

We are both equal, he has
better things than me and
 I have better things than him.

Robert, Only because he clinched the
National Title for us.

9.

Who is the bigger "Coaches Pet"?

Obviously Steve, he is
the Freshman.

Robert

10.

If you could change sports, what would be your alternative to Tennis?

Soccer

Basketball

11.

If your partner could change sports, what would he play?

Basketball    

Football (Wide Receiver)

12.

Who has the worst temper on the court?

That would be me

Robert

13.

Who has the better serve between you two?

I taught him how to kick the
 serve. Also, I hit more aces
than him, so that makes me
the better server. Haha.

 Robert

14.

Which celebrity would you say you look like?

Novak Djokovic

Jason Segal

15

Which celebrity does your partner looked like?

Will Ferrell

Antonio Banderas


 

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