Quotes Of The Week

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"When I lose my temper I don't send people flowers. I said something very low between him and me. I have seen other players say much worse and nothing happens or they just get a warning" Cedric Pioline , after being thrown out of the Nottingham Open for verbal volleys at the umpire.

"How's the hand? Haven't you anything else to say to me, like congratulations" Anna Kournikova after overcoming a thumb injury to beat Steffi Graf at Eastbourne

"When he misses a putt he frowns. When he makes a putt he frowns. Occasionally, he might grin with apparent sarcasm before frowning" American journalist describing Britain's Colin Montgomerie before this weekend's US Open.

"It sucks" Big-hitting John Daly, reflecting on the nature of the US Open course in San Francsico where he was unable to use his driver on any of the 18 holes