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When you’re a famous, successful person at 16 years old, the rules change for you. Everybody is doing things for you to make life easier…
Even though there are a lot of bright tennis players out there, you still have to protect yourself and save all your mental and emotional…
When I was younger, I was a robot. Wind her up and she plays tennis.
You can’t give up! If you give up, you’re like everybody else.
Losing hurts me. I was determined to be the best.
Ninety percent of my game is mental. It’s my concentration that has gotten me this far.
If I win seven tournaments in a row, I get so confident I’m in a cloud. A loss gets me eager again.
Losing hurts me.
I’ve had a lot of fear in my life, from fear of flying to fear of making a speech in front of a lot of…
I’m not getting within 20 feet of a married man ever again – not even talking to one!
I’m not an overly ambitious person; I don’t feel like I have to excel.
I was labeled at a young age – Miss Unemotional, Miss Cool, and that would carry over to my press conferences.
I still have this image: I can’t be controversial, I can’t say things.
I always looked ahead.
My first U.S. Open I think was just very special for me because that was sort of the beginning of what was a ‘Cinderella’ story…
I was very, very shy as a younger girl, just petrified of people. Tennis helped give me an identity and made me feel like somebody.
I was very, very shy as a younger girl, just petrified of people.
You pay a price for everything in life.
I think team sports probably teach you more about giving – about being unselfish and being flexible.
Every time, all the time, I’m a perfectionist. I feel I should never lose.
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