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French Open day 11: Who said what

Teenage dream: Mirra Andreeva, 17, could become the youngest Grand Slam champion since 1997 (Bertrand GUAY)
Teenage dream: Mirra Andreeva, 17, could become the youngest Grand Slam champion since 1997 (Bertrand GUAY)

Who said what on the 11th day of the French Open at Roland Garros on Wednesday:

"Me and my coach, we had a plan today but again I didn't remember anything. I just try to play as I feel and that's it."

-- Mirra Andreeva admits the gameplan went out the window during her victory over Aryna Sabalenka

"I would say that I am almost like a normal teenager, because I still have to do my school that I don't like to do. I watch a lot of TV series on my spare time. I watch Netflix. I sometimes spend too much time on my Instagram, or I just do some crap when I'm at home."

-- Andreeva on life as a 17-year-old tennis prodigy

"Not the greatest day in the office. I was close, but she won."

-- Elena Rybakina's assessment of her quarter-final defeat by Jasmine Paolini

"I wish I was taller, because I could serve better. But I think, you know, I accept that I have to do with my own body. I mean, I'm short. Okay, we try to (not) make it a problem. We try to do something different to improve other aspects."

-- Jasmine Paolini, who measures only 5ft 4in (1m63), on overcoming her lack of size

"I have a coach who's my father who couldn't care less how I feel on the practice court. Since I was three years old, it was run here, run there, run for four hours straight. He sometimes forgets I'm two metres tall and can hit a serve 230km/h."

-- Alexander Zverev, who only needed three sets to get past Alex de Minaur after back-to-back five-setters, says endurance is no issue

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