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1. "But in a tournament, you can be said in for all your money at any point so you can't make any mistakes so you have to, it's all about where you're sitting at the table."
Author: Al Alvarez
2. "When you start off a new tournament, you want to do well."
Author: Amelie Mauresmo
3. "I'm going to go down swinging... I'm sure as heck not going to go home and say I had a bad tournament."
Author: Andre Agassi
4. "But, I would say when I was four years old and I was at the Alan King Tennis Tournament and I was hitting with all the pros that would come to town. They would get me on the court or take notice and that stayed with me."
Author: Andre Agassi
5. "I would like to thank everyone who supported me to be fit for the Euros. I had some fitness problems before the tournament, but I am here now!"
Author: Andriy Shevchenko
6. "I'm nervous when I play in the Masters or most other tournaments."
Author: Bernhard Langer
7. "As tennis players, we work and we sacrifice many things. To lose, that's not a happy thing - I mean sure, I was disappointed. You have to come back strong. But to win the last point in a grand slam tournament, that's the most beautiful and most satisfying feeling you can get as a tennis player. It's worth it."
Author: Bjorn Borg
8. "The kids wait for it to be organized. They want to go play all of these tournaments, for a little practice time. I learned my skills by dropping the puck just with the kids. I think that's missing today."
Author: Bobby Orr
9. "I don't play in tournaments, but I follow some."
Author: Boris Spassky
10. "My goal at every tournament is to finish top 18. At the end of the year if I could finish every tournament top 18, that would be pretty good."
Author: Bubba Watson
11. "I played tournament chess from fifth grade up into high school."
Author: Chris Hardwick
12. "I played at the Sainte Maxime Beach Soccer Tournament, which was brilliant fun as usual."
Author: David Ginola
13. "ESPN has this problem with sports, it's impossible to fill 24 hours with sports programming so they have to resort to things like poker and arm wrestling tournaments."
Author: Drew Curtis
14. "I love golf. But do you know how I got good at golf? Because of Charles Barkley. I was playing with Charles, Michael Jordan and Roy Green, and Charles was talking so much trash. On every shot, he was talking trash. So I left the tournament, and I went and practiced for a year and half."
Author: Eric Dickerson
15. "The World Cup tournament overall and, naturally, the new stadiums at its heart, are the ideal platform to portray Germany as a positive and exceptional location, and above all of course, as a highly capable economic location."
Author: Franz Beckenbauer
16. "I don't see myself playing or adjusting my schedule for senior tournament golf."
Author: Greg Norman
17. "What's a good tournament for him? Winning it. He's good enough."
Author: Greg Norman
18. "I've really got no complaints about the way I played, just extremely frustrating with the putter and I'm sure there's a lot of other players saying the same thing except the guy who's going to win the golf tournament."
Author: Greg Norman
19. "I have many golfer friends whom I play with, including my good friend Ian Poulter, a professional golfer who's coming to Asia to play in a few tournaments."
Author: Heikki Kovalainen
20. "Unless a player goes in for intensive play and tournament competition, two racquets are sufficient."
Author: Helen Wills Moody
21. "Women's golf definitely hit a bump in the road. We lost some tournaments due to a combination of things led by the downturn in the economy."
Author: Hollis Stacy
22. "Perhaps you have been wondering about how you will win the tournaments of life. This is an important moment of your life. Just know where your goals are. Dress in the jersey of action and enter the game of vision! Work with your talents, skills, and tactics and with determination! Don't commit any foul; don't put yourself on an offside position. Be at the right place at the right time. Attack your failures and defend your goals; look up and watch the time because the whistle may blow at any time. Don't waste the chances you get! Target the goals and with winning in focus, you will be there!"
Author: Israelmore Ayivor
23. "Like all the other arrivals to the tournament, Hank had erected a banner in front. It was a long, tapering pennant with a blue and red circular design in the center and the words GO CUBS! on both sides. Interesting," said Hugo. "What does it mean?"It was a gift from Sam," Hank explained as they entered the tent. "He said it used to represent Triumph over Adversity, but now better represents Impossible Quests and Lost Causes."I think I preferred not knowing that," said Hugo.Hank grinned. "You're a Sox fan too, hey?"
Author: James A. Owen
24. "I met my boyfriend, a pro poker player, at a tournament. He tried to dissuade me because it's a seedy gritty world. Listen, I've played till 4 in the morning. I've played with a half million dollars on the table."
