Quote machine: 2008 US Open, Day 2


Originally published on: 26/02/10 14:38

Roger Federer on life as the world No.2
Look at the draw maybe a little bit different. I have to start from the bottom.

Vince Spadea on his racket supplier
I’ve been with Prince since age eight… It rhymes with Vince, so it’s all good.

Marat Safin on foot faults and officials
Official who never played professional tennis, how he can decide what are the rules? I mean, this is really pissing me off, because it’s official that never touched a racket, and they’re telling you what are the rules.

Venus Williams shares some bad news with her and Serenas competitors
We talked about playing the 2016 Olympics.

Marat Safin on how tennis should be fun
I want to enjoy. It’s so simple. I just want to enjoy. I don’t want to fight. I don’t want to shout. I just want to have a nice match, win or lose, and whatever happens to go home. That’s it.

Venus Williams assessment of her form at Wimbledon (which she won)
I felt through the whole tournament that I didn’t play worth a dime. I felt like,


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