__________________ “There’s so many athletes, tennis players around the world,” he continued, trying to put his life into some kind of perspective, “they want to be the best in what they do. They want to succeed. Many of them, they don’t succeed in the end. I’m fortunate to have this opportunity and succeed.”
Maradona has always been a porker since he quit sport and cocaine
__________________ Genius is not replicable. Inspiration, though, is contagious, and multiform — and even just to see, close up, power and aggression made vulnerable to beauty is to feel inspired and (in a fleeting, mortal way) reconciled.
I'd like to know: Is Roger holding him up or is Diego standing on a box?
“I put it on because I have big muscles: I have to keep them warm. It’s particularly my big left arm that’s so impressive, that’s what shocks all my opponents when I walk out, that big left arm tossing the ball: It’s scary!” - January 2013
"I saw a few pictures of Rafa, last week. I see he’s still a left-hander - and his shirts looked good. I’m happy to see him back and playing on the Tour. That’s a good thing." - February 2013
"8 is my favorite number! One of my friends just emailed me and reminded that I just won my 888th match on tour. Very cool. Looking forward to the semis here in Dubai!" - March 2013