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I always wanted to help make tennis a team sport.

I am here to play women's tennis. I'm a lady. Predominantly, most of the time I always like to play ladies.

I call tennis the McDonald's of sport - you go in, they make a quick buck out of you, and you're out.

I carried through well with my tennis. I got the respect by usage of the tennis racket.

I chose to stay with tennis and they didn't understand that at the school.

I couldn't wait for the sun to come up the next morning so that I could get out on the course again.

I don't feel right unless I have a sport to play or at least a way to work up a sweat.

I don't know why people question the academic training of an athlete. Fifty percent of the doctors in this country graduated in the bottom half of their classes.

I don't think tennis is a glamour game, not at all.

I don't want to be remembered for my tennis accomplishments.

I don't want to play golf. When I hit a ball, I want someone else to go chase it.

I gave it my body and mind, but I have kept my soul.

I get confused with all the rules in golf. Let's say you're playing in L.A. and your ball lands on a dead body. Is your relief one or two club lengths?

I grew up on the tennis court with lots of other kids. There were like 40 kids all afternoon and I was one of the youngest ones, so I always had to chase everybody to keep up.

I guess there is nothing that will get your mind off everything like golf. I have never been depressed enough to take up the game, but they say you get so sore at yourself you forget to hate your enemies.

I had pro offers from the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers, who were pretty hard up for linemen in those days. If I had gone into professional football the name Jerry Ford might have been a household word today.

I have a strong tennis arm.

I have this terrible dark side to my personality, which playing tennis keeps at bay.

I just wanted to play tennis. I started because I wanted to pick up another sport and then as I was slowly getting better I wanted to see how far I can go but I always wanted to be myself. I wanted to be original. I didn't want to copy anybody's style.

I know I am getting better at golf because I am hitting fewer spectators.


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