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Aussie Open quotes of the day

Billy Connolly meets Judy Murray
Billy Connolly tries out his latest material on Judy Murray

"I'm not the right person to say. I always watch myself so-so. But what do you think? Do you like it?"
Rafael Nadal is asked by a female reporter whether he thought the adverts of him modelling in underwear were sexy. She gave an affirmative answer.

"I was very happy Rafa finished it off in three sets."
Kim Clijsters, who followed Nadal on the Rod Laver Arena, on her 7-6 6-2 win over Ekaterina Makarova which was concluded after midnight.

"My mum and dad were pretty lenient with that stuff. Probably why my language is so bad on the court."
Andy Murray is asked if he watched much Billy Connolly as a child after the comedian is a guest in his player's box.

"Leave. Me. Alone."
Billy Connolly is immune to the charms of on-court interviewer Jim Courier.

"Of course, 130 kilometres per hour in the first serve is not great. It's not something I'm proud of. That's how it is."
Robin Soderling deals with the shame of a 130kmh serve.

"We did one game. We actually finished it. I mean, the game is done, but we didn't have time. I'm not into it now any more. It was an online game, a Russian game. It's like an office game. You know, you have your character and you like evolve him. You have fights there. Just like an online life."
Alexandr Dolgopolov explains his (former) hobby of computer programming.

"I always wish for Serena to play all the events because I think she's great for women's tennis. She's a great player, she's a great athlete. We all respect her a lot."
World number two Vera Zvonareva on the absent reigning champion.

Journalist: "You won the first set, then what happened after that?"
Flavia Pennetta: "She won the second and the third."

"I just do, so sorry."
Petra Kvitova asked why she strokes her hair.

"I played very, very consistent all the match. When I lost the first set, I did one mistake. It was unbelievable - that one mistake and I lost the set. He played really good."
David Ferrer on the challenge of facing the Milos Raonic serve.

"If you asked me two weeks ago before qualifying, 'Milos, where do you see yourself?', I'd have told you, 'I'm happy to get through qualies', because all these matches are tough."
Raonic reflects on a dream tournament that ends in the fourth round.



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