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Jo Durie - Quotes

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The decision to retire was quite an easy one for me because by that stage my knees were so badly gone. If I had been like Martina Navratilova and my body had let me I would have carried on playing a lot longer. ---->>>

It's just nice to see people enthusiastic about their tennis and want to learn and improve - for me that's the most important thing - I still love my tennis. ---->>>

If you can defend, counter-attack and take the initiative then you become a more dangerous player. ---->>>

The British public like a Briton with personality, someone who comes out on court and isn't dour and down on themselves. ---->>>

That result at the French was a big break for me. I had been playing quite well up until that point but nobody really expected me to do well on clay - it was my worst surface. I had had some success on the clay but I was a set and a break up in the semi-final against Jausovec and maybe the enormity of the occasion got to me. ---->>>

I didn't miss training because it had become so painful for me. I filled the void pretty quickly as I went straight into coaching and it was great; I had to start learning all over again, and then when I went into TV I knew nothing about it so I had to start from the very beginning. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Jo Durie
Nationality: British
Born: 07-27, 1960
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Occupation: Athlete
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Jo Durie (born Joanna Mary Durie; 27 July 1960) is a former singles World No. 5 professional tennis player from the United Kingdom. During her career, she also reached No. 9 in the world in doubles, and won two Grand Slam titles, both in the mixed doubles with Jeremy Bates. Durie was the last British woman to reach the semi final of a grand slam until Johanna Konta reached the semi final of the 2016 Australian Open (wikipedia)