Put a name after the quote

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  1. Who said this? (4 quotes from tennisplayers, 1 from another athlete)

    1."Im 22 years old, i aint got a mark on my face and i must be the greatest"?

    2. "I hate to lose more than i love to win"?

    3. "True heroism is remarkably sober,very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all the others at whatever cost,but the urge to serve others at whatever cost"?

    4. "He was to good,i would suggest to his next opponent that he doesnt look to me for advice"?

    5. "There is to much money and to many nice guys around"?
     
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  2. jamesblakefan#1

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    1. Ali
    2. Connors
    3. Ashe
    4. Roddick
    5. McEnroe

    No google.
     
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  3. No googling? Then well done, 80% is right.
     
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  4. Gaudio2004

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    4 was Agassi after losing to Federer?
     
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  5. Thats right!
     
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  6. Lotto

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    This is quite a good idea! More quotes TMOP??
     
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  7. Thanks, oh yeah sure, i can create lots of these
     
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  8. maximo

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    "You've beaten me nine times in a row, and we were joking nobody can beat me 10 times in a row".

    ;)
     
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  9. Soderling to Fed right?
     
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  10. Lotto

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    Robin Soderling is it? Im not sure but its somebody that has a huge losing record against Roger. I think its soderling, no?
     
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  11. maximo

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    ^^ Yep. Soderling is indeed a 'yoker'!
     
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  12. luckyboy1300

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    correct! he said that after losing to federer in australian open 2005. better yet agassi should've been the one to ask advice from safin lol.
     
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  13. As a junior he was a psychopat and hated throughout Sweden, but the last year has been a totally different Soderling, he even managed to charm the crowd in Paris, not an easy thing.
     
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  14. maximo

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    ^^ Is that why he lives in Monte Carlo? ;)
     
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  15. Good one:) escaping the country...No,that would be for tax-reasons. The Swedish IRS would skin him for every dime if he would have chosen to live here. Sweden is a great country but the taxes are just ****ed up!
     
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  16. batz

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    A new batch:

    1. "You can't be considered a great player unless you win wimbledon. That's just the way it is".

    2. "People don't remember who finishes second."

    3. "I would say tennis needs me more, but I need tennis, too."

    4. "Women's tennis won't draw flies."
     
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  17. drwood

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    Quotes:

    1. "I thank the Lord Jesus Christ, because without Him, I am nothing.

    2. "Roger is the best player in the world, just not here"

    3. "I feel bad for Sampras because he's never going to make it as a pro"

    4. "He really does say some funny things at the wrong time. We are out there busting our guts and he doesn't show a lot of respect at the end of the day. He tries to play down the reason why he lost, giving no respect to the other player, and that is what really upsets me about him and the reason I try to [anger him] as much as I can."
     
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  18. 1. Chang?
    2. Rafael Nadal (about Fed in Paris)
    3 Johhny Mac or Bud Collins?
    4. Hm..someone about Djokovic? those were difficult ones drwood:twisted:
     
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  19. Lionheart392

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    "I'm an unbelievable designer. I don't know how I know and just do these things. I just start sketching and then I just know the colors and I always know the forecast. I know green and purple are going to be hot. I was born to be a designer. I worked hard to be a tennis player, I don't work hard to be a designer."
     
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  20. Sounds like one of the extremely humble Williams sisters?
     
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  21. Lionheart392

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    Ding ding ding! It's Serena :)
    I find that quote more funny than offensive though, bless her.
     
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  22. Yeajj! :twisted:
     
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  23. drwood

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    Not bad
    1. Chang during victory speech after winning 1989 French Open
    2. Yup, Nadal after 2006 French final
    3. Agassi about Pete Sampras after the last match they played before the 1990 US Open final (Agassi won 1 and 1)
    4. Patrick Rafter about Sampras -- this was after Pete refused to give him credit after Rafter beat him at the 1998 US Open semis enroute to defending his 97 title
     
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  24. I see, very interesting ones! thanx
     
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  25. flyinghippos101

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    1. "It's one on one out there, There ain't no hiding. I can't pass the ball!"
    2." I don't want that plate again"
    3."When you have the opportunity, you strike"
    4. "I got bad calls every match, and I never got an apology. So I thought it was rather strange."
    5. "Finally my competitive spirit has come alive and I'm winning again"
     
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  26. Whoa...ive never heard any of those before...i would imagine though that nr 2 would be Goran:twisted: The rest, no idea
     
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  27. AprilFool

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    How about, "It's a pity I lost"?
     
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  28. The-Champ

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    "This is Killing Me"

    who said that?
     
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  29. The Greatest of all time.
     
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  30. veritech

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    good one.

    what about this?: "If I’m at home alone I have to sleep on the sofa—I can’t face going to bed. I’m there with the TV on and all the lights on. I’m not very brave about anything in life…"
     
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  31. GameSampras

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    You want to talk arrogance..

