• By putting pressure on myself to develop a great game, I had less pressure to win. These days, I tell kids that the way I grew up, it wasn't about winning. It was about playing well, about playing the "right" way. That approach helped me enjoy the game and develop mine to its maximum potential.

    Pete Sampras, Peter Bodo (2008). “A Champion's Mind: Lessons from a Life in Tennis”, p.25, Crown Archetype
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