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Aussie Open quotes of the day

Caroline Wozniacki
Don't believe everything that comes out of the world number one's mouth

"It looked so cute but once it started scratching me, I was a coward and I run away."
Caroline Wozniacki begins her story about being attacked by a kangaroo during a visit to a wildlife park.

"I didn't think you would believe it because I thought it was a story that didn't sound right. But actually I'm a good actress I think. Maybe I should ask for a part in a movie. I promise if I make a joke like this, I'll make sure to clarify it before I leave."
Having called a second press conference Wozniacki reveals her prank and that her wound was actually caused by walking into a treadmill.

"I had a blonde moment"
The 20-year-old Dane concludes her astounding day of quotes.

"If I go out with a white flag, it's not the right attitude. I have big respect for Roger [Federer] and [Rafa] Nadal and all the players, but I've won against all of them and I know how it feels like to play on the big stage. If you want to win a Grand Slam, you have to believe in yourself and be confident."
The 2008 Australian champion Novak Djokovic does his best to talk up his chances of victory at the Australian Open.

"I'm sweating bullets out here so I'm really delighted to win this match."
Roger Federer, who racked up 40 unforced errors and 50 winners in a 145-minute win over Tommy Robredo, on his suffering armpits at Rod Laver Arena.

"The best thing about having my him as my coach? His credit card. If I play well I can take it and buy whatever I want."
China's Li Na explains the key to her success and credits the decision to employ husband Jiang Shang as her coach for the 2011 season.

"Everybody, if things are not going your way, you should start to dance."
Andrea Petkovic reveals the story behind her now infamous jig - after defeating Maria Sharapova.

"When you're in a situation like this, every point is like a match point. You have to keep going. You know that physically you're tired. Mentally just keep going."
Francesca Schiavone after her epic 4 hour, 44 minute victory over Svetlana Kuznetsova.

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