Tennis / Wimbledon '92: Quotes of the day

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I didn't sleep great. But as it turned out I had my best set of the tournament. Boris Becker on his carried-over match.

If we had carried on the previous night I don't think I would have lost 6-1 but this was the best returning I've ever faced in one set like that. Maybe I should try and play in the dark more often. Wayne Ferreira on his sudden- death pummelling by Becker.

It's between me and the umpire. Monica Seles, on her consultation with official David Crymble after Nathalie Tauziat had complained about her grunting.

As the match advanced she screamed a lot, a lot, a lot. I couldn't really listen to the ball when she hit the ball. That's why I asked the umpire can she scream less than she screamed. It was too late, anyway. Tauziat.

I lost because she's better than me - it's as simple as that. Tauziat.

Age is a state of mind and I'm defying it as well as I possibly can. Should Van Gogh stop painting at a certain age? Martina Navratilova.

What have I got to be afraid of? It's not like you're going to be boxing or anything where you may get your head knocked off. Martina Navratilova on her impending semi-final meeting with Seles.

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