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French Open day two quotes

Simone Bolelli (left) shakes hands with Marcos Baghdatis
Baghdatis (right) was sent crashing out by Simone Bolelli

"Had I been expecting that I wouldn't have come to play."
Marcos Baghdatis on whether he expected his first-round match to be so difficult. He lost in straight sets

"Anna Chakvetadze said I was a good junior even though I was 30th in the world at the time. I was furious. And she doesn't even say hello. She's not a nice person."
Alize Cornet begins a war of words with Russian Anna Chakvetadze

"I'm not surprised. I mean, basically, if you get two good results, you can be in the top 10."
Roger Federer doesn't seem all that impressed by fellow Swiss Stan Wawrinka's achievement in reaching the top 10

"He was very nervous. It was on centre court, so I made the most of it. It is true that we have fun together when talking about this match, because he felt uncomfortable."
Federer gleefully recalls his crushing win over Kristof Vliegen in 2004. The Belgian could be up next for the top seed

"It's nice to have a quick match but it's nice to have a challenge also."
It's almost like Venus Williams planned to drop the second set against Tzipora Obziler

"In the past, I had no motivation. I played, but it didn't matter. And whether I won or I lost, I didn't mind. Now I will try to do my best in order to play the great tournaments. "
Former world number three Guillermo Coria rediscovers his mojo




see also
French Open day one quotes
25 May 08 |  Tennis


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