Justine Henin-Hardenne was not able to complete the final
"Everyone has the right to think (it was unprofessional) but it's my health. It's me that was feeling the bad way I was feeling. I don't care about what these people would say."
Justine Henin-Hardenne defends her decision to retire from Saturday's final.
"I was ready to die on the court today."
Amelie Mauresmo makes it clear how much she wanted to win.
"I have a special bottle of wine that I kept for my first Grand Slam title. So it's there, it's at home, it's waiting for me very quietly in the dark at the right temperature."
And wine lover Mauresmo prepares to celebrate in true Gallic style.
"My parents don't really want to come. My father decided no, so that's the story."
Marcos Baghdatis' parents are the only two people in Cyprus not trying to get to Melbourne.
"I don't think he's worried. It's his seventh Grand Slam final, he won six of them. I don't think he's worried."
Baghdatis is happy to play the underdog to Roger Federer.
"There was a lot of energy there, they were doing chest bumps, we were doing chest bumps. We were hanging on, but there's nothing more special than winning a slam with your brother."
America's Bob Bryan after winning the men's doubles title with twin Mike.