Post(s) tagged with "quotes"

I have to announce my retirement from the sport that gave me so much. I’m very grateful.

- David Nalbadian retires from tennis.

Tennis without Federer will still be tennis. It will have lost one of the most important ambassadors it has ever had in its history…

- RAFAEL NADAL (via rafaelnadalfans)

I didn’t do anything, I felt, wrong in those few points. He [Nadal] didn’t make a mistake. He served well. He came to net. All the credit to him. I had my momentum from midway second set to end of the third. I was supposed to use and realize the opportunities that were presented to me, and I didn’t do it.

- Novak Djokovic (via lovetennis-jp)

Source: lovetennis-jp

The way I played, I couldn’t have beaten Rafa.

- ROGER FEDERER (via kingofclay)

Source: rafaelnadalfans

Maybe more his fault…I really hope it can happen this year

- Roger Federer on why he hasn’t played Rafael Nadal at the USOpen 

On a potential QF meeting with Roger Federer in the US Open

  • Rafael Nadal: I would prefer to play against another one [laughs]
  • Marcus Buckland: That's an honest answer
  • Rafael Nadal: I don't want to lie but I would love to be in quarter finals and Roger would not be there, but probably Roger would be there.

Source: ladybellatrix

Regarding potential QF meeting with Nadal in the US Open

  • Federer: I didn't even know he was in my quarter!
  • Pam Shriver: Really?!
  • Federer: No, I'm joking [laughs]

Source: ladybellatrix

In every tournament I am ‘nervious’

- Rafael Nadal after his first round match at the US Open 2013 (via hello-everybodyguys)

Source: hello-everybodyguys

At the end, you are No. 1 or you are not No. 1. [I’m not] gonna go and fight for the No. 1. We’ll see at the end of the season. If I am No. 1, it will be amazing, amazing season for me. If I am not No. 1, it still will be amazing season for me. This tournament gonna make a big difference. We will see what’s happening here, and after here I will say not everything will be decided, but things can be more clear [or] completely less clear.

- RAFAEL NADAL (via tennis.si.com)

I honestly don’t want to think about it, because the more you think about it, the nearer the end is, and that’s why I avoid the thought of it.

- Roger Federer about retirement (New York Times Magazine)

Source: baselboys

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