It's about you. If you win, it's you; if you lose, it's you. Black and white. Nowhere to hide.
My biggest problem will be lack of match toughness but I am a positive, optimistic person.
What doesn't kill you only makes you stronger.
You do it for the highs, when you're totally engrossed and everything's flowing and whatever you want, you get. It's like magic. That's why you play the game. That's what it's for. That's why you work.
The only way to get back the confidence is to play and win matches. You can practise as much as you like, but you need confidence that comes from playing and winning matches.
You can't really describe how difficult it is to deal with. It is any athlete's worst nightmare to be accused of cheating by taking drugs. It really is very difficult to put into words how it makes you feel.
I'm happy in retirement.
When you're young, you don't know what you don't know, so it's easier to get into that magical thing.
The downside isn't really injury, fear of injury or the process of fighting back from injury. The downside, the very worst thing in the world, is surgery.
If I stay healthy and I'm playing good tennis I have as good a chance as anybody.
I don't read all the newspapers.
It is a big adjustment but I've always loved that old saying of Jack Nicklaus: 'I retired from golf to go to work.' That sums it up for me.
It's not a break until you hold your serve.
You win any which way you can. You do what you have to do to get by. That's the way it works in any job.
I'm really looking forward to getting back and winning some matches but I'm not thinking about the U.S. Open yet, just getting through my first match.
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