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After beating 14-year-old Jennifer Capriati to win a car- It's just as well that I won, because if Jennifer won, she couldn't drive it anyway.
Martina Navratilova
After struggling to beat Hu Na - You figure there's eight trillion people in China, and if she's number one there, it says something.
Pam Shriver
Andrea Jaeger plays tennis like she's double-parked.
Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario bustled this way and that, as if mounted on castors and hurtling across a highly polished floor.
Rex Bellamy The Times (1989)
Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario is the only sports person whose name is worth 175 in Scrabble.
Nick Hancock They Think It's All Over BBC TV (1995)
At Wimbledon, the ladies are simply the candles on the cake.
John Newcombe
Hardy Amies once told me that the sexiest thing he had seen was nuns playing tennis.
Prudence Glynn The Observer (1981)
I have finally mastered what to do with the second tennis ball. Having small hands, I was becoming terribly self-conscious about keeping it in a can in the car while I served the first one. I noted some women tucked the second ball just inside the elastic leg of their tennis panties. I tried, but found the space already occupied by a leg. Now, I simply drop the second ball down my cleavage, giving me a chest that often stuns my opponent throughout an entire set.
Erma Brombeck
I may have exaggerated a bit when I said that 80 per cent of the top women tennis players are fat pigs. It's only 75 per cent.
Richard Krajicek (1992)
If someone says tennis is not feminine, I say screw it.
Rosie Casals
If you don't do something special against Chris Evert you find yourself losing concentration after 35 shots.
Julie Heldman (1972)
Martina's like the old Green Bay Packers. You know exactly what she's going to do, but there isn't a thing you can do about it.
Arthur Ashe
On Martina Navratilova's new line in court clothing- She's become a Slav to fashion.
Kim Cunningham
On what she had learned after a number of quick losses to Martina Navratilova - How to shake hands.
Bettina Bunge
On why she turned pro while still at school- I hate homework.
Maureen 'Peanut' Louie
Taut and tight-lipped mistress of the baseline, Chris Evert is the all-American golden girl become the champion of monotony.
Paul West
Tennis was a game invented by a woman named Samantha Tennis in 1839, in the village of Lobsworth, County of Kent, as a diversion for the wealthy and titled Englishmen of the region, who had nothing better to do at the time but drink, belch and wear funny clothes.
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