Tennis / Wimbledon '93: Quotes of the day

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Nothing is better than that. No job could be better than to play on Centre Court in front of 15,000 people, trying to play your best, playing the best player on grass and giving your best. Henri Leconte following his defeat by Boris Becker in four sets.

He was probably getting very nervous in the tie-break which I was unfortunate not to win. Andrew Foster on Pete Sampras's alleged obscenities during the latter's straight sets victory.

I gave my all today even though I lost pretty comfortably. But it's been a great week and it's time to have a couple of days off. Foster.

Sampras, Edberg and the rest have been beating the serve and volley players but now they have got to adjust to playing me in the second week and I'm excited about that. Andre Agassi after a further confidence-boosting win over Richard Krajicek.

When a guy hits a serve a 125mph you just hope that it is near your racket but I managed to put some doubt in his mind and made him pay for trying to move his serve around. Agassi.

I'm not going to say I'm feeling the best I've ever felt on a tennis court but I do feel I know what I'm doing out there, relatively speaking. Jim Courier after his victory over the No 13 seed, Wayne Ferreira.

It just wasn't my day, my return was not working at all - but it's not the end of the world. Arantxa Sanchez Vicario, the No 3 seed, after losing to her doubles partner, Helena Sukova.

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