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French Open quotes
Dinara Safina
Dinara Safina enjoys her moment in the limelight

"He sent me a text and said: 'great fight, good comeback'. That's nice."
Dinara Safina is congratulated by big brother Marat Safin on her upset of Maria Sharapova.

"I used to be the little sister and he was the big brother, so I would like it to continue the way it is now."
Safina on what it's like to be the family's best player.

"I think I'll prove people wrong in a few years."
Sharapova on those who doubt she will ever win the French Open.

"Lone flag waving gently in the wind."
Venus Williams on being the last American standing in Paris.

"A couple of times fans said things during a point or during my service motion. I didn't feel like he did anything about it. He didn't feel like I had a valid point. We disagreed a bit."
James Blake on his argument with the umpire after losing to Gael Monfils.

"They don't know us. They take the liberty of saying things that have nothing to do with reality. I think it's unpleasant. Two days later, the same person is clapping like mad in the stands. Doesn't make sense."
Monfils on the critics who questioned his ability before the French Open.

"I threw up because of the rallies and the high intensity of the match, and then we both had cramps. Winning was something."
Mario Ancic survives vomiting and cramp to beat Tommy Robredo in five sets.

"Listen, I'm going home. I'm going on holiday. I'm going to disconnect. I don't think I'm even going to watch the rest of the tournament."
Robredo after losing.



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