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Novak Interview from Amersfoort , Netherlands

ezekiel
07-25-2006, 09:58 PM
This is the original interview where he proclaimed "I want to be #1" . A lot of hoopla about that but the interview is otherwise pretty interesting and revealng. It's in dutch but I use babelfish

http://www.sportweek.nl/detail.asp?groupid=3&newsid=15551

Are you here in amersfoort to win?
It's correct. I am born to win. I accept no loss. I have to also win here. That sounds confident, but that's how I am. Negative thinking bring you nowhere, positive thinking does however.

What is your sports background?
I come from a top sport family. My father, uncle and aunt were all pro skiers and my father was also a good footballer. He knew already rapidly that I would become a top athlete, only not yet in which branch of sport. I did little bit of everything. A large part of my youth was spent in the Serbian mountins, in Kopaonik. Still I go there gladly because of splendid nature. My father manages a restaurant there for 20 years .

Secret of my success sits in the pizzas of my father.
And in its pan wafers. According to there is nowhere in the region better pizzas and pan wafers then at my father

it is the best of complete Serbia. No, the bests of the world! I can know it what I a lot has already tested occasions visited and. Try it itself. The name of the restaurant is save Bull.

You career is going fast?
That is possible , however I am perhaps confident, but that does not mean that I am top but just just thinking of surging to the top inch by inch. Well, I have gone rapidly ahead for nineteen-year-old, especially for someone from Serbia. In my country such not yet a large tennis tradition does not exist, like in Croatia. To break through for me has succeeded. That's a step .

With Monfils, Gasquet, Nadal, Murray and I stands a generation of tennis players who are far from insipid.
Each afore mentioned player shows temperament on the job. We do attractive things for the fans. That I find positive for the sport. Tennis is still a quiet, calm, English sport where you hear play in the quiet like at Wimbledon. It's time that things change. That is to the new generation of tennis players

In three years time stand all members of our Ratpack in the top ten?

Ratpack I find is a very well group name, Like frank Sinatra and his friends. Nadal is already topten, Gasquet returns and Monfils, Murray and I have the qualities to reach the topten If we remain focused.

You become soon briton, the nationality of your friend Andy Murray?
I have also heard that, yes. The English press has made that . I have had it with Andy, which are correct. But it's a joke, but was not serious. Not the English association as a matter of fact, they were very serious. Ah, there is so much called which is not true

Your aim is to become the number one of the world?
That aim I had all life long. At seven years old, my then coach Jelena Gencic who also worked with Monica Seles -
had me learn to think like a winner. It's all about the mind.



I will probably fix it to be more legible when I have more time

001
07-26-2006, 11:59 AM
haha it would be nice if i can understand it :D

savesthedizzle
07-26-2006, 12:01 PM
haha it would be nice if i can understand it :D


:lol: Your signature...

Saumon
07-26-2006, 12:02 PM
:lol: Your signature...
I guess Nikola said bye bye to his gf :o

savesthedizzle
07-26-2006, 12:03 PM
I guess Nikola said bye bye to his gf :o


He was dumping her yesterday during Novak's match. :(

001
07-26-2006, 12:05 PM
I guess Nikola said bye bye to his gf :o


u guys wouldn't believe what happened yesterday!

she dumped me!!!!! :confused:

i was getting ready and preparing my ''break up'' speach and when i came...she was all like....we need to talk...bla bla...anyway..she made things easyer for me...but now i feel a litle bit confused in a way like - why the hell would she dump me??? :confused:

savesthedizzle
07-26-2006, 12:08 PM
u guys wouldn't believe what happened yesterday!

she dumped me!!!!! :confused:

i was getting ready and preparing my ''break up'' speach and when i came...she was all like....we need to talk...bla bla...anyway..she made things easyer for me...but now i feel a litle bit confused in a way like - why the hell would she dump me??? :confused:


:lol: Well at least she didn't make it HARDER for you :p

She probably knew you were going to break up with her so she just did it so that she could say that she was the one who did it.

