I move on much more confident from being in that hole. I stood up there strong.
That's a hard, you know, steps to follow in. I mean, if you watch her play, she plays very well. It's a credit to her.
Venus Williams, referring to Kimiko Date Krumm
I don't see them respecting the other players like we did when we came here....(They) come and they see themselves equal and it's not like that, you know.
Svetlana Kuznetsova, on the tour's adolescents
You're among the players who tend to scream a little bit on court. Is there a meaning to that? I mean, does it give you energy, or is it more like a weapon against the opponent?
Yeah, I started because Monica Seles was my favorite player when I was 10. So I started grunting, and that was 20 years ago. I haven't stopped. I blame Monica.