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Tennis Quotes

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Tennis just a game, family is forever.
- Serena Williams

Related topics: Family

When I was 40, my doctor advised me that a man in his
40s shouldn't play tennis.
I heeded his advice carefully and could hardly wait
until I reached 50 to start again.
- Hugo Black

Tennis is a perfect combination of violent action taking
place in an atmosphere of total tranquillity.
- Billie Jean King

I'd just as soon play tennis with the net down.
- Robert Frost

 

Once in a while I'll get moved to do some exercise.
It's something I long for but the biggest problem is
bending down and putting my tennis shoes on.
Once I go out I'm OK.
- David Soul

Tennis and golf are best played, not watched.
- Roger Kahn

When I was 12, every little girl in Russia was trying
to wear her hair like mine and playing tennis.
- Anna Kournikova

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Unlike in my young days I'm not able to eat,
drink and sleep tennis.
- Amelie Mauresmo

It was very hard for me to practice and enjoy my tennis,
and I didn't know the why, so I worked with psychologists
to try and see what was happening.
They pushed me really hard.
- Gabriela Sabatini

In tennis, you can make a couple of mistakes and still win.
Not in golf.
I played three rounds in that Tahoe event,
and I was drained.
Mentally, not physically.
- Pete Sampras

Acting with Denzel is like playing tennis with someone that's better than you.
You either play better tennis or get blown off the court.
- Dean Cain

Seems like most of the kids today are into other sports other than tennis.
- Jana Novotna

No, like I said, my dad was never really part of the tennis.
His involvement around what I did with the tennis and
with my mom and my grandparents was really not a part of my life.
- Jimmy Connors

It's a great moment for Argentinean tennis,
more on the men's side.
I would like to see more on the women's side.
I think we have to work a little bit more on that.
- Gabriela Sabatini

Tennis has had a very positive impact on my life.
- Gabriela Sabatini

You don't need to know who's playing on the White House
tennis court to be a good president.
- James Baker

I always wanted to help make tennis a team sport.
- Billie Jean King

I love to promote our sport.
I love grass-roots tennis.
I love coaching.
I love all parts of the sport.
I love the business side.
- Billie Jean King

To be a professional tennis player you need to put in these sort of hours.
- Guy Forget

Anybody who can dial a telephone can master tennis
scoring in about 15 minutes.
- Bradley Whitford

A good thing is I've been playing tennis I think every
day for the last two months.
I really haven't had a day off.
I've been doing things that I did used to do.
- Stefan Edberg

Both of us played basketball, and I played tennis and my knees are done.
Now if you ask us head-to-head who wins at golf,
I'm asking for a couple of strokes.
- Michael Wilbon

I started tennis around age 2.
- Tracy Austin

I carried through well with my tennis.
I got the respect by usage of the tennis racket.
- Gabriela Sabatini

Billie and I did wonders for women's tennis.
They owe me a piece of their checks.
- Bobby Riggs

My mother wanted very much to play tennis;
she wanted,
most of all, to be a singer and play the piano.
- John Hawkes

Tennis is so competitive.
I guess that's the way it has to be.
- Monica Seles

I'm really trying to focus myself on playing tennis,
and I think that's really important.
- Stefan Edberg

Tennis is what I do and is part of who I am.
- Jennifer Capriati

I call tennis the McDonald's of sport -
you go in,
they make a quick buck out of you, and you're out.
- Pat Cash

For the first couple of years I played really bad tennis.
It was so bad that they booed me off the court.
- Richard Krajicek

I like putting money back into what made my life,
and tennis has been great to me.
- Billie Jean King

It's so difficult to find time besides the tennis.
- Steffi Graf

This trophy is so special in the world of tennis and it feels great.
- Amelie Mauresmo

I think it was the right time for me to retire because
nowadays tennis is too incredibly fast and you can
say that my style tennis went out of fashion.
- Jana Novotna

Good shot, bad luck and hell are the five basic words
to be used in a game of tennis,
though these, of course, can be slightly amplified.
- Virginia Graham

