Tennis Motivational Quotes

Inspirational Tennis Motivational Quotes for Athletes

As a Tennis player, you have to get used to losing every week. Unless you win the tournament, you always go home a loser. But you have to take the positive out of a defeat and go back to work. Improve to fail better.

- Stan Wawrinka
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Dreams do come true if you keep believing in yourself. Anything is possible.

- Jennifer Capriati
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I play each point like my life depends on it.

- Rafael Nadal
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You always want to win. That is why you play tennis because you love the sport and try to be the best you can at it.

- Roger Federer
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Almost everybody's here doing the same thing. Who am I to come up with an excuse when they're 64 other players here doing the same thing? 63 others, sorry.

- Andy Roddick
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If you can keep playing tennis when somebody is shooting a gun down the street, that's concentration.

- Serena Williams
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As soon as I step on the court I just try to play tennis and don't find excuses. You know, I just lost because I lost, not because my arm was sore.

- Goran Ivanisevic
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You just don't play tennis and win, no, it's not like that. You work hard to improve your skills. Then you play what you learned. Winning is just a bonus.

- Rafael Nadal
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Everything is possible in this life...

- Marat Safin
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Believe in your tennis dreams and you're halfway to reaching your tennis goals.

- Felicity Luckey
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For me losing a tennis match isn't a failure, it's research.

- Billie Jean King
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I've stayed calm when I'm winning and I've stayed calm when I've lost. Tennis is a sport where we have a lot of tournaments every week, so you can't celebrate a lot when you have big victories, and you cannot get too down when you're losing, as in a few days you'll be in the next tournament and you'll have to be ready with that.

- Rafael Nadal
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You've got to take the initiative and play your game. In a decisive set, confidence is the difference.

- Chris Evert
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From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.

- Arthur Ashe
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I play each point like my life depends on it.

- Rafael Nadal
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Spectacular performances are preceded by spectacular preparation.

- Frank Giampaolo
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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.

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

- Roger Federer
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To be a better tennis player than you've ever been, you have to do something you've never done.

- Felicity Luckey
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Any quality player can adjust well to the different demands. It is like a good tennis player who is expected to adjust to the clay at the French Open, the grass at Wimbledon, the hard courts of the U.S. and the heat of the Australian Open. A professional is expected to do all that.

- Gautam Gambhir
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