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Living in a state of sports grace

Originally Published: June 2, 2009
By Tim Keown | Page 2

"Well, that's the end of the road, and I have to accept it. I need to face the fact I didn't play well this week. It's not a tragedy. I had to lose one day. I have to accept my defeat as I accepted my victories: with calm." -- Rafael Nadal

"One thing about me you gotta understand, it is hard for me to congratulate somebody after just losing to him. I'm a winner; that's not being a poor sport or anything like that. If somebody beats you up, you are not going to congratulate them beating ...

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