The depressing thing about tennis is that no matter how good I get,
I'll never be as good as a wall.
- Mitch Hedberg

Yeah, I think there are many other important things in life,
not just tennis.
- Daniela Hantuchova

Women's tennis is two sets of rubbish that lasts only half an hour.
- Pat Cash

Tennis doesn't encourage any kind of intellectual development.
- Jim Courier

What these guys are doing is great for Argentinean tennis.
This is motivating other people.
- Gabriela Sabatini

Tennis has to become everything to you if you're going to make it to the top.
You have to live it.
- Monica Seles

We are merely the stars tennis-balls,
struck and bandied which way please them.
- John Webster

I think that tennis is a lady's sport,
so we should look out there like ladies.
- Anna Kournikova

I have this terrible dark side to my personality,
which playing tennis keeps at bay.
- Monica Seles

I was very, very shy as a younger girl,
just petrified of people.
Tennis helped give me an identity and made me feel like somebody.
- Chris Evert

There are a lot of pretty girls.
I am a tennis player first of all, that is why I am here,
and if wasn't producing results no one would notice me.
- Anna Kournikova

There are a lot of good memories, and because I was injured,
during the rehab, I met my wife.
The tennis was very good but the injuries were good for something too.
- Richard Krajicek

It's true I always try to be as seductive as possible
but I wouldn't be here if I couldn't play tennis.
- Anna Kournikova

I've been playing tennis, and just whatever sport is
in front of me I will do.
- Jeanne Tripplehorn

Tennis was never work for me, tennis was fun.
And the tougher the battle and the longer the match,
the more fun I had.
- Jimmy Connors

I enjoy tennis, though don't play very often nowadays,
and skiing...
oh yes and swimming.
- Roger Moore

What is the single most important quality in a tennis
champion? I would have to say desire,
staying in there and winning matches when you are not playing that well.
- John McEnroe

Now I do bowling, golf, and tennis.
I want to be a good bowler.
- Andy Lau

I let my racket do the talking.
That's what I am all about, really.
I just go out and win tennis matches.
- Pete Sampras

I am here to play women's tennis.
I'm a lady.
Predominantly, most of the time I always like to play ladies.
- Serena Williams

It wasn't my tennis that made me lose,
it was a lot of different things going on,
high drama, high emotion.
- Jennifer Capriati

I chose to stay with tennis and they didn't understand that at the school.
- John Newcombe

My hobbies are cooking and gardening,
especially growing orchids.
I love soccer, my husband and I support a British team called Chelsea,
and I also enjoy tennis.
We have 3 cats.
- Juliet Mills

I love the feel of hitting the ball hard,
the pleasure of a rally.
It is these things that make tennis the delightful game that it is.
- Helen Wills Moody

I walk my dogs.
I garden a little.
I play a bit of tennis.
Basically when I have spare time I'm making music.
- Bill Mumy

I love tennis with a passion.
I challenged Boris Becker to a match once and he said
he was up for it but he never called back.
I bet I could make him run around.
- Boris Johnson

I began playing in the Pacific Coast Indoor Tennis Championships.
- Tracy Austin

When you are very little tennis should be fun,
it should be a game.
- Guy Forget

Tennis is seen all around the world;
if I am home or anywhere in the country,
United States, people will stare.
- Pete Sampras

Maybe, one other match better; but if you look at the tournament as a whole,
I played very high quality tennis for seven matches
and raised my game when I needed to.
- Richard Krajicek

Working with Brando was fun.
It was like a tennis match.
We played unbelievably well together.
- Uta Hagen

I am a hero worshiper.
I love the number one tennis player.
I love the number one baseball player.
I want to see those records broken.
- Martha Stewart

Right now I like baseball, hockey and tennis players.
And horseback riders.
- Martina Hingis

Tennis lets you talk while you're playing.
- Jane Kaczmarek

The only way to quieten me is to invite me to a tennis match.
- John Forsythe


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