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Last Updated: Saturday, 20 January 2007, 06:37 GMT
Aussie Open day six quotes
Andy Murray
Murray causes a stink after meeting the Australian wildlife

"I came to see some koalas and wallabies and a wallaby pooed on me, so that wasn't very nice."
Andy Murray gets a little too close to the Australian wildlife on his day off.

"He had kind of like a bowl cut. He was bouncing around, like he used to pick his shorts, like he still does."
Murray recalls his first memories of his fourth-round opponent Rafael Nadal from their junior days.

"I come with the rain. I was in Majorca, and it was raining a lot, and the rain came back with me."
Nadal takes credit for easing the long drought in Melbourne.

"It's so fun, so surreal, you're on a different planet when you do those kind of things. I love to get an adrenaline rush. There's only so much sitting on the beach you can do."
Maria Sharapova explains why she did rope-swinging through the jungle in Costa Rica.

Sharapova's verdict on Florida, which she lists as her home state.

"Honestly, I prefer winning in three sets."
David Nalbandian after saving match points and winning in five sets for the second time in three matches.

"Robby said to me, "Let's get a Grand Slam." Roger has been hoarding them all in Switzerland. We'd like to get one back in the States."
James Blake reveals a plan hatched by himself and Robby Ginepri to halt Roger Federer in his trophy hunt after their third-round match, won by Blake.

"I don't play Davis Cup. No questions about Davis Cup."
Russian Nikolay Davydenko refuses to be drawn on why he does not play for his country.

"It's second to tennis right now, I'm just happy to be playing well and it's great to be back here."
Martina Hingis tells fiance Radek Stepanek exactly where their relationship stands in her list of priorities.

"I'm not paying much attention to those comments. For the last year-and-a-half, I'm playing my best tennis."
Stepanek responds to an American magazine article which dubbed Hingis the 'Black Widow' of tennis. Justin Gimelstob, Julian Alonso and Magnus Norman all suffered from injuries or slumps in form after getting together with the 'Swiss Miss'. Stepanek is out of the Australian Open.

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