Interesting Tennis Quotes About Love- A Tennis Term

In this post, we’ll share some interesting quotes about love – a term used in tennis instead of the words ‘nil’ or ‘zero’. It refers to a lack of scoring in points, sets.
Tennis is a popular sport not only for its fast-paced and thrilling gameplay, but also for the various terms used to describe various aspects of the game. ‘Love’ is one such term that can pique the interest of anyone, even if they are unfamiliar with the sport.
Our readers will find some really interesting quotes about ‘love’ from tennis players in this post. Coaches and authors are also included.

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  1. Love is important not only in tennis but basically in life.” – Iga Swiatek, Polish tennis player

  2. I Love 6-love, as long as I have 6, as long as I have 40, I Love 40-love. As long as I don’t have love, then I’m doing good in tennis, on the court. Serena Williams, American tennis player

  3. It’s no accident, I think, that tennis uses the language of life. Advantage, service, fault, break, love, the basic elements of tennis are those of everyday existence, because every match is a life in miniature. Andre Agassi, American tennis player

  4. Dating a tennis player is risky – love means nothing to us. Anna Kournikova, Russian tennis player

  5. When you’re down two sets to love, is to stay calm, even though it’s hard, because people are freaking out, people are worried for you. Rafael Nadal, Spanish tennis player

  6. while it’s true in tennis, love is zero. but zero is also where everything starts. nothing would ever be born if we didn’t depart from there. nothing would be ever achieved. Gosho Aoyama, Japanese artist

  7. Tennis is the only sport with love in the score, and that makes it the most romantic. Jarod Kintz, Author

  8. Love is nothing in tennis. But in life, it’s everything. Jeanette Murray, Author

  9. Don’t relax. Yeah, you don’t want to think that you’re 6-Love up. Then important thing is to start well the third set, because things can completely change other direction. Svetlana Kuznetsova, Russian tennis player

  10. to come back from two sets to love is sort of special any time, no matter who you play , and even more special to do it at the Australian Open. Wayne Arthurs, Australian tennis player

  11. Things don’t come easy. I refuse to give up. That’s simply how it works with me. You never really think about getting back after being two sets to love. You just play it point after point. Stefanos Tsitsipas, Greek tennis player

  12. Even if it’s love-love, or 7-6 in the third, you know, there’s just days like that where it’s going to happen. But I’ll learn and I’m going to be stronger from these experiences. Maria Sharapova, Russian tennis player

  13. The only thing you’ve got to look at is mental, the mental part of the things, because, you know, if you’re good enough to be two sets to love up and chances to finish it off, then you’re good enough to kind of finish it off. Alex de Minaur, Australian tennis player

  14. When you’re down two sets to love, 3‑All, Love‑40, it’s a moment when it’s not in your control anymore. But I fought, I tried, I believed. At the end I got it done. Roger Federer, Swiss tennis player

  15. There’s going to be ups and downs. Whether you’re up two sets to Love, down two sets to Love, all it takes is playing 5% better than your opponent when you’re down two sets to Love and you’re going to win that set. James Blake, American tennis player

  16. I know it has a meaning. I don’t know exactly if it’s because you’re losing, 40-Love. I don’t know. I didn’t actually thought too much about that. I have to find out just to be prepared for the next time. Garbiñe Muguruza, Spanish-Venezuelan tennis player


Tennis Quotes About ‘Love’ and Life (Unknow Authors)


  1. In tennis “love” is something you “don’t want”.

  2. Tennis is life, and love is just the beginning.

  3. Life is like a tennis match. If you want to win, you must serve well, return well, play coolly, and always remember that the game begins with ‘love all.

  4. ‘Love’ is definitely not your goal on the tennis court. But off it, love rules.

  5. Love means nothing to a tennis player.

  6. Although in the game of tennis, love may equate to nothing, it is at this very juncture of zero that all possibilities are born.

  7. Tennis love means nothing.

  8. In the game of tennis, love holds no significance; however, in life, it reigns as the ultimate prize.



A fun quiz is a great way to summarize the lessons we can take from these inspiring quotes. This fun quiz is intended to help you remember the key ideas and takeaways from the quotes in our blog post.

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Also See:

Inspiring Tennis Quotes About Life

Encouraging Tennis Quotes About Winning


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