Quotes Of The Week

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We're going to have a competition to see who's first to win six Wimbledons.

Serena Williams, after beating Martina Hingis in the US Open final, on herself and her sister.

She should be taken to the junkyard.

Richard Williams, father of Serena, on Lindsay Davenport, Serena's semi- final victim.

They've already taken over tennis. Nobody can sell sweets and popcorn like they can. Tennis was dead before my girls came along.

Richard Williams.

My nose could have gone through my brain. I'm just lucky I'm alive.

Steve Waugh, after leaving hospital following his collision with Jason Gillespie during Australia's Test against Sri Lanka.

It does not matter if they are ladies, men or Alsatian dogs. If they are not good enough to run the line they should not get the job.

Coventry manager Gordon Strachan, after assistant referee Wendy Toms did not flag for offside in the build-up to Leeds' winning goal against his team.

Kanu is destroyed. He couldn't speak to any of us afterwards.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger after Nwankwo Kanu's penalty miss in Fiorentina.

I hope those anti-Semites don't lose to Cyprus on purpose.

Dundee United and Israel footballer Jan Talasnikov on the Austrian national team in the Euro 2000 qualifiers, a remark for which he was dropped.

I can go home now, sleep at nights and be a nice person for a while.

Carl Fogarty after winning his fourth Superbikes World Championship.

He is in a comfort zone. He likes to earn his fat cheques each week. There is no harm in that - if you are motivated by that. A few are. Most of us go for 10 claret jugs.

Nick Faldo on Colin Montgomerie.

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