Bernard Tomic didn't think he would have to work hard to perform well at Wimbledon.
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"To be honest, I haven't been really working hard the last two months."
Bernard Tomic confirms the suspicions of Australian tennis fans after his loss to unheralded Belgian David Goffin in the first round.
"If someone said I was going to go out and win the tournament this year then I think they are a bit silly."
Sam Stosur's pre-tournament prediction proved to be eerily accurate.
"We will have tournaments like this, and we will have good ones."
Todd Woodbridge, head of professional tennis at Tennis Australia, excuses the Aussies worst Wimbledon performance since 1938.
"It is sad when you see her out on the court because she is so far from 100 per cent."
Former champion Lindsay Davenport remarks on Venus Williams's first round exit at Wimbledon.
"You have only got to win by a quarter of an inch."
Trainer Peter moody breathes a sigh of relief after Black Caviar's unbeaten run just stays intact after the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot.
"They are going to talk about my brain fade rather than her fantastic finish. We just got away with it."
Jockey Luke Nolen thanks his lucky stars that he wasn't the one responsible for Black Caviar's first loss.
"He (Scully) is going to get that every time he plays Melbourne, make no mistake about it. It's not unfair … it's dress up, it's fun and it adds a bit of spice."
Former Collingwood coach Mick Malthouse defends Melbourne fans who pilloried Tom Scully last weekend.
"Players are crafty, coaches are crafty, we will try and find a way to pull the wool over anyone's eyes."
Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley offers an explanation for the surge of throwing that is escaping umpire attention.
"You don't wake up every morning trying to cement a decade of being undefeated."
Inspirational athlete Kurt Fearnley will attempt to win his third straight Paralympic marathon in London.
"I'm buzzing out of my skin at the moment."
Greg Inglis on hearing the news that he would play at fullback for Queensland in the absence of Billy Slater.
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