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Last Updated: Thursday, 18 January 2007, 03:28 GMT
Aussie Open day three quotes
Roger Federer and Jonas Bjorkman
Federer enjoys a gentle workout at the expense of Bjorkman

"I don't need to practise any more, I've been playing tennis a long time."
Roger Federer jokes (we think) during his on-court interview after demolishing Jonas Bjorkman.

"That's the way, uh-huh, uh-huh, we like it."
Swedish fans singing on Rod Laver Arena, apparently oblivious to the fact that Bjorkman is getting thrashed.

"It's not only the heat from the sun, but especially from underneath. This is what's really killing the players. The feet are just on fire."
Federer enters the great 'heat' debate.

"On and off the court I'm extremely emotional. I'm crying in the movies. I was watching 'Prison Break' and I almost started crying ."
If you go see Serena Williams have the tissues at hand as she admits she never knows when she might burst into tears.

"I was trying to make something change because of the way everything was going - down the highway, one-way ticket."
Marat Safin is thankful for the rain interval which allowed him to turn round his fortunes against Dudi Sela.

"I'm sure he's not thrilled about it either."
Andy Roddick on his third-round meeting with Safin.

"Everything went so fast, I feel like I was out there for only 10 minutes."
Marcos Baghdatis' second-round defeat flies by.

"We try to do a little bit of skiing. Not the downhill skiing, the boring skiing. We do some hiking as well."
Amelie Mauresmo on what she got up to on a trip to the Alps during the off-season.

"I was thinking, when I was not playing well, that I will concentrate on my studies and do it on a regular basis but now I want to be the best that I can be."
Jelena Jankovic, the daughter of two economists, reveals she had considered becoming a full-time student in Belgrade in 2006 before finding her form.

"I played with no pressure because I was the underdog. I thought 'If I lose, it doesn't matter.'"
Thailand's Danai Udomchoke reveals his relaxed attitude was key to his victory over Juan Carlos Ferrero.

"There are no problems. Everything is fine. The Chinese tennis authorities set very high standards for me at the Asian Games and unfortunately I didn't do as well as I hoped."
Li Na on criticism of her by the China Tennis Association after she failed to win the Asian Games title in Doha last month.


SEE ALSO
Aussie Open day two quotes
16 Jan 07 |  Tennis
Aussie Open day one quotes
15 Jan 07 |  Tennis


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