One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.
Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome.
The mark of great sportsmen is not how good they are at their best, but how good they are their worst.
Experience is a great advantage. The problem is that when you get the experience, you're too damned old to do anything about it.
Tennis is mostly mental. You win or lose the match before you even go out there.
Tennis is a mental game. Everyone is fit, everyone hits great forehands and backhands.
You've got to get to the stage in life where going for it is more important than winning or losing.
Tennis is a perfect combination of violent action taking place in an atmosphere of total tranquillity.
From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.
True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.
I let my racket do the talking. That's what I am all about, really. I just go out and win tennis matches.
A great tennis career is something that a 15-year-old normally doesn't have. I hope my example helps other teens believe they can accomplish things they never thought possible.
The ideal attitude is to be physically loose and mentally tight.
Tennis is mostly mental. Of course, you must have a lot of physical skill, but you can't play tennis well and not be a good thinker. You win or lose the match before you even go out there.
I'm going to have to pick my shots and play great tennis.
My mom was a great tennis player, and I remember being six or seven years old watching Steffi Graf and Monica Seles in Wimbledon in my house. I've always been a tennis fan.
I'm playing great tennis. I'm enjoying the tour, having fun with the fans off the court. I'm loving it now.
What drove me to become the world's greatest bodybuilder is no different from what drives other athletes to become great tennis players or boxers or jockeys.
You don't go home and talk about the great tennis courts that you played, but you do talk about the golf courses you played.
Id rather be able to play great tennis at a slam than make eight finals of little tournaments and then lose first round of a slam. That doesnt sound too good.
I feel like I have as good a shot as anybody out there and I have gotten close in the past, so why not have the attitude that I can come out and play great tennis and maybe even win this tournament.
He knew what the Beats know and what the great tennis player knows, son: learn to do nothing, with your whole head and body, and everything will be done by what's around you.
You will never have great tennis champions from England because of the cold and dark, but most of all because people only care about the sport for two weeks a year, and then they're on to something else. There's just not a great love of the sport there
I had a great tennis career. I have no regrets. But to find peace with yourself, and to finally be with your family - I'm probably the happiest guy in the world.
I'd like to think I could have and should have won more, but that's not the point. And I was at the point where I was playing great tennis in the mid 80s - the type of tennis people hadn't seen before - and I was very proud of that.
Follow AzQuotes on Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Every day we present the best quotes! Improve yourself, find your inspiration, share with friends