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Vitas Gerulaitis Quotes

Vitas Gerulaitis in Jacuzzi
( Photo credit: Art Seitz ©2010 )

1980: "Nobody beats Vitas Gerulaitis seventeen times in a row!"
- Vitas Gerulaitis's famous reply when reporters asked him how he had upset Jimmy Connors 7-5, 6-2 at the Colgate Grand Prix Masters after losing to Connors sixteen straight times.
1977: "These people are animals.  Rome is the asshole of the universe."

Vitas, exasperated by a frenzied crowd at the Foro Italico in his loss to local hero Adriano Panatta  

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