QUOTES OF THE DAY

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n There is something comforting about having something on your head. I feel somehow a bit more focused and a bit more ready for combat. Andre Agassi on his bandana.

n He's like a giant. Stefan Edberg, the No 13 seed after being beaten by the 6ft 8in Belgian Dick Norman.

n Wish me a good flight home. Jim Courier, the American No 11 seed, to the umpire Paulo Pereira after being called for a foot-fault on break point during his straight-sets defeat by the Frenchman Cedric Pioline.

n Maybe I'm not the man I was on court. Courier is in more reflect mood after the loss

n I'm not feeling as sad as I thought I'd be. In fact I'm full of joy. I thoroughly enjoyed myself out there and I wish it could have gone on for ever. Britain's Jo Durie after her Wimbledon singles career ended with defeat against Jana Novotna.

n It was just great. I love the history, I love the people, I love the excitement. Brooke Shields, Agassi's girlfriend on being at Wimbledon.

n I've never done well here before because I've never practiced properly. This time I did something different for the first time. Petr Korda reveals the secret of his success in upsetting Michael Chang.

n I'm sure the people will cheer well for me still when I go on Centre Court for the first time in the tournament because they certainly seem to have enjoyed my two matches on No 1 so far. Boris Becker tries to get the spectators on his side.

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