Tennis coach Maya Uno, 26, hails from Osaka. She began playing tennis at around the age of 10, played professionally for five years and then started a career as a coach. Follow her on Instagram at @uno_maaya to find links to her branding projects and YouTube videos.

1. What do you like about tennis? I like that it can be played with anyone and for any amount of time. It’s not a gendered sport or a sport for young people, it’s for everyone — and it’s a lifelong sport.

2. Which do you prefer when playing, singles or doubles? I prefer doubles.