36 Inspirational Quotes From All Time Tennis Legends

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Sport teaches you most important things in life which if you implement in your work ethic, it will definitely make you better and successful person.

Just highlighting the things, which sports teach us:

Make you mentally and physically strong to handle difficult situations in life.

Make you realize the importance of losing and winning in life.

And the most important things self-confidence, discipline to achieve anything in life, critical thinking and many more.

Overall, it improves the quality of life.

Always remember in order to become winner in life, you must first begin think like one.

Tennis is always been one of my favorite sport. And seeing Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic  and Rafael Nadal playing always makes me delight.

Roger Federer is Swiss tennis profession player who has 17 Grand slam title and currently holding the ranking of World No 2 by Association of Tennis Professionals.

Novaj Djokovic is Serbian tennis professional player who has 10 Grand Slam title and currently holding the ranking of World No 1  by Association of Tennis Professionals.

Rafael Nadal  is Spanish tennis professional player who has 14 Grand Slam title and currently holding the ranking of World No 8  by Association of Tennis Professionals.

So I decided to summed up the best quotes from all time Tennis Legends and share with everyone.

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List of 36 Inspirational Quotes From Tennis Legends

1. “When you’re good at something, make that everything”

~Roger Federer

2. “There is no way around the hard work. Embrace it.”

~Roger Federer

3. “In my case, I can sincerely say that nothing is impossible. When I was saying I want to be No. 1 of the world, and I was seven or eight years old, most of the people were laughing at me because it seems like I have one percent of chances to do that, and I’ve done it”

~Novak Djokovic

4. “I always tried to win. I was as competitive as I am today”

~Novak Djokovic

 5. “You have to use your chances when they come, because definitely there won’t be many, just like when you have a break point and you loose it and than you loose the whole match because of missed opportunities”

~Roger Federer

6. “It’s nice to be important, but it’s more important to be nice”

~Roger Federer

7. “When you do something best in life, you don’t really want to give that up – and for me it’s tennis”

~Roger Federer

8. “I think luck falls on not just the brave but also the ones who believe they belong there”

~Novak Djokovic

9. “Losing is not my enemy……fear of losing is my enemy”

~Rafael Nadal

10. “I always work with a goal – and the goal is to improve as a player and a person. That, finally, is the most important thing of all”

~Rafael Nadal

11. “In order to stay where I am – and I want to do that – I have to stay dedicated as well as I have been before I became No. 1”

~Novak Djokovic

12. “People Look up to me as somebody who is able to switch the image of our country from negative to positive”

~Novak Djokovic

13. “The one thing you can do for sure, is push the luck on your side”

~Roger Federer

14. “The only way of finding a solution is to fight back , to move , to run  and to control that pressure”

~Rafael Nadal 

15. “I always wanted to be honest with myself and to those who have had faith in me”

~Rafael Nadal 

16. “You Cannot take  for granted anybody , you can’t underestimate any opponent”

~Novak Djokovic

17. “Why should I be disappointed when I lose if I win over 90% of my matches?”

~Roger Federer

18. “I think luck falls on not just the brave but also the ones who believe they belong there”

~Novak Djokovic

19. “You have to believe in the long term plan you have but you need the short term goals to motivate and inspire you”

~Roger Federer

20. “If you don’t lose, you cannot enjoy the victories. So I have to accept both things”

~Rafael Nadal

21. “You have to consistently be successful to be one of the top players in the world, and everything is possible in life”

~Novak Djokovic

22. “When one player is better than you, at this moment, the only thing you can do is work, try to find solutions and try to wait a little bit for your time. I’m going to wait and I’m going to try a sixth time. And if the sixth doesn’t happen, a seventh. It’s going to be like this. That’s the spirit of sport”

~Rafael Nadal

23. “My motivation is tomorrow, just one day at a time, right?”

~Rafael Nadal

24. “In your career you have a lot of good moments and bad ones. The important thing is to have enough motivation to keep working all the days with humility and trying to be a better player than before. I am going to try to continue doing this”

~Rafael Nadal

25. “I try to enjoy what I do, and every moment of the life that I have is a blessing. What else can you do but to be happy and try to bring that joy to the other people around – especially in the tournaments. Everybody has bad days. I’m not always funny or laughing”

~Novak Djokovic

26. “I’m a very positive thinker, and I think that is what helps me the most in difficult moments”

~Roger Federer

27. “What I think I’ve been able to do well over the years is play with pain, play with problems, play in all sorts of conditions”

~Roger Federer

28. “Serbian history tells that the family is the most important thing and you have to stick with the family”

~Novak Djokovic

29. “I always had the theory that the most important thing is be happy, enjoy what are you doing, and be fresh mentally”

~Rafael Nadal

30. “It’s not the time to look for excuses”

~Rafael Nadal

31. “My Ambition to be very normal guy. A very humble guy . To play tennis which I love and when I am done , I just want to me at home with my friends”

~Rafael Nadal

32. “Building a solid foundation in the early years of a child’s life will not only help him or her reach their reach their full potential but will also result in better societies as a whole”

~Novak Djokovic

33. “I think you need inspiration, motivation from different angles to keep you going, because it isn’t that simple just to wake up every morning and go for another travel around the world, another practice, all these other things; another fitness workout, another stretch. It’s always nice, but you need to have some success and you need to have the right reasons why you’re doing it. I think I’ve always been able to do that and I really enjoy myself out on the court”

~Roger Federer

34. “I learned during all my career to enjoy suffering”

~Rafael Nadal

35. “The glory is being happy. The glory is not winning here or winning there. The glory is enjoying practicing, enjoy every day, enjoying to work hard, trying to be a better player than before”

~Rafael Nadal

36. “If someone says I am better than Roger Federer , I think this person does not know anything about tennis”

~Rafael Nadal

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Last thing i have a little home work for you  and i would really like to hear from you.. 

Which of the above Inspirational Quotes you like the most ?

And tell me how it affects on your life …..

Let me know your thoughts in comments ….

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Neeraj Kaple

Neeraj Kaple is a software engineer based in Mumbai. He writes articles which motivates/inspire people to achieve their goals. He also writes about software's, blogging tools, internet marketing and how-to guides on his another Blog Techmazic.com.

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