If you're paid before you walk on the court, what's the point in playing as if your life depended on it?
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Every time you win, it diminishes the fear a little bit. You never really cancel the fear of losing you keep challenging it.
I don't want to be remembered for my tennis accomplishments.
I'm very happy for him. . . . He was heartbroken here once, ... But that's all over now. I told him he had to face these things in life . . . to make a man of himself.
Let me put it this way: I think Republicans tend to keep the ball in play, Democrats go for broke.
I strongly believe the black culture spends too much time, energy and effort raising, praising, and teasing our black children about the dubious glories of professional sports.
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I'm really a director's actor. I rely heavily on a director.
I'd say we do reach somewhat of a younger audience, but I think for the most part that younger audience is picking our music up from a brother or sister or even parent, who is turning them onto the band.