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Yeah, there are good facilities in Japan and good coaches, but the toughest thing is you need to play a lot of tournaments in Europe or U.S., because they have more good players.
Young players are always aggressive and unafraid. That’s their weapon and I can learn from that.
It’s an honour to be Japanese.
Neither tennis nor golf is considered among the top two sports in Japan.
I had many injuries.
When I turned pro, it was one of my goals to get ranked in the top 50. I didn’t really feel the pressure. I had some fear but at the same time I was happy to play tennis and playing stronger players.
In the match, I just try to focus what I have to do. I try not to think too much about outside things.
Being number one, winning Grand Slams, that’s something I never had before.
I just try to hang in there and try to focus every point.
I mean, I feel pressure sometimes, but I think I’m handling really well.
Hopefully I can do well and I hope tennis can get bigger in Japan and Asia. That’s my goal.
I think Li Na and some other Chinese ladies have done so many amazing things for Asian tennis.
For sure, it’s important for an Asian man to win a grand slam. I hope I’m the one to make it.
I don’t feel any pressure from Japan, you know, because I live in the United States.
Everybody has different strengths. That’s the fun thing about tennis.
Yeah, I try to stay positive all the time.
When I go back to Japan it’s a little bit crazy. I usually have to wear a hat and glasses otherwise I cannot go through the streets.
I love to play Australian Open.
I get nervous every match, before the match especially. But I think it’s a good sign. That means you want to win.
The wrist is needed in tennis.
I’m not the loudest guy on the tour for sure. I’m more calm, I think my private too.
I’m making fewer mistakes as I get older.
I’m happy to go into Melbourne, one of my favourite tournaments there.
It’s a little bit different to than U.S. in Japan. U.S. has a lot of respect for the sports, but not as much in Japan.
To win against Roger was a big achievement for me.
The day after I retire I will move back to Japan. That’s how much I love Japan. I feel more comfortable there, all my friends are there, my sponsors are mostly Japanese and I feel more fun in Japan.
I can’t believe I beat James Blake.
It’s a great honour to make a lot of histories, to be No.1 player in Japan but that never gives me the pressure.
There are many things to do to make Asian tennis strong.
For me, yeah, that’s going to be my big goal to win a Masters or Grand Slams.
I try to play good tennis all the time.
I got a lot of good things from Olympics.
When you have to play a lot of tournaments and you get more experience and you get more confidence playing a lot of matches, and also you get mentally strong.
I grew up in Matsue, in Shimane prefecture, which is one of the smallest cities in Japan.
Yeah, always excited to play Novak, because it’s great challenge for me. Always exciting to play him. Good player.
It is tough to live by myself.
It’s very comfortable playing U.S. Open. I always enjoy playing here.
I feel the support from Japan.
I think I will have a lot of chance for big tournaments, especially grand slams.
It’s always exciting to play, you know, sports.
In English, you can more easily say what you want. It’s so open and natural. I really appreciate that.
Luck is important.
I try to play one match at a time.
It’s not easy to play the big guys, especially since I’m one of the smallest guys on tour.
I’m confident I have the ability to challenge for world No 3 and 4.