Chris Evert - Quotes

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If you can react the same way to winning and losing, that's a big accomplishment. That quality is important because it stays with you the rest of your life, and there's going to be a life after tennis that's a lot longer than your tennis life. ---->>>

You've got to take the initiative and play your game. In a decisive set, confidence is the difference. ---->>>

If you're a champion, you have to have it in your heart. ---->>>

To be a tennis champion, you have to be inflexible. You have to be stubborn. You have to be arrogant. You have to be selfish and self-absorbed. Kind of tunnel vision almost. ---->>>

Find something that you're really interested in doing in your life. Pursue it, set goals, and commit yourself to excellence. Do the best you can. ---->>>

Not every child is cut out for an individual sport. ---->>>

I think team sports probably teach you more about giving - about being unselfish and being flexible. ---->>>

Every time, all the time, I'm a perfectionist. I feel I should never lose. ---->>>

Being famous before you've formed your personality, before you have that self-esteem, is dangerous.

Being famous before you've formed your personality, before you have that self-esteem, is dangerous.

I love hiking in the mountains in Aspen. Breathing the clean, fresh air is great. Plus, it gives me a cardiovascular workout and firms my legs. ---->>>

Relationships are give-and-take, and when you're a tennis player, you're certainly not giving. You have to be self-absorbed. It has to be about you. ---->>>

When you're a famous, successful person at 16 years old, the rules change for you. Everybody is doing things for you to make life easier so you can go out and play. And I think you miss out on lot of growing up and a lot of reality checks. ---->>>

When I was younger, I was a robot. Wind her up and she plays tennis. ---->>>

You pay a price for everything in life. ---->>>

You can't give up! If you give up, you're like everybody else. ---->>>

I always looked ahead. ---->>>

Ninety percent of my game is mental. It's my concentration that has gotten me this far. ---->>>

Tennis helped give me an identity and made me feel like somebody. ---->>>

If I win seven tournaments in a row, I get so confident I'm in a cloud. A loss gets me eager again. ---->>>

Losing hurts me. I was determined to be the best. ---->>>

I'm not an overly ambitious person; I don't feel like I have to excel. ---->>>

I'm not getting within 20 feet of a married man ever again - not even talking to one! ---->>>

I was very, very shy as a younger girl, just petrified of people. ---->>>

I still have this image: I can't be controversial, I can't say things. ---->>>

I was labeled at a young age - Miss Unemotional, Miss Cool, and that would carry over to my press conferences. ---->>>

My first U.S. Open I think was just very special for me because that was sort of the beginning of what was a 'Cinderella' story for me. ---->>>

I was very, very shy as a younger girl, just petrified of people. Tennis helped give me an identity and made me feel like somebody. ---->>>

I've had a lot of fear in my life, from fear of flying to fear of making a speech in front of a lot of people. ---->>>

Even though there are a lot of bright tennis players out there, you still have to protect yourself and save all your mental and emotional energies for tennis. ---->>>

Losing hurts me. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 12-21, 1954
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Occupation: Athlete
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