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Born: 1973-12-02
Profession: Athlete
Nation: Yugoslavian
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Did you know that Christmas Day is absolutely the best day to fly? It is. No crowded airports and crowded planes. I always flew to Australia. That's what Christmas was for me - a plane journey to the next tournament.

Tags: Best, Next

I lost my dad way too early and it was agonisingly awful. I missed him so much and I hated knowing that I could never again pick up the phone to tell him about my day.

Tags: Dad, Him, Lost

If you look at tennis, the girls have become much more attractive; they wear makeup. In my generation, you were a tennis player. It wasn't like you had to look a certain way.

Tags: Become, Generation, Player

Since I retired, I very much enjoy watching Serena Williams play. While I was playing, she was one of the toughest players I ever faced. Her ground strokes are so solid, her serve is one of the most powerful in women's tennis, and mentally she is just so strong.

Tags: Powerful, Strong, Women

Tennis is pretty unforgiving if you are carrying weight. You are expected to wear short skirts, and you are compared to all these 16 and 17-year-olds.

Tags: Pretty, Short, Tennis

You will never have great tennis champions from England because of the cold and dark, but most of all because people only care about the sport for two weeks a year, and then they're on to something else. There's just not a great love of the sport there.

Tags: Care, Great, Love

Life is not worth living if I cannot have pasta or bread again.

Tags: Cannot, Life, Living

That's the key to success, isn't it? It has to be fun.

Tags: Fun, Key, Success

For me, the biggest thing with money has always been independence - just the biggest.

Tags: Biggest, Money

As a top player, you have to keep your emotions in check. You think you can control everything.

Tags: Control, Emotions, Keep

Everybody has their story - at some point you have to say, 'This is who I am: Now it's up to me to become what I want to be.'

Tags: Become, Point, Story

I am lucky to have advisers whom I trust.

Tags: Lucky, Trust, Whom

I did realise more than ever, after the stabbing, that tennis is a business - a tough business.

Tags: After, Business, Tough

I don't like salads: I like the strong food.

Tags: Food, Salads, Strong

I have this terrible dark side to my personality, which playing tennis keeps at bay.

Tags: Dark, Playing, Side

I love new restaurants; I love trying out new foods.

Tags: Foods, Love, Trying

I love to eat.

Tags: Eat, Love

I never really did Christmas before. Christmas Day? I mean - what's that? What's it all about? I was always flying on Christmas Day.

Tags: Flying, Mean

I think for me, food was a way for me to deal with emotional trouble.

Tags: Emotional, Food, Trouble

I used to pretend that I was Tom attacking Jerry, who was drawn on the ball.

Tags: Ball, Pretend, Used

I would like to thank all my tennis fans who were there from Day One when I was No. 1, through my stabbing, and my comeback.

Tags: Comeback, Fans, Tennis

I'm about the present.

Tags: Present

I've always been a very private person.

Tags: Private
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If I find the person that I love, it is because I love them, not because I will be dependent on them.

Tags: Dependent, Love

It doesn't matter who is playing or how old they are. I just worry about what I can control. It doesn't give me more or less motivation.

Tags: Control, Give, Old

Madonna has total control over her life, and not many women have that.

Tags: Control, Life, Women

People think I must have been so talented at an early age, but I don't know - was it talent or hard work? Who knows?

Tags: Age, Hard, Work

Tennis has to become everything to you if you're going to make it to the top. You have to live it.

Tags: Become, Tennis, Top

Tennis is so competitive. I guess that's the way it has to be.

Tags: Guess, Tennis

What I put in the stock market, I don't have to touch in my lifetime. I want to live off my bonds. I want to be that safe.

Tags: Off, Put, Touch

You have to want to play it all day, every day to get to the top.

Tags: Top