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Just started reading 'Jimmy Connors Saved My Life' by Joel Drucker. There's a great quote by Pancho Segura at the start. I thought it'd be cool to start a collection of memorable tennis quotes. Here's Pancho's:

"People don't get it. They think that because tennis is played in these clubs that it's a rich man's sport. But it doesn't take more than a racket and a heart to play this game. That's the great thing about a sport like tennis. It's a great test of democracy in action. Me and you, man, in the arena. Just me and you, baby. Doesn't matter how much money you have, or who your dad is, or if you went to Harvard, or Yale, or whetever. Just me and you."
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"I hate to lose more than I love to win." Jimmy Connors
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"This is what they came for. This is what they want."

JS Connors, 39, into a courtside mike during his epic win vs Krickstein on the way to the semis of the USO.
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"You are taking food from the mouths of my children."

Jimmy Connors, to an offending linesman.
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"New Yorkers love it when you spill your guts out there. Spill your guts at Wimbledon and they make you stop and clean it up."

Jimmy Connors
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"The best little Haarhuis in Amsterdam."

Nick Bolletieri, on Dutchman Paul Haarhuis.

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"New Yorkers love it when you spill your guts out there. Spill your guts at Wimbledon and they make you stop and clean it up."

Jimmy Connors


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