Quotes of the Day

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* I didn't know if I was supposed to called the trainer or not. It was painful. I can still feel it.
Kim Clijsters, who was stung on the stomach by a bee during her quarter-final win over Silvia Farina Elia.

* It's impossible to be the shining star every time. It's impossible to be in the winner's circle every time. You don't learn as much if you don't lose a few times.
Venus Williams on the lessons of defeat - after beating Lindsay Davenport in her quarter-final yesterday.

* Serena and I have talked quite a bit. I like her a lot, she's very cool. She was going to come to watch me practise the other day, just to laugh at me.
The actress Kirsten Dunst, currently filming at the All England club for her role as a feisty "bad girl" tennis player in the forthcoming romantic comedy Wimbledon.

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