* The match was a short course in which the professor, England, gave lessons to a dizzy pupil who did not understand a thing. A Madrid journalist, on England’s 42 wins over Spain in the European international tie.

*Too much cricket will kill a few players before they are ready to be killed. Mike Gating, warning against too much cricket.

 * The traditional style of the game is like ballet dancing, while the one day stuff is simply belly dancing. Omar Kureishi, the Pakistan TV commentator, comparing the two styles of cricket.

* Boris needs an amazing amount of concentration and willpower for each match. I don’t think he will be playing tennis for long. Guenther Bosch, Becker’s ex-coach, on his future.

* In Czechoslovakia, there is no such thing as freedom of press. In the United States, there is no such thing as freedom from the press. Martina Navratilova

Article extracted from this publication >>  April 10, 1987