Tennis Positive Quotes

Inspirational Tennis Positive Quotes for Athletes

Tennis is my life, obviously; I need to focus, I need to win. But it's not the only thing. I'm not going to play forever.

- Novak Djokovic
5
Freed from the thoughts of winning, I instantly play better. I stop thinking, start feeling. My shots become a half-second quicker, my decisions become the product of instinct rather than logic.

- Andre Agassi
5
You've got to get to the stage in life where going for it is more important than winning or losing.

- Arthur Ashe
4
All I cared about in tennis was winning.

- Pete Sampras
3
My motto is: I'm alive, so that means I can do anything.

- Venus Williams
2
You'll hear a lot of applause in your life, but none will mean more to you than that applause from your peers. I hope each of you hears that at the end.

- Andre Agassi
2
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
1
I have always believed that my job is to try and give my best on the tennis courts.

- Sania Mirza
1
Most players who play tennis love the game. But I think you also have to respect it. You want to do everything you can in your power to do your best. And for me, I know I get insane guilt if I go home at the end of the day and don't feel I've done everything I can. If I know I could have done something better, I have this uneasy feeling.

- Andy Roddick
1
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
1
Dreams do come true if you keep believing in yourself. Anything is possible.

- Jennifer Capriati
5
I love the winning, I can take the losing, but most of all I love to play.

- Boris Becker
5
You've got to take the initiative and play your game. In a decisive set, confidence is the difference.

- Chris Evert
4
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
3
Success is a journey not a destination. The doing is usually more important than the outcome.

- Arthur Ashe
2
I don't care now if I ever win a match in my life again. Whatever I do in my life, wherever I go, I'm going to be always Wimbledon champion.

- Goran Ivanisevic
2
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
1
It is never too late to get into tennis! While I started playing at the age of 8 when my parents gave me a tennis racquet for Christmas, tennis is a lifelong sport that can be enjoyed by people of almost any age. It's also something you never forget once you learn.

- Samantha Stosur
1
The thing about tennis is if you stay off for two weeks, or just for three days, you can lose your rhythm quickly. So it's just a question of constant diligence and vigilance.

- Venus Williams
1
There's a lot of ingredients go into being a good tennis player.

- Rod Laver
1