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April 11, 2013: "People think I am unemotional because my voice is flat and a bit boring. It is unfortunate but it is just the way it is. Iíve tried to change it but it doesnít seem to make a difference. The truth is, I have lots of emotions inside. I cried after the semi-final at Wimbledon  because I was proud to reach the final and I knew how much it meant to the country. I cried after the [losing] final [to Federer], too, for different reasons. I felt I had let people down. I think people warmed to that. They could see how much it hurt."
— Andy Murray, admitting to the Scottish media he lacks charisma but not emotions.September 12, 2012: "I proved that I can win the Grand Slams. I proved that I can last four and a half hours and come out on top against one of the strongest guys physically that tennis had probably seen especially on this surface. So they would probably be the things that I would say I have learned tonight: To not doubt myself physically and mentally from now on."
— Andy Murray, after outlasting defending champion Novak Djokovic in a riveting 7-6, 7-5, 2-6, 3-6, 6-2 US Open final, which included a 24-minute first set tiebreaker and equalled the longest US Open final in history, for his first Grand Slam title.Aug 6, 2012: "I knew after that match that everything you’ve kind of gone through as a player was worth it because it was the biggest win of my career by far..."
— Andy Murray, on winning the Olympic gold medal [read more].June 5, 2012: "Itís almost like playing a sort of a football match. And I like football. I enjoyed myself on the court today. Itís the most fun Iíve had on the court in a while, so I wasnít so sort of shying away from the fact that the crowd wanted me to lose."
— Andy Murray, telling reporters booing Roland Garros spectators energized rather than deflated him during his decisive four-set victory over Frenchman Richard Gasquet in their fourth-round match.April 16, 2012: "Tennis at the Olympics has become a big deal. Everybody plays it now. Ten or 15 years ago, guys were skipping the Olympics. Everybody is playing it now. You see the emotions of the guys. Djokovic won the bronze medal last time and it was a huge deal to him. If you lose in the semifinals of a Grand Slam, you are disappointed. If you win a bronze medal at the Olympics, itís huge."
— Andy Murray, who has never won a major title and lost in the first round at the 2008 Olympics, believes the London Olympics tennis event in July will be viewed by the sportís top players as a fifth Grand Slam.February 01 , 2010: "I congratulate Roger on all of his accomplishments, and to keep it doing it year after year is incredible and tonight he was a lot better than me. I can cry like Roger; it's just a shame I can't play like him."
— Bitterly disappointed Andy Murray, choking on his words at the trophy presentation after he failed to convert five sets points in the thrilling 13-11 tiebreaker of his 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 loss to Roger Federer in the Australian Open final.
April 26 , 2009: "Malaria is completely preventable and stoppable but yet it still kills more children in Africa than any other single disease. We can radically change this, it is a huge opportunity, and I'm urging the UK public to help save a life and get behind Malaria No More UK, a truly world-changing and life-saving initiative."
— Andy Murray on why he chose a campaign to combat malaria, which threatens half the world's population, as his first global charity.September 2 , 2007: "Everybody hated Ali at the start; they called him cocky and arrogant and whatever else you want to call him. He believed he was the best. I don't have a problem with someone sounding cocky and arrogant. If you want to say 'I'm the best and I'm going to beat this guy, and you do, then that's fine.' It's a different story if you don't."
— Andy Murray,a rising 20-year-old tennis star from Scotland, talking to SI.com.2005: "There's my Mom making an idiot of herself."
— Andy Murray, 18, spotting his irrepressible mother, Judy Erskine, on a monitor while he was being interviewed at the 2005 Wimbledon Championships.
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