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I started when I was 8 years old, which is obviously nowadays pretty late, but I guess in my generation it was all right
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"I started when I was 8 years old, which is obviously nowadays pretty late, but I guess in my generation it was all right. I had plenty of other interests and I didn't do only tennis"

- Jana Novotna

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In this quote, Jana Novotna assesses her journey as an expert tennis gamer. She mentions that she started playing at the age of 8, which she considers to be late compared to the present requirements. However, she discusses that during her generation, it was considered an appropriate age to start playing tennis. Novotna also reveals that she had a variety of other interests besides tennis, showing that she did not solely focus on the sport. This recommends that she had a well-rounded childhood and did not feel pressured to focus on one activity at a young age. Novotna's words highlight the altering mindsets towards sports and the importance of balance in pursuing one's passions.

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Czech Republic Flag This quote is written / told by Jana Novotna somewhere between October 2, 1968 and today. He/she was a famous Athlete from Czech Republic. The author also have 7 other quotes.

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