    Was there ever anyone more arrogant than Ali?

    I'll put Tyson circa 86-87 before his mentor died up against Ali any day.. And certainly have more than just a "mark" on the face
     
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  32. flyinghippos101

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    1. Petros himself said this
    2. Ivanisevic after losing Wimbledon...again
    3. Rod Laver
    4. Ivan Lendl
    5. Guga
     
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  33. asafi2

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    Ha...

    Tyson was a guy who, if he landed one big punch, can knock you out. Does Buster Douglas ring a bell? If a fighter could get Tyson past the 4th round then Tyson wasn't as dominant. This is what Ali thrived on. A young Ali would dance around Tyson and jab him to death. You forget that Tyson and Frazier have such similar styles it's pretty scary (except Frazier could go the distance...). Ali, after not being able to box for 2 years during his prime, came back and took Fraziers best punch (monster left hook) right in the jaw and got up within 2 seconds. IF, that's a big IF, Tyson ever lands his best punch on Ali, Ali would get up and dance for 6 rounds until Tyson got tired and knock him the **** out.
     
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  34. EtePras

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    Talk about an arrogant player, that Pete "Serena" Sampras. How fitting that his record be broken by the most humble, classiest player of all time!
     
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  35. Gaudio2004

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    Comparing Sampras to Serena. Enough said. You don't know tennis.
     
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  36. GameSampras

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    It Tyson catches Ali with a big punch in the first 3-4 rounds.. Sorry but Ali ain t getting up.


    I think youre forgetting just how deadly Mike Was when his mentor Cus D'Amato was still alive. Tyson in 89 was out of shape and had no focus.. Im talking Tyson 86-88 here the machine
     
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  37. madmanfool

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    1. "Les quiero agradecer a todos, a mi ex novia, mi novia..." (I would like to thank everybody, my ex-girlfriend, my girlfriend,...)
    2. "About 10 grand slams"
    3. "No, she's not. Two women is too much for me."
    4. "You can't expect yourself to be already peaking like crazy in an exhibition tournament."
     
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  38. dragonfire

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    so, do you reckon tyson was the best boxer ever in those two years??
     
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  39. madmanfool

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    Anyone at all?
     
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  40. TheFifthSet

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    george foreman had comparable power to tyson, and was almost as dominant in his prime (tyson NEVER beat somebody like frazier, foreman did so CONVINCINGLY), and we saw what ali did to him.

    sorry, but nobody licks ali in his prime. that includes tyson at his best.
     
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  41. jones101

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    Heres a new set for you all

    1. In the third I had anopportunity and I got really tight, and I pretty much gave it to her. It was like, Here, you know, do you want togo to the semis? Because I don't. She was like, Okay. (laughter.)

    2. After the first set, I felt really dizzy, and I thought that I was just gonna end up in the hospital. I started to shake. I was losing my ‑ how you say ‑ consciousness. I don't know. It's as well some woman problems, as well. It's not easy being a woman, you know, sometimes. All these things happen. What can I do? I tried my best.

    3. Medical timeout is there because physiotherapist are there and doctors are there to help you out. This is what I did. I just took the medicals to help me out.

    Maybe the people think that I'm exaggerating with these things, but it's just ‑‑ it's nothing bad, nothing negative, because I just ‑‑ I twist my ankle, I feel bad, you know. I get the pain in the back.


    Who are these from???
     
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  42. kafelnikov

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    1. Verdasco
    2. No idea
    3. Safin on a slow day?
    4. Agassi
     
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  43. kafelnikov

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    Jankovic, all of them?
     
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  44. Rippy

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    I think number 1 is from Serena?
     
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  45. roysid

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    The quotes should be famous ones not just any statement. Here's a couple

    80% of women players are fat pigs :
    I needed a helicopter to go to court 18.
     
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  46. madmanfool

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    Safin is correct. It was his answer when he was asked if both his mother and sister were with him. The others are incorrect (nice try on Verdasco though).

    These still stand:
    1. "Les quiero agradecer a todos, a mi ex novia, mi novia..." (I would like to thank everybody, my ex-girlfriend, my girlfriend,...)
    2. "About 10 grand slams"
    3. "No, she's not. Two women is too much for me." (asnwer: Safin)
    4. "You can't expect yourself to be already peaking like crazy in an exhibition tournament."
     
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  47. roysid

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    All Serena Williams.
     
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  48. shaysrebelII

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    Excellent assessment, true boxing fans are rare and this is just about the last place I'd expect to see one. :)
     
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  49. Sentinel

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    Get ready kid, it's going to rain women on your lap!
     
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  50. dropshot winner

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    That's from Vilas, I think. He was speaking to Kuerten who had just won his first RG.
     
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