quote by Serena Williams

You have to believe in yourself when no one else does.

— Serena Williams

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Inspirational tennis quote I knew when I met you an adventure is going to happen.
I knew when I met you an adventure is going to happen.

Tennis can be a very frustrating sport.

There is no way around the hard work. Embrace it. You have to put in the hours because there is always something you can improve. [Y]ou have to put in a lot of sacrifice and effort for sometimes little reward but you have to know that, if you put in the right effort, the reward will come.

There is no way around the hard work. Embrace it.

Inspirational tennis quote Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.
Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.

You have to believe in the long term plan you have but you need the short term goals to motivate and inspire you.

If somebody says I am better than Roger, I think this person doesn't know anything about tennis.


Tennis has to become everything to you if you're going to make it to the top. You have to live it.

Inspirational tennis quote Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. T
Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. The choice is yours.

I really stay busy [in retirement]. I often have to cancel my golf games on the weekends to go play in tennis tournaments.

What is the single most important quality in a tennis champion? I would have to say desire, staying in there and winning matches when you are not playing that well.

It's something I've always wanted - to be known as an Australian.

When I was younger I was always referred to as an Aboriginal tennis player. Now I think the award means that I have been recognised as an entertainer and that makes me happy... It's given me probably as big a kick as winning Wimbledon.

Inspirational tennis quote One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you'v
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.

It's not whether you win or lose - but whether I win or lose.


Tennis is an addiction that once it has truly hooked a man will not let him go.

I have always considered tennis as a combat in an arena between two gladiators who have their racquets and their courage as their weapons.

Inspirational tennis quote You have the power to say - This is not how my story will end.
You have the power to say - This is not how my story will end.

It's one-on-one out there, man. There ain't no hiding. I can't pass the ball.

What a polite game tennis is. The chief word in it seems to be "sorry" and admiration of each other's play crosses the net as frequently as the ball.

An otherwise happily married couple may turn a mixed doubles game into a scene from Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf.

Inspirational tennis quote What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

If you can react the same way to winning and losing, that's a big accomplishment.

The serve was invented so that the net could play.

Tennis belongs to the individualistic past - a hero, or at most a pair of friends or lovers, against the world.

Inspirational tennis quote I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.
I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.

We look for opportunities to play together including basketball, tennis, swimming, riding bikes and touch football. I try to provide a loving environment where we can play. I think that's good on so many levels - emotionally, for family interactions and, of course, physically.

One thing my dad always told me, was he would make sure I always had what he didn't have. He couldn't play basketball because he didn't have tennis shoes - so I had five pairs of tennis shoes.


It was so inspiring for me to watch tennis growing up.

I thought I was really good playing, until my brother told me I wasn't!

Inspirational tennis quote Don't let the past steal your present. Your past has not defined, deterred or de
Don't let the past steal your present. Your past has not defined, deterred or defeated you. It has only strengthened who you are today.

The outfit is inspired by Alice in Wonderland.

It's kind of about a surprise, because when Alice goes down the rabbit hole, she finds all these things that are so surprising. This outfit is about having a surprise in a tennis dress, and showing some skin and then just having a print. Prints don't happen that often in tennis. So it's called the Wonderland dress.

Roger Federer and my boyfriend, Tiger Woods, inspire me.

It's incredible what they've done in their respective sports, especially Roger. He is the nicest and humblest guy. You would never know that he's the best tennis player of all time. And Tiger is so mentally tough. He can block everything completely out and stay in the moment.

This woman was so cross-eyed. She can go to a tennis match and never move her head.

Inspirational tennis quote One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.
One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.

I'm sure many people who discover they are destined to be athletes before they know what kind, go through a period of revelation... when they realise instinctively that this is their game... I think I realised that those first couple of summers in Barellan when the War Memorial Tennis Club became my playground.


I dance a lot and I run and do yoga and play field hockey and tennis.

I like to be active. I don't always have time for that stuff, but I do always feel better afterward.

I love various sports, including basketball, tennis and billiards.

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