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US Open day three quotes

Jelena Jankovic
Jankovic is worried about exactly what she has landed in

"I was concerned I was going to get my dress dirty. That was my biggest concern."
Jelena Jankovic may be injury-prone but her priority was looking good after taking a couple of tumbles during her marathon win over Sofia Arvidsson.

"I would have loved to take a nap on court because I was really exhausted. But rules are rules and I had to keep going. "
Not sure that Jankovic's plans for a snooze-break for tennis players will catch on.

"Right away, let's cut to the chase. It's OK. It's going to be good in two days, I'm sure."
A grinning Novak Djokovic pre-empts any press conference queries after turning his ankle against Arnaud Clement.

"I'll make sure they don't have it."
Djokovic is asked how he feels about those fans who want to see a rematch of the Nadal-Federer Wimbledon final.

"It's nice to kind of be with him at these events and share it with him."
Anne Keothavong is enjoying sharing the British limelight with Andy Murray for once.

"I'm ecstatic to be in the third round."
Lindsay Davenport savours every victory as though it may be her last.

"Of course it's difficult but it's life, you know? Sometimes you have things like this and you are happy and sometimes you are not."
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is philosophical after returning to action for the first time since May following a knee injury.

"Here you feel special. It's like I've made it here. It's like this thing, it supports me in some kind of way. I don't know how to explain. "
Svetlana Kuznetsova, the 2004 champion, on the special feeling she gets when she returns to Flushing Meadows.



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