In tennis, it is not the opponent you fear, it is the failure itself, knowing how near you were but just out of reach.
I used to think that losing made you more hungry and determined but after my success at the Olympics and the U.S. Open I realise that winning is the biggest motivation.
I've been asked a lot lately if tennis is clean or not. I don't know any more how you judge whether a sport is clean. If one in 100 players is doping, in my eyes that isn't a clean sport.
You can't focus on other people's careers. Everybody is different.
I am not stroppy at all.
I tend not to argue about things that I don't believe in.
To be honest, I think bananas are a pathetic fruit.
For me, by far, the Olympics is the biggest sporting event in the world.
It's not the end of the world to lose.
Sometimes you're looking to play perfect tennis but it's not going to happen all the time and you have to accept it.
Having a normal knee would make life a lot easier.
I am Scottish. I am also British.
The only pressure I feel is the pressure I put on myself to win.
Boxing, mixed martial arts and tennis are the hardest sports to train for.
I'm definitely open to change, but at the same time I am quite stubborn.
For un-subscribe please check the mail footer.