Sure I know where the press room is – I just look for where they throw the dog meat.
You can’t live in the past, there’s nothing you can do about it.
My worst memory is of my first dance lesson as a 14-year old in Prague. My mother put me in this silver and pink lame dress. My hair was all curled, and it was the first time I wore a garter belt. I felt so out of place!
Tennis has given me soul.
It is easier to do a job right than to explain why you didn’t.
The more people come out, the less it will be an issue.
I’ve been in the twilight of my career longer than most people have had their career.
I’ve been active in animal rights and all kinds of environmental stuff and children’s charities over the years.
The mark of great sportsmen is not how good they are at their best, but how good they are their worst.
The goal for the Laureus Sport For Good Foundation is to give kids an opportunity to be involved in sports and hopefully learn some lessons along the way. We want to put them in a safe environment, help them if they need it and maybe they will get a scholarship to a school because of the skills that they learn. Sport is just a starting point.
Life is about challenges and how we face up to them and the attitude we take into every day life so hopefully we’ll be able to motivate people to do more with their life.
Sport doesn’t know barriers, really. You are judged on your performance… how far you can jump, how fast you can run, how well you can hit a tennis ball.
Variety is what I would recommend: As variety is the spice of life in food, so it is in exercise. Change it up. But most of all, don’t overdo it.
Just go out there and do what you have to do.
I think the key is for women not to set any limits.