the author of S.C.O.R.E. for Life: A Secret
Formula for Thinking Like a Champion. “Or
it will result in a long period of wallowing
in negativity. This didn’t happen to James.
He had the ability to say, ‘If I’m going to
be the best in the world, it’s time to get
off the couch.’ For anyone to do this—
whether they’re athletes or not—you
need to keep your ultimate goal in mind
and then set a timeline that plots out, step
by step, how you’re going to get there.
James obviously knew where he needed
to be and did what it took to get there.”
Prospects of a No. 1 world ranking
remain elusive for any player not named
Roger Federer. But Blake says he prefers
playing in an era when a great player
sets the bar for everyone else. He beat
Federer once, at the 2008 Olympics. He’s
looking forward to doing it again.
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