001
07-26-2006, 12:13 PM
:lol: Well at least she didn't make it HARDER for you :p

She probably knew you were going to break up with her so she just did it so that she could say that she was the one who did it.
huh...

i guess... but now i am free.... :devil:

but jelena isn't, i'll be patient :angel:

ezekiel
07-26-2006, 12:51 PM
fixed to be more legible

savesthedizzle
07-26-2006, 12:52 PM
huh...

i guess... but now i am free.... :devil:

but jelena isn't, i'll be patient :angel:


Jelena is a lucky girl, to have both you and Nole :inlove: with her :p

001
07-26-2006, 01:59 PM
Jelena is a lucky girl, to have both you and Nole :inlove: with her :p


i decided now to love only u Jess! u r my sweety! :inlove:

001
07-26-2006, 02:01 PM
fixed to be more legible

omg! i understand now!!! :D thanks man!

savesthedizzle
07-26-2006, 02:02 PM
i decided now to love only u Jess! u r my sweety! :inlove:


Awww :smooch:

Scotso
07-26-2006, 04:38 PM
oh no... another Serb for Jessita :p

careful there Nikola, she has the hots for an underage junior :p

uglyamerican
07-26-2006, 04:52 PM
Jess is improving Serbian-American relations with her sexiness.

savesthedizzle
07-26-2006, 05:00 PM
oh no... another Serb for Jessita :p

careful there Nikola, she has the hots for an underage junior :p


I do nottttt. Well I do, but he just has nice eyes.

I haven't seen a picture of Nikola yet ;) He may have lovely eyes too. :p

Scotso
07-26-2006, 05:03 PM
Yeah I'm sure it's his big, thick, juicy.... eyes.... that you like :p

I don't think Serb-American relations need improving. Despite the fact that we bombed them :sad:, the Serbs on these boards seem to like Americans more than any of the other European groups :rolleyes:

I love Serbs :hearts:

savesthedizzle
07-26-2006, 05:08 PM
Yeah I'm sure it's his big, thick, juicy.... eyes.... that you like :p


:angel:

It is his eyes! They're nice :D

Saumon
07-26-2006, 09:06 PM
Yeah I'm sure it's his big, thick, juicy.... eyes.... that you like :p
you mean everything is as big as his nose? :aplot:

savesthedizzle
07-26-2006, 10:24 PM
you mean everything is as big as his nose? :aplot:

ohhhh yes.

Saumon
07-26-2006, 10:29 PM
:eek: :eek: :eek: *faints* :p

savesthedizzle
07-26-2006, 10:31 PM
We have gotten this thread very very very off topic.

Saumon
07-26-2006, 10:33 PM
you think?

savesthedizzle
07-26-2006, 10:36 PM
I don't think it was ever ON topic is the problem. :lol:

Scotso
07-27-2006, 02:22 AM
I love big.... eyes :D

uglyamerican
07-27-2006, 06:25 AM
Let's ask Scott--

Scott,

If someone is a Yankee fan, and doesn't live in Manhattan, is that person an evil Fascist?

uglyamerican
07-27-2006, 06:28 AM
I don't think Serb-American relations need improving.

Relations could always use improving.

I'm fascinated with Serbia as well. I've been studying up on the history, but I'm not yet an expert. I do know who Karadjordjevic was. that's a start.

savesthedizzle
07-27-2006, 01:09 PM
Let's ask Scott--

Scott,

If someone is a Yankee fan, and doesn't live in Manhattan, is that person an evil Fascist?

The Yankees play in the Bronx silly. The Bronx does not = Manhattan :p

And who should a New Jerseyan cheer for? Hmm? Geographically I can get to Yankee Stadium quicker than Shea or wherever the hell the Phillies play (sorry Scott).

Maria_Maria
07-27-2006, 01:58 PM
Relations could always use improving.

I'm fascinated with Serbia as well. I've been studying up on the history, but I'm not yet an expert. I do know who Karadjordjevic was. that's a start.

Good man! :yeah:

Scotso
07-27-2006, 03:25 PM
Let's ask Scott--

Scott,

If someone is a Yankee fan, [...] is that person an evil Fascist?

Yes.

Scotso
07-27-2006, 03:26 PM
The Yankees play in the Bronx silly. The Bronx does not = Manhattan :p

And who should a New Jerseyan cheer for? Hmm? Geographically I can get to Yankee Stadium quicker than Shea or wherever the hell the Phillies play (sorry Scott).

Phillies.... Philadelphia :p

savesthedizzle
07-27-2006, 08:31 PM
Phillies.... Philadelphia :p


DUH. I meant the name of the stadium. :rolleyes:

Scotso
07-27-2006, 08:59 PM
DUH. I meant the name of the stadium. :rolleyes:

Citizens Bank Park