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At 19 a person has to make their own mistakes, hurt themselves, otherwise you cannot become strong.
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Even going up the stairs I have to be extremely careful. It's cold today, and my knee hurts. This is a permanent injury. I will never be able to completely get rid of it.
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Even though I had been warned that I had to get treatment for another 2-3 weeks, I got on court and finished myself off.
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Even when we were winning over French in the Davis Cup final, the French applauded me, can you believe it?
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I am already 25 and not 18, when I could have gone out to play after a party and treated tennis differently.
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I am in this business, but I want to be healthy, and I don't want my colleagues to receive numerous injuries in one year.
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I am not a gambler at all. I don't fancy poker or any other card games. I also have no patience, so golf is out of the question.
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I cannot abuse something which is the basis of my lifestyle.
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I cannot lie around on the sofa watching TV.
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I cannot stand the word celebrity and anything it might imply. It's total nonsense. When someone calls a person a celebrity, it's like they are trying to turn him into a robot. I am a human being.
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I definitely couldn't have reached my present level if I continued with football.
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I have only gained two kilos since I stopped playing.
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I live for myself. I don't care what's being said behind my back. If I think I can afford to do something, I do it. I don't need other people's judgements. I decide it for myself.
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I make mistakes sometimes, but on the whole I am becoming an expert.
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I play tennis not only because it pays good money but because I enjoy it. The more I like it, the better I play.
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I trained in Spain, where they don't really pay perfection too much attention. Due to my height I am limited in movement on court.
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I was number 1 for 12 weeks. I only left that spot when I had torn a ligament. You get this feeling of reaching a ceiling. When you're a bit lower you have something to aim at.
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If I have the opportunity to become No. 1 in the world, I would love to achieve it.
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If the first Russian President never played tennis, it would have been just a casual sport. But nowadays people know so much about it.
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In Athens, there was barbed wire all around the village. I had the Israeli team as neighbours. People with machine guns used to guard them.
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In tennis, one thing leads to another, it's like a circle, which you cannot get out from.
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It is very hard for me to switch from clay to grass.
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Knowing what kind of money I earn, people tend to think I party every night and don't give a damn about tennis. This point of view is stupid. It is also an insult to me.
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Life is great and it's really stupid to waste time. You'll regret aimlessly wasted years.
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Marcelo Rios, he stopped taking the business seriously and had to leave. If I treated tennis in the same manner I would not be around.
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My goal is to pick up good form for the Australian Open, where I have a lot of ranking points to defend.
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My Grandpa still doesn't speak Russian very well but he said everything with his actions. I don't think I would have become what I am right now if it wasn't for him.
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New York is a fantastic city.
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Now, when I can buy anything I want, my passion for chic clothes has vanished.
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Our female tennis boom is because of Kournikova.
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Satisfaction, results and money go together as a whole. That is why the times of uncertainty, I cannot call them good times.
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Ten years ago you could reach a final of a serious tournament with just your serve. Now everyone has impeccable preparation. You have come to a bodybuilding contest!
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Tennis balls change every time. Can you imagine football players having to play with balls of different weight all the time?
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Tennis dictates a lifestyle which you can't lead staying in one place. I cannot imagine being in the same city for over three months. I have to keep moving, otherwise it feels like I am missing something.
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Tennis has become such an individual sport that no one is really friends with anyone. We all have our own lives.
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Tennis is my life and my business. All that I have, I owe it to tennis. I treat my business the same way as a chairman of the bank treats his.
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The worst thing for a man is when there is nothing to do and no future. A man starts to degrade. I love life. I constantly need to do something.
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There is a huge difference between getting treatment in Moscow and in an unknown city. I wanted to howl I was so sick at heart.
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To quit everything you've lived for, for 15 years and try to do something new is very hard.
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Two Grand Slams, it's already something. One Grand Slam, you can win by mistake.
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We play non-stop 11 months a year. We have one month to rest and get ready for the next season. How can we talk about health, rest and personal life? You cannot take a two-week break if you are tired.
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What is going to happen to the guys coming after us is a mystery.
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What to do after a career? I ask advice from my closest friends.
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When I put on a track suit with Russia written on it, everyone looked at me with respect. I lost on the very first day but stayed until the end of the Olympics. Tons of fun!
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When I was 17 I had one pair of trousers and one pair of shoes for every occasion. I remember coming to Davis Cup for the first time-no suit, no white shirt. I look at the photos and feel ashamed.
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You can find flaws in Agassi and Sampras, but Federer has none.
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You have to play while you can, you cannot escape from it.
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