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The key to my success has been to give up everything for my dream.

Whatever we expect with confidence becomes our own self-fulfilling prophecy.
What is the single most important quality in a tennis champion? I would have to say desire, staying in there and winning matches when you are not playing that well.
Positive thinking is the key to success in business, education, pro football, anything that you can mention. I go out there thinking that I'm going to complete every pass.
I build confidence when I practice a variety of shots - hitting it high or low, working the ball. A lot of golfers go to the range and just hit full shots. That doesn't build on-course confidence, because you won't always hit full shots out there. My confidence is built on knowing I can effectively work the ball in any circumstance.
With confidence, you can reach truly amazing heights; without confidence, even the simplest accomplishments are beyond your grasp.
Fear can be conquered. I became a better person and a better football player when I learned that lesson.
One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.
Concentration, Confidence, Competitive urge, Capacity for enjoyment.
If you're prepared, then you're able to feel confident.
Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals
Sports should always be fun.
Everything can be improved.
Practice only makes for improvement.
I think it's the mark of a great player to be confident in tough situations.
When a team outgrows individual performance and learns team confidence, excellence becomes a reality.
When you're prepared, you're more confident. When you have a strategy, you're more comfortable.
Confidence is a very fragile thing.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
Winning breeds confidence and confidence breeds winning.
What the mind attends to, the mind considers. What the mind constantly considers, the mind believes. What the mind believes, the mind eventually does.
Tennis is more than just a sport. It's an art, like the ballet. Or like a performance in the theater. When I step on the court I feel like Anna Pavlova. Or like Adelina Patti. Or even like Sarah Bernhardt. I see the footlights in front of me. I hear the whisperings of the audience. I feel an icy shudder. Win or die! Now or never! It's the crisis of my life.
In sport, mental imagery is used primarily to help you get the best out of yourself in training and competition. The developing athletes who make the fastest progress and those who ultimately become their best make extensive use of mental imagery. They use it daily as a means of directing what will happen in training, and as a way of pre-experiencing their best competition performances.
People in the States used to think that if girls were good at sports their sexuality would be affected. Being feminine meant being a cheerleader, not being an athlete. The image of women is changing now. You don't have to be pretty for people to come and see you play. At the same time, if you're a good athlete, it doesn't mean you're not a woman.
In order to excel, you must be completely dedicated to your chosen sport. You must also be prepared to work hard and be willing to accept destructive criticism. Without 100 percent dedication, you won't be able to do this.
The first thing is to love your sport. Never do it to please someone else. It has to be yours.
Competition is the spice of sports; but if you make spice the whole meal you'll be sick.
The greatest efforts in sports came when the mind is as still as a glass lake.
When I lose a match, I know that I lose on the court and not in life.
When you are winning too much, sometimes you think you should never lose again. I am learning to lose.
Part of being a champ is acting like a champ. You have to learn how to win and not run away when you lose. Everyone has bad stretches and real successes. Either way, you have to be careful not to lose your confidence or get too confident.
They said playing basketball would kill me. Well, not playing basketball was killing me.
Many people lose their tempers merely from seeing you keep yours.
Never change a winning game; always change a losing one.
Giving yourself permission to lose guarantees a loss.
Losing is no disgrace if you've given your best.
I hate to lose more than I love to win.
You can't be a winner and be afraid to lose.
You win only if you aren't afraid to lose.
There is a syndrome in sports called paralysis by analysis.

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