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Summary

Richard Krajicek is a famous Athlete from Netherland, he is still alive and was born December 6, 1971.

Biography

Richard Peter Stanislav Krajicek (born in Rotterdam, Netherlands) is a former professional tennis player.

Krajicek was a professional tennis player in 1989 and he won 14 singles and three doubles tournaments during his tennis career that lasted until 2003. As best he was number four (1999) on the ranking of the world's top singles players.

In 1996 he came to Wimbledon final after a surprising win over American Pete Sampras in the quarter-finals and win over Australian Jason Stoltenberg in the semifinals. In the finals he met MaliVai Washington, whom he defeated with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 and won his first and only Grand Slam tournament.

Krajicek also participated in the the Dutch Davis Cup team in the years 1991-2000, he played 15 Davis Cup matches which he won 7.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac sagittarius, who is known for Philosophical, Motion, Experimentation, Optimism. Our collection contains 21 quotes who is written / told by Richard.

Related authors: Pete Sampras

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Krajicek

Famous quotes by Richard Krajicek (21)


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"Now that I have retired, and even though I wanted to play more, I can always look back and say that at least I won Wimbledon; also, winning the tournament in Rotterdam in 1995"
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"Contrasting styles is always the most fun to watch"
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"Roddick has good presence on the court and has so much adrenalin"
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"But, then again, I had to stop because there was too much pain or too much trouble. After I retired I still had one more elbow surgery just to be able to do normal things"
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"Safin, in his way, is very talented. It is a joy to watch them play; it is tennis of a very high quality"
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"Maybe, one other match better; but if you look at the tournament as a whole, I played very high quality tennis for seven matches and raised my game when I needed to"
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"I was serving good but was returning especially well, which was a weakness in my game. So not only was I serving well, but I was also breaking these other guys, and they felt the pressure"
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"Hewitt is such a fighter on the court; he never gives up. They all have qualities to beat him"
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"But the problem with coaching is that it is a full-time job. By that I mean for at least 40 weeks in a year you have to be with the player, either travelling or training. Right now I don't want to do that"
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"But Pete had the desire to play at the highest level for so many years. That is very difficult, mentally"
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"Federer can be the best ever; he has the potential. The only question is whether he has the desire"
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"Roddick can challenge him as well if he serves big consistently for the entire match. If he does that, then he is tough to break even for a guy like Federer"
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"I don't think anybody was ever up 6-2 and would lose the tiebreaker"
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"I always liked serve-and-volley players and big athletes"
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"There are a lot of good memories, and because I was injured, during the rehab, I met my wife. The tennis was very good but the injuries were good for something too"
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"My father's coaching Misha and I just might help from time to time"
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"I may have exaggerated a bit when I said that 80 per cent of the top 100 women are fat pigs. What I meant to say was 75 per cent of the top 100 women are fat pigs"
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"Guys like John McEnroe, Bjorn Borg and Stefan Edberg were also very good grass court players"
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"For the first couple of years I played really bad tennis. It was so bad that they booed me off the court"
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"But, then, Sampras won Wimbledon six times and that automatically puts him among the greatest"
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"But in 2000, the injuries really started to kick in and my elbow gave a lot of problems. At the end of the year I had to take 20 months off before I could come back into the game"


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