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Quote of the Month Archives

March, 2019

"The key to winning doubles is picking a good partner."

~ Tom Gullikson

 

February, 2019

"If he hadn't lived, Michael and I might still be out there playing." "

~ Stephan Edberg, after losing the '91 Wimbledon
final to Michael Stich, 4-6,7-6,7-6,7-6, without
dropping serve, after learning of Van Alen's passing

 

January, 2019

"The fear of failure overcame the desire for success."

~ Former USA Olympic Ski Coach, Marjan Cernigoj, on an underachieving athlete

 

december, 2018

"We pretend that tennis is all about winning, but if that were true, why don't you just play someone you can beat every time? What we really want is a challenge, and tennis teaches how to overcome doubts and fears.."

~ Timothy Gallwey, Author of The Inner Game of Tennis

 

November, 2018

"In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. Out of clutter find simplicity. From discord find harmony."

~ - Albert Einstein: Three Rules of Work

 

September, 2018

"Sometimes, a defeat can be more beautiful and satisfying than certain victories. The English have a point in insisting that it matters not who won or lost, but how you played the game."

~ Arthur Ashe from Days of Grace