Gabriela Sabatini Quotes

Perfect harmony of body and mind are my key to personal balance and happiness.

I loved to play, I was competitive, I wanted to win, that was all I knew. In the first few years tennis is a game. Later, it becomes a job.

tennis is a 100-mph chess match.


I was a very shy and introverted person, and it was hard for me to talk to people and make relationships.

I work out in a studio. Every day, regardless where I am, at least two hours. I need it. I can’t cease it.

The difficult part was to tell the world that I was finishing.

When I lose a match, I know that I lose on the court and not in life.

I’m having a good time. Managing my things takes a lot of time.

I carried through well with my tennis. I got the respect by usage of the tennis racket.

It was so easy to play tennis, so easy.

Tennis has had a very positive impact on my life.

In Argentina at various tournaments, it’s great. Every day it’s full, everybody’s crazy about tennis, everybody wants to play tennis.

I played Mary Joe Fernandez in the semifinals. She was winning the first set. Second set was very close. I started to play this aggressive game. I think I surprised them.

I want children, but at the moment the liberty I have now finally, has a far too high value.

It was very hard for me to practice and enjoy my tennis, and I didn’t know the why, so I worked with psychologists to try and see what was happening. They pushed me really hard.

When I got to match point in the final I was afraid I’d be a little nervous, but I just said, You have to stay focused, just think about what you have to do.

I want not, that everybody hears about. Then I can’t longer be myself.


I was formerly so stuck into plans. I can now live more spontaneously. This I want not yet to give away.

I’m following the players, and it’s great. We’ve never had so many Top 10 big players like now. There’s so many out there that are very close.


I can’t laugh, be happy, present myself at any prize and also win on the centre court.

I never thought tennis was going to give me so much satisfaction.

I travel a lot to promote the perfumes and to do the commercials.

I have an office in Argentina, I go there every day, so I work.

It’s amazing, it doesn’t feel like it has been 10 years since retirement.

It came so soon and so fast. It’s just overwhelming. Every time I think about it, I just can’t believe it.