“I have come to accept that if I have a new haircut it is front page news”
“I can’t become satisfied, because if I get satisfied, I’ll be like, ‘Oh, I’ve won Wimbledon, I’ve won the US Open. Now can I relax.’ But now people are really going to be fighting to beat me”
“I’ve never tried to hide the fact that it is my intention to be the best”
"Everyone who watches me play knows I am an honest player"
“Obviously the fans are very important to me, in fact they mean everything to me and they are the people I try to please when I play”
“Basketball, in America, is like a culture. It is like a foreigner learning a new language”