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Last Updated: Saturday, 22 January 2005, 07:05 GMT
Aussie Open quotes of the day
Andy Roddick

"Man, Jimmy's making me grind in those post-match interviews."
It sounds like Jim Courier's giving Andy Roddick a harder time than some of his on-court opponents.

"I'm holding serve though, that's the most important thing."
Roddick again when asked why he has yet to get near his world record serve of 249kph (155 mph).

"I got greedy. The first one felt good, so I needed more."
You guessed it, A-Rod on his penchant for playing shots through his legs this time.

"He (coach Dean Goldfine) wants me to try new things out there. We've been working on mixing up shots."
Now we know where he got the idea.

"Bring it on!"
Australia's Alicia Molik is ready for Venus Williams.

"I wouldn't have thought, mid-year last year, that I would be here, no less the number one seed. The turn of events in the last six months took no one more by shock than myself. I was fully ready to see the twilight of my career."
Lindsay Davenport on her Indian summer in the sport.

"I heard Elena Baltacha say she got her ass kicked yesterday, and unfortunately I fall into the same bracket."
Tim Henman plays it straight - which is more than he did on the court.

"It's the attitude with Argentine players. They are all very young and motivated, looking forward to making history in their own country."
The secret of success down Buenos Aires way according to Guillermo Coria, one of three Argentine players to progress on day six.

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