Keyword: Tennis

I know being a linesman is a thankless job, especially with guys like me around.

American professional tennis player

Years ago we discovered the exact point of middle age; it occurs when you are too young to take up golf and too old to rush up to the net.

(1881 – 1960) American columnist

It’s a lot harder than tennis. If I make a mistake, it’s like 0-15. In boxing, you let your head down once and you’re in the hospital.

American professional tennis player

All gong and no dinner… we just wish Anna would finally win something aside from hearts.

If you believe that [Anna Kournikova's claim that she is a virgin], I've never questioned a call in my life.

American professional tennis player

Tennis is like marrying for money; ‘love’ means nothing.

(1917 – 2012) comedian & actress

My potential speaks for itself.

professional tennis player

The Gullikson twins here; an interesting pair… both from Wisconsin.

Tennis commentator

Give Chris a finger like I did and she’ll take the whole hand.

German professional tennis player

The trouble with me is that every match I play against five opponents: umpire, crowd, ball boys, court, and myself.

Croatian professional tennis player

Why should I have become elevated to a position of first-page importance merely because I am somewhat more dexterous than most in manipulating a contrivance of catgut and wood which is commonly called a tennis racquet?

first American female professional tennis player

I’m glad you’re doing this story on us and not on the WNBA; we’re so much prettier than all the other women in sports.

professional tennis player

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

(1968 – 2005) American stand-up comedian

It’s a nice bonus but, you know, I have to pay taxes too.

professional tennis player

My theory is that if you buy an ice-cream cone and make it hit your mouth, you can learn to play tennis. If you stick it on your forehead, your chances aren’t as good.

American tennis player, instructor & broadcaster

That's one of the best sets I've seen him play[Tomas Zib] – although I should preface that by saying I haven't seen him play before

American professional tennis player

I’m a professor in the school of how to break the racket.

Croatian professional tennis player

It’s difficult to play against a man… I mean Martina. She scares you with those big muscles.

Czech professional tennis player

Every day two million Americans play tennis and one million of them lose.

American tennis player, instructor & broadcaster

He’s got the balls and when he’s holding them he controls the tempo.

American professional tennis player

A mediocre player will sink to the level of his or her opposition.

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