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7 Mind-Blowing Quotes By Fred Perry

Famous As: British Tennis & Table Tennis Professional Who has Won Eight Grand Slam Tournaments & Two Pro Slam Singles Titles
Born On: May 18, 1909
Died On: February 2, 1995
Born In: Portwood, Stockport, England
Died At Age: 85
Fred Perry was an eminent British table-tennis and tennis player. He was an erstwhile World No.1 who bagged in 10 major titles that included six major double titles, eight ‘Grand Slams’ and two ‘Pro Slams’ single titles. He also holds the title of winning three successive ‘Wimbledon Championships’. During those three years he was also the ‘World Amateur’ No. 1 tennis player. At the age of 26, he won all the four singles titles at the ‘French Open’ and became the first player to win a ‘Career Grand Slam’. In 1929, he became the world champion of Table Tennis as well. Here is a corpus of quotations and sayings by Fred Perry that he shared both on the court and off it. Read through the quotable quotes and thoughts by Fred Perry on sportsmanship, fred-perry-brand, sports, inspirational, opponents, Wimbledon, athlete, leader, life, game etc.
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Strangely enough, Kathy Jordan is getting to the net first, which she always does.

Strangely enough, Kathy Jordan is getting to the net first, which she always does.

Fred Perry
While most students were trying to draw one beautiful finished piece, I would be in the background drawing dozens of studies at different angles to use later.

While most students were trying to draw one beautiful finished piece, I would be in the background drawing dozens of studies at different angles to use later.

Fred Perry
I was always a believer in stamping on my opponent if I got him down, at Wimbledon or anywhere else. I never wanted to give him the chance to get up.

I was always a believer in stamping on my opponent if I got him down, at Wimbledon or anywhere else. I never wanted to give him the chance to get up.

Fred Perry
To its great credit, Wimbledon has been a leader in bringing about change and improvement in the sport.

To its great credit, Wimbledon has been a leader in bringing about change and improvement in the sport.

Fred Perry
McEnroe has got to sit down and work out where he stands.

McEnroe has got to sit down and work out where he stands.

Fred Perry
I didn't aspire to be a good sport; 'champion' was good enough for me.

I didn't aspire to be a good sport; 'champion' was good enough for me.

Fred Perry
Tactics, fitness, stroke ability, adaptability, experience, and sportsmanship are all necessary for winning.

Tactics, fitness, stroke ability, adaptability, experience, and sportsmanship are all necessary for winning.

Fred Perry