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" It seems like the richer you are, the more chance you have of paying less tax. "
" If you look at the top 100 players, you would see that the great majority of them have had at least a couple of surgeries. That tells me that we have to protect the players. "
" It's only human nature to want to know what you can do on your own or with someone else. "
" To be involved in a senior tournament back in the States is very satisfying. "
" If you really want to get it more exciting, no linesmen. And have the players call their lines. That would make the game more exciting, I promise you. It would be awesome. "
" I was a different kind of player as a kid and didn't do too much shouting and screaming. If things didn't go my way, I tended to get a bit overwhelmed. All I wanted to do was cry on my mom's shoulder. I didn't know how to handle defeat in front of a crowd, and I didn't want to be the loser. "
" If you yell at your box, I'm not really sure it's something where it should be a penalty. It seems like you hurt yourself. "
" Roland Garros is the only one of the four majors that is 15 days, and that is too long. "
" What I've realised is that you can run miles, jump on a bike, lift weights, and all that other garbage, but the bottom line is that you get in tennis shape by playing tennis. You build the right muscles, and I don't believe people can do it as successfully any other way. "
" I'm 56 years old. I like to get out on the court. I continue to try to play the best I can. Obviously, I'm nowhere near where I was when half this age. But I can still hit a pretty decent ball. "
" There's something deeply satisfying when it succeeds, but I'm not going to do another book just to put my name on something and make some money if it's not something I deeply care about. "
" If you're out there and things are going badly, are you going to cry or break down? "
" It's one thing if you live in London and you're rooting for Chelsea or you're in New York and you love the Giants or Jets and no matter who's on the team you're into it. It's different in tennis; you're sort of your own guy, so you have to reach out and grab a person in a different way. "
" What I think is frustrating for Americans is that it feels like more was going to change with Obama. "
" I thought doubles was a good way for me to practice and get some reps in - I didn't like to train in the gym as much as players these days. "
" I had a harsh lesson in 1996, when I lost four times to Andres Gomez on clay. "
" I got a lot of publicity, but it steamrolled. Event organizers weren't used to that kind of behavior, so later, they tightened the rules. "
" Why don't they go back to wood racquets? Then we would see the best tennis to be played. "
" I've seen tennis clubs close in Manhattan and garages put up in their place, and I'd sure like to be part of reversing that trend. "
" I just remember watching Federer the first year he won Wimbledon. He was struggling with his back problem. I remember it vividly. It looked like there was a chance he was not going to finish. He had that look in his eye. Then, somehow, he found the wherewithal to dig a little deeper, and suddenly he wins the thing, and he's a different player. "
" When I was 15 and playing in Kalamazoo, I ran into a light pole on the side of the court and was knocked out for a little while - when I woke up, I was seeing stars! "
" I didn't serve and volley until I got to Wimbledon in '77. "
" There's a certain beauty and majesty to Wimbledon. The elegance, the way the grass looks on TV. "
" Do you have any problems, other than that you're unemployed, a moron, and a dork? "
" I was always fighting the establishment, trying to run through brick walls. "
" You look at a guy like Michael Jordan: I can't believe there will be other basketball players like him. "
" If Roger stopped right now and never won another match, to me he'd already be one of the greatest players to ever play the game. To me, he's the greatest all around talent that I've ever seen. "
" I'm sure a lot of players say it, but winning is almost so you don't lose. The thrill of winning is not as great as the pain of losing. "
" I grew up watching Dr. J, and I was like, 'Oh my God, this guy is the greatest basketball player I ever saw.' "
" The good part of having six kids is, there's always one who wants to hug you and say, 'Daddy, I love you.' "
" No one cares about the Davis Cup. How many people know I won five Davis Cups and seven majors, but that I rarely played the Australian Open? "