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French Open day 6: Who said what

'Awesome': Coco Gauff plays a forehand return to Dayana Yastremska (ALAIN JOCARD)
'Awesome': Coco Gauff plays a forehand return to Dayana Yastremska (ALAIN JOCARD)

Who said what on the sixth day of the French Open at Roland Garros on Friday:

"It was really cool. I haven't got the chance to meet Cameron yet, but obviously been watching her a lot when she was at Stanford and now seeing her in the WNBA is great, and I definitely want to try to catch a game. I hope they give her a signature shoe one day, and I can rock it too for my press events. Yeah, she's awesome."

-- Coco Gauff on seeing US basketball star Cameron Brink wearing a copy of her French Open outfit.

"I think all the girls are in the mindset of just going hard at it on the court and then being fine off the court, which I think that's what you have to do in this life because these are your friends or coworkers for the next 10, 15 years. You better get along or it's going to be miserable."

-- Gauff on maintaining good relations with her fellow players on tour.

"I played with him United Cup this year, and it was like a bucket list for me, let's say, to play doubles with him and to win. It was such a relief when we won, because it was something that I really wanted to say, you know, I played with Novak and I won."

-- Olga Danilovic on her admiration for compatriot Novak Djokovic.

"The problem is the head, that today basically I kill myself, and that's it."

-- Andrey Rublev after a spectacular meltdown in his third round loss to Matteo Arnaldi.

"I wish peace in Gaza, and I wish more people speaking about this."

-- Tunisia's Ons Jabeur, the sport's most high-profile Arab player, on the ongoing conflict.

"I always had a little bit of fear when I had to go downhill in super-G where you jump quite a lot. So mentally on the court I'm not afraid to hit shots because nothing can happen. In skiing there can happen something."

-- Jannik Sinner on the lessons he brought to tennis from his title winning days as an Alpine skier.

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