Quotes from the 2010 Australian Open:
Journalist wrote: How did you improve your game in the off season?
Venus Williams wrote: (Laughter.) You know, there are a couple things here, couple things, da, da, da, da, here, da, da, da, there. And then you know it was like, da, da, da, da.
Maria Kirilenko on Sharapova's dress:
Maria Kirilenko wrote:It was blue, I think, like Powerade.
Safina on cooking:
Dinara Safina wrote:I'm just starting [to learn to cook], you know. Until now nobody got sick, so this is the positive (smiling). They might like, not like, but if they have problems with the stomach, it's not good. But until now, nobody would complain about the stomach.
Journalist wrote:Last time we saw you in a Grand Slam, there was that little incident in New York. How is your anger management coming along?
Serena Williams wrote: Was it anger management, do you think? How is your writing coming along?
Journalist wrote:Just fine, thank you
Serena Williams wrote:Great. Ditto, kiddo.
Journalist wrote: When you talk with your team after a win like tonight, do you smile more? Do you have a voice which sounds more happy than now? Now you talk almost like you lost.
Andy Murray wrote: Have you ever sat in this seat before? I mean, last year I played 80 odd matches and we do a press conference after every single match. We do one before every tournament. More for other bits and pieces.
Journalist wrote:It's very boring
Andy Murray wrote: Well, I don't know (smiling). You just get used to doing it. I don't get excited about doing them anymore.
Press Conference Moderator wrote: That's lucky because this one's over.
Nikolay Davydenko on drinking:
Nikolay Davydenko wrote:No, I don't drink really. I don't drink so much because, you see, I'm skinny. I mix only. Sometimes I drink clear vodka, sometimes mixed with Red Bull. Little bit get power in night club or disco.
Nikolay Davydenko on celebrity:
Nikolay Davydenko wrote:I am not Paris Hilton. I don't want to be like this. I don't want to be like Nadal, Federer. These guys I never see by breakfast. They stay in the room and take room service. For me better go downstairs, you know, take breakfast, or dinner to go somewhere, not to be so much famous.