After his huge win today Marat Safin, known for giving some of the best sound bites in tennis, offered up a few doozies as only he could. Let's hope the hysterical Russian hangs around a little longer at Wimbledon - we need more quotes and wouldn't mind watching you just a little bit more!
In honor of his win, I give you three of the best:
There is a flight at 8.30 leaving every evening, so I was almost there.(image via Getty)
- on his expectations after seeing himself drawn against Novak Djokovic
The strawberries are too expensive. It's true. They don't have enough for dessert. It's true. Only the coach is allowed to come in the locker room is also true.
- on his reasons for disliking Wimbledon
...he didn't impress me with his game today. I could read his serve. I could return. I could stay with him from the baseline.
- on Nole's game during their second round clash today