Rafael Nadal talked with euronews about the best season of his career. A season that will be capped off with a lucrative Shanghai Masters tournament and a Davis Cup final showdown in November against Argentina.
euronews: To start with euronews would like to congratulate you on winning the Prince of Asturias Award for… Continue
Added by Svetlana on October 25, 2008 at 5:11am —
Q: We know that you always spend a lot of time with your mother in hotels when off court, so would you do something or go anywhere with her in Beijing?
Jelena: Well, I come here to play tennis, but when I have time off, I might have the chance to attend some activities in Beijing, but I do not know whether my mum will or will… Continue
Added by Svetlana on September 23, 2008 at 1:54pm —
Q: After you won the French Open and reached to No.1 in women’s singles you have not got any other titles this year. Can you self analyze and tell us what’s going on?
Ana: It was really my peak time this year in French Open. In Wimbledon I felt hard in energy and emotional level, especially… Continue
Added by Svetlana on September 23, 2008 at 1:52pm —
Q. I guess there was a little bit of a scare out there today in round 1. I guess all the talk about facing Federer, you have to worry about the Mardy Fishes and the Robby Ginepris of the world before you worry about a championship?
RAFAEL NADAL: I never talk about playing… Continue
Added by Svetlana on August 26, 2008 at 1:48pm —
Q. It seems like this time of the year every year you come out on the court with either your knee bandaged or thigh or ankle. It didn't appear like you had any bracing this evening. What's your general state of health?
JELENA JANKOVIC: Well, at the moment, you know, I'm… Continue
Added by Svetlana on August 26, 2008 at 1:47pm —
Q. Was there ever a point tonight where you felt like a little defeated, like tonight wasn't your night?
JAMES BLAKE: No, I try not to let those kind of doubts get into it. If it's set, you think more about the fact that anything can happen, not that it's not your night or you're… Continue
Added by Svetlana on August 26, 2008 at 1:46pm —
Q. How did you feel out there today? I'm just wondering if you felt a little sluggish.
ELENA DEMENTIEVA: Well, you know, really it's very hard not to think about the Olympic Games, you know, and very difficult to refocus and just to get ready, you know, for the Open, because… Continue
Added by Svetlana on August 26, 2008 at 1:46pm —
Q. Thoughts on that, Andy?
ANDY MURRAY: I thought it was pretty decent. Didn't lose my serve the whole match. I thought he played pretty well for, you know, about a set and a half. He was hitting his forehand really hard and making me do a bit of running. It was a decent test… Continue
Added by Svetlana on August 26, 2008 at 1:45pm —
Here is an interview David Nalbandian did for ITF Tennis site, called "Olympic spotlight on...David Nalbandian".
Q: David, how excited are you at competing in your first Olympic Games?
DN: Well, it's great. I was in Athens and got injured just two days before the start of the event, so I was very unlucky, and very… Continue
Added by Svetlana on August 7, 2008 at 7:48am —
Here is an interview Elena Dementieva did for ITF Tennis site, called "Olympic spotlight on...Elena Dementieva".
Q: How exciting was it for you to win the silver medal at the Sydney Olympics?
ED: I think that was the most exciting moment in my career. I will never forget my first silver medal. I was playing the… Continue
Added by Svetlana on August 7, 2008 at 7:47am —
Here are some video excerpts from Ana Ivanovic press conference Thursday night after she lost to Tamira Paszek. Ana talks about the pain, an injury epidemic on tour, about not being able to perform, the Montreal crowds and about weakness in the thumb why she was not even being able to hold the racquet.…
Added by Svetlana on August 3, 2008 at 9:29am —
Q. What happened today?
ROGER FEDERER: Missed opportunities, I guess. One of those matches maybe I think I should have never lost, you know. Having an easy volley in the, what was it, 3-1 and game point. That one cost me dearly in the end, so it was a disappointing match today.
Q. Seems as though… Continue
Added by Svetlana on July 25, 2008 at 6:55am —
Here is an interview Maria Sharapova did for ITF Tennis site, called "Olympic spotlight on...Maria Sharapova". Maria talks about Olympic Games and her dreams.
Q: How excited are you about the Olympics?
MS: I'm very excited. It's every young boy's and girl's dream to participate in the Olympics. To… Continue
Added by Svetlana on July 23, 2008 at 1:18am —
July 20, 2008
Q. Could you give us a quick update on what your health is and what's been hurt and how things are feeling overall?
ANDY RODDICK: Yeah, I feel great, actually. I'm probably healthy for the first time since before Rome. Probably the first time since our Davis Cup match… Continue
Added by Svetlana on July 21, 2008 at 4:14am —
Defending champion Novak Djokovic talks about his return to the Rogers Masters, where he is the third… Continue
Added by Svetlana on July 21, 2008 at 4:12am —
Ana Ivanovic is spending her well deserved vacation with her family in Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
Ana used her free time in Palma de Mallorca to do an interview and photoshoot for… Continue
Added by Svetlana on July 21, 2008 at 4:00am —
Here is an interview Daniela did for Times Online
on her love of Italian food, the fear of injury and why far too much is made of her looks. And several photos of Daniela taken by Julian Hargreaves for the article of… Continue
Added by Svetlana on July 19, 2008 at 5:50am —
Here is an interview Novak Djokovic did for ITF Tennis site, called "Olympic spotlight on...Novak Djokovic". Novak talks about Olympic Games and Serbian team chances.
Q: What are your early memories of the Olympic Games?
ND: I always dreamed of playing in the Olympic Games.In the first place, because the… Continue
Added by Svetlana on July 16, 2008 at 12:54pm —
As we already wrote Ana appeared on the cover
of South African Sports Illustrated.
Here is an extract from the interview that was made earlier this year by the award-winning tennis writer Paul Fein and… Continue
Added by Svetlana on July 14, 2008 at 12:53am —
I was really surprised when I heard about this statement. Janko was always nice and he is one of my favorite players. I don't know what was he thinking when he said this. Maybe he just said what all men's tennis players really think!?
Here is the excerpt from the interview he gave to Playboy that were reprinted… Continue
Added by Svetlana on July 11, 2008 at 8:30am —