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Quote Misquote: Roger Federer,Novak Djokovic, Li Na and Maria Sharapova


Roger Federer at the 2008 Beijing Olympics

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ROGER FEDERER

“Yeah, I mean, they say that very quickly, so…

Let’s talk in six months again.”

What he really meant:

Don’t write off Rafa or me as yet.

What he definitely didn’t:

Yeah, Rafa and I are going to quit the sport in six months.

Novak Đoković at 2007 US Open

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NOVAK DJOKOVIC

“You have to ask her, but I will definitely say probably no. I hope no. “

(Laughter.)

What he really meant:

I’m sure my girl-friend misses me and begrudges time spent with the coach. She probably wishes she was here.

What he definitely didn’t:

I’m actually seeing Ana (Ivanovic) now. But just don’t tell anyone yet.


NOVAK DJOKOVIC

"One wise man told me, It’s not the will to win that makes a winner, it’s the will to prepare.Basically that’s a sentence I keep on telling to myself. Prepare well. That’s what I do well."

What he really meant:

Preparation is key to winning Slams.

What he definitely didn’t:

I’m taking up philosophy.

Li Na at the 2007 Medibank International in Sy...

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NA LI

“I think Chinese wall more famous.”

What she really meant:

The Great Wall of China can be seen from the moon. Can’t say the same about Sweet Caroline.

What she definitely didn’t:

The Great Wall of China is a tennis court???


NA LI

“Yeah. I mean, I was wake up every hour, so I say, Stop. I couldn’t sleep. My husband just like say, Relax. I say, How? Tell me how can relax because I couldn’t sleep. So he was like, Okay, he just totally forget me. This morning, he was asking, How you sleep? I was like, Stop.”

What she really meant:

My husband’s snoring kept me up.

What she definitely didn’t:

I’m deaf.


NA LI

“Oh, yeah, maybe they couldn’t speak English so they didn’t know how to talk. Yeah, if you guys can’t speak Chinese, of course they can make a lot of joke.”

What she really meant:

Don’t judge people harshly because they don’t speak the same language.

What she definitely didn’t:

Us Chinese players are going to host a stand-up comedy show.


NA LI

“I mean, of course, take positives. I think I play great tennis. I mean, she play better than me. After the match, back to the locker room, I make joke, tennis should only play one set “(laughter).

What she really meant:

I played my best tennis in the first set. I wish I had played the same way throughout the match.

What she definitely didn’t:

I don’t take my tennis seriously.


NA LI

“This is the real one. I’m not fake.”

What she really meant:

This is how I am. This is me. Accept me for what I am.

What she definitely didn’t:

I’m made of plastic and Botox.


MARIA SHARAPOVA

“Well, if I wasn’t there would be something wrong with me.”

What she really meant:

Of course,  I’m proud of what I have achieved. I am a former World No. 1 and have three majors under my belt. Why should I not be proud?

What she definitely didn’t:

I’m going to cry.

It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.

Mark Twain

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About LINUS FERNANDES

I have been an IT professional with over 12 years professional experience. I'm an B.Sc. in Statistics, M.Sc in Computer Science (University of Mumbai) and an MBA from the Cyprus International Institute of Management. I'm also a finance student and have completed levels I and II of the CFA course. Blogging is a part-time vocation until I land a full-time position. I am also the author of three books, Those Glory Days: Cricket World Cup 2011, IPL Vignettes and Poems: An Anthology, all available on Amazon Worldwide.

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