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Jim Courier Quotes

Jim Courier
( Photo credit: Art Seitz ©2010 )

January 14, 2007: "You can think he's too good, but it's a bit of a cop-out to say it. Roger deserves admiration, but imagine if this were the era of Connors and Nastase - they'd be in his face, playing mental games. I'd like to see someone try and put a ball through his chest, not in a disrespectful way but just to send the message I have the resolve to take you out."
- Former world No. 1 Jim Courier critical of James Blake often applauding Roger Federer's winners, in Sports Illustrated.
May 15, 2006: "We have to start kids younger on clay. If you don't, they're going to be afraid of it. It's absolutely essential that you learn to slide and glide on clay at an early age. And you have to understand that you're going to need more defense out there. You're always going to have to make an extra shot."
— Two-time French Open champion Jim Courier, on why American standouts Andy Roddick, James Blake and Robby Ginepri have fared poorly on European clay courts, in the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

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