Tennis Quotes

Most popular tennis quotes

I'll let the racket do the talking.

sports

Tennis and golf are best played, not watched.

golf

The serve was invented so that the net can play.
Writing free verse is like playing tennis with the net down.

poetry poets

People don't seem to understand that it's a damn war out there.
I've been in the twilight of my career longer than most people have had their career.
Tennis is a perfect combination of violent action taking place in an atmosphere of total tranquility.
Tennis is more than just a sport.  It's an art, like the ballet.  Or like a performance in the theater.
New Yorkers love it when you spill your guts out there. Spill your guts at Wimbledon and they make you stop and clean it up.
New Yorkers love it when you spill your guts out there.  Spill your guts at Wimbledon and they make you stop and clean it up.
My advice to young players is to see as much good tennis as possible and then attempt to copy the outstanding strokes of the former stars.
When we have matched our rackets to these balls,. We will in France, by God's grace, play a set. Shall strike his father's crown into the hazard.
Tennis, imprisoned within fixed boundaries, a patch of an acre, a green rectangle, tries the human soul.  A tennis court is like a coffin, only larger.
She felt about a love set as a painter does about his masterpiece; each ace serve was a form of brushwork to her, and her fantastically accurate shot-placing was certainly a study in composition.
It's a perfect combination of a violent action taking place in an atmosphere of total tranquility.  My heart pounds, my eyes get damp, and my ears feel like they're wiggling, but it's also just totally peaceful.  It's almost like having an orgasm—it's exactly like that.
Being blunt with your feelings is very American. In this big country, I can be as brash as New York, as hedonistic as Los Angeles, as sensuous as San Francisco, as brainy as Boston, as proper as Philadelphia, as brawny as Chicago, as warm as Palm Springs, as friendly as my adopted home town of Dallas, Fort Worth, and as peaceful as the inland waterway that rubs up against my former home in Virginia Beach.