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Last Updated: Tuesday, 24 January 2006, 07:21 GMT
Aussie Open quotes
David Nalbandian
Nalbandian has sets his sights on a first Grand Slam crown

"I'm now in the semis this year and I have a little more confidence and I hope to win."
Fourth seed David Nalbandian gets ahead of himself after reaching his first Australian Open semi-finals.

"I lost energy, I had nothing left in my legs. I was gone after an hour, there was nothing I could do."
Fabrice Santoro runs out of steam after a fabulous first set against Nalbandian

"It's actually what I consider legalised cheating because one of the great senses that you have on a tennis court is your ability to hear the ball come off your opponent's strings."
Australian seven-time Grand Slam winner John Newcombe wades into the great Maria Sharapova grunting debate.

"I've had enough tennis for the week. I'm still in school so I'm going to relax by doing economics."
Maria Sharapova on her plans for her day off after beating Nadia Petrova.

"You know, it's like it couldn't be a better present than what I just did for Maria."
Petrova feels like she gift-wrapped Sharapova's win.

"I've worked really hard and to play well, then slowly play worse as the match goes on, is a bad feeling."
Lindsay Davenport sees her Open hopes slip away against Justine Henin-Hardenne.

"I don't really know but I think it's getting crazy, I think they're all watching"
Marco Baghadatis on the reaction back home in Cyprus to his Australian Open progress.

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