"I think people like me for my tennis."
"I am beautiful, famous and gorgeous. I could have any man in the world."
"You don't think people would go on about my looks if I was No. 500 in the world instead of No. 12, do you?Anyway, as I keep telling everyone, you can't blame me for looking like this on purpose."
"I'm glad you're doing this story on us and not on the WNBA. We're so much prettier than all the other women in sports." – to the journalist doing a feature on the WTA in Detour Magazine, 3/98 issue.
Hingis: "(when asked if she felt unbeatable) Well, I am." "Arrogant? Sure. Exhausted? What does it mean – exhausted?"
Reporter: "Very tired."
"Do you think you are the queen? Because I am the real queen!" – to Anna Kournikova, during an exhibition match in Santiago. Kournikova cried on court and afterwards they fought with trophies and vases in the locker room.
"Do you want me to break your serve first or hold?" – to Lindsay Davenport before the coin toss.
"She (Steffi Graf) is just a runner who never gives up." "The French crowd did not understand my tennis because I make it look so easy." – after her defeat in the 1999 French Open final.
"I heard this morning that a certain person always asking for my autograph over and over at every tournament. I'd like to give something to that certain person, it's important to me, to Richard [Williams]."
"How would she know about boyfriends?" – on being told that Serena said Hingis won't be able to concentrate on tennis with her new boyfriend Magnus Norman.
"I'm better than them so far. I have won 5 Slams, they have none. I'm the No. 1, and not them." – on the Williams sisters.
"Maybe he needs the rooms for all of his women." – after being removed from her hotel suite in Berlin by President Clinton, who as a US president rented the whole top floor of the hotel. At the time it was at the height of the Lewinski scandal.
"I saw her when she was 12 and she was very good even then. You could hear her from like 10 courts further down." – on Maria Sharapova
"She's as mean as a snake. She reminds me of me." – on Maria Sharapova
"What is compassion?" – when asked if she has any compassion for Monica Seles after beating her 6-0, 6-0 in 2000 Ericsson Open SF.
"When I saw a marginal player like Myskina win a major, it inspired me to return." – on the true motivation behind her comeback in 2006.
"Chris Evert was my mentor (provided by the WTA Tour) when I turned pro. The main thing I asked her was, 'How do you handle men?'"
"I think it will be hard for [Martina Navratilova] to get used to being number two. I think she should retire." – Steffi Graf
"No wonder, this clay court pigeon was so slathered with make-up that she probably couldn't see me well at all." – Steffi Graf after beating Jennifer Santrock at the 1990 French Open.
Reporter: Kim, Patrick Mcenroe said he didn't think you could win the US Open because you didn't want it enough. He said you weren't hungry enough.
Kim Clijsters: Oh, I'm hungry. I didn't have my breakfast this morning so I'm very hungry. (smiling)
"The receiver feels like the ball is coming way faster than it is because of the grunt that comes with the ball. So you back up a little bit and you think this huge thing is coming at you, almost a bomb, and the ball doesn't really go that fast." "I don't think its acceptable, I don't need to grunt and these girls don't either, I'm not the only one complaining here, it's ridiculous." – Jelena Jankovic, on Maria Sharapova's grunting.
"No athlete has boobs like me [sic]."
"If I lost 20lbs, I'm still going to have these knockers – forgive me – and I'm still going to have this ass. It's just the way it is. I'm the same size and the same weight I was five years ago." – at the 2007 Australian Open, on being called fat.
2007年澳网，谈到肥胖的话题时，小威说：“即使我再减20磅，我的屁股 --不好意思 -- 臀部，还是会和现在一样大。天生如此没办法。其实我和五年前相比体重和身材完全没变。”
"Reading the newspapers, there's nothing I'm going to learn new about myself, because I know what I said, and you know, I don't need to read what I said, 'cause I know what I said. I like to look at the pictures."
"The difference between involvement and commitment is like ham and eggs. The chicken is involved; the pig is committed."
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