Author: Jennifer Tilly
25. "Currently, I bowl regional tournaments out of the PBA Southern Region."
Author: Joe Tex
26. "I used to play chess when I was a kid and participate in national-level tournaments with the geekiest guys. This one time, I was losing terribly, so I batted my eyelashes and flirted as I asked for a draw. My dad just couldn't believe it. He thought, 'What have I created, a floozy?' But it worked!"
Author: Jordana Spiro
27. "I started boxing when I was eight. Me and my brother Rafael started boxing in amateur tournaments when I was 13. My father was an ex-pro boxer."
Author: Juan Manuel Marquez
28. "March is the perfect month for a wedding. Just make sure it's after the NCAA tournament. I think we'll go far this year. Go Big Blue!"
Author: Kathleen Brooks
29. "I have formed the Mahendra Singh Dhoni Charitable Trust which organises cricket tournaments in Jharkhand to identify promising cricketers so that we can help groom them, either in India or abroad."
Author: Mahendra Singh Dhoni
30. "I will have won Wimbledon this year in 2013, and I will stop with that. It was magnificent. You will certainly see me at tournaments again, but not playing."
Author: Marion Bartoli
31. "Any tournament you go to, you want to win it."
Author: Martina Hingis
32. "I would say you feel a lot more pressure at a national tournament than a state tournament. This is more of a fun weekend out with the guys. The national tournament is more business."
Author: Mike Peters
33. "The only way to win tournaments is with the short game. Over half your shots out here are within 30 or 40 yards. Ballstriking is where I'm trying to improve, yes, but more to eliminate big numbers than make birdies."
Author: Phil Mickelson
34. "I hate to play a tournament in which I'm not contending. It's just not any fun for me."
Author: Phil Mickelson
35. "I not only hope that YouTube channels compete with television shows for viewers and revenue, I hope they develop a bitter rivalry which could only be settled by an elaborate medieval tournament where the two entities fight to the death in a steel cage."
Author: Ray William Johnson
36. "I remember winning the first time, you know, suddenly everybody expects, well, okay, now he should win every time he tees it up, win six tournaments."
Author: Retief Goosen
37. "Maybe, one other match better; but if you look at the tournament as a whole, I played very high quality tennis for seven matches and raised my game when I needed to."
Author: Richard Krajicek
38. "You want to come home from a tournament with a winner's medal. That's not the fans or the media putting us under pressure, that's the pressure we put ourselves under."
Author: Rio Ferdinand
39. "I have to fit holidays around tournaments, particularly the grand slams, in Melbourne, Paris, London and New York."
Author: Roger Federer
40. "It is never easy to win but it is a lot easier to win when you play well. The key is winning golf tournaments when you are not playing so well. Managing your game is something that I feel that I am still learning to do."
Author: Rory McIlroy
41. "I used to not really like going to the gym when I was playing tournaments because I'd be sore and stiff. But the more you keep doing it, the less soreness you have. And you actually start to enjoy it."
Author: Rory McIlroy
42. "We played well in Kenya. We didn't lose a game and we bowled Pakistan out for 100 twice. We don't need to change much from that for this tournament."
Author: Shane Warne
43. "It seems that soccer tournaments create those relationships: people gathered together in pubs and living rooms, a whole country suddenly caring about the same event. A World Cup is the sort of common project that otherwise barely exists in modern societies."
Author: Simon Kuper
44. "I don't wake up every day and think about which tournaments I won and which titles I hold. It's something I don't care about."
Author: Steffi Graf
45. "Grass is a surface I have always loved, Wimbledon is a tournament I have always loved."
Author: Steffi Graf
46. "The key to online play really is multi-table tournaments."
Author: Tim Page
47. "I had very low expectations. Honestly, I think I had 11 rounds of golf the entire year in before this tournament, and I had hit balls maybe four or five times."
Author: Trent Dilfer
48. "It doesn't much concern me if Tiger plays in the tournament or no."
Author: Vijay Singh
49. "I like to keep myself physically and mentally fit before any important match. I usually take a short nap just before the game and do not practice immediately before the tournament."
Author: Viswanathan Anand
50. "I didn't want to settle or become complacent after winning a major, I wanted to stay hungry. It's easy to do. It's easy to win a big tournament and kind of get a little lazy, so it's been a good motivator for me to work a little harder."
Author: Webb Simpson

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