19 Total Quotes

Larry Scott Quotes

There's no limit to how many times a player can ask a chair umpire to check out a mark but it doesn't mean the chair umpire is obliged to get out of the chair.
Larry Scott
#Ask

Wimbledon has failed to do the right thing and continues to promote inequality in pay across the board between men and women. In the 21st century, it is morally indefensible that women competitors in a grand slam tournament should be receiving considerably less prize money than their male counterparts.
Larry Scott
#Inequality

What Kim has accomplished over the past year to become No. 1 again is truly remarkable. With the incredible depth in today's game, reaching the top of the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour rankings is an incredible feat.
Larry Scott
#Past

We do not see a pattern; it's not like there's one injury befalling tennis players like, say, ankle injuries, ... to continue to improve the schedule to allow for appropriate rest.
Larry Scott
#Tennis

The tragedy to so many human lives caused by Hurricane Katrina has touched all of us.
Larry Scott
#Tragedy

I wouldn't really be that disappointed ... I'd go on vacation.
Larry Scott
#Vacation

There are lots of kids getting more serious about their tennis at a much earlier age than elsewhere.
Larry Scott
#Age And Aging

The addition of a touch of fashion adds that extra element of entertainment to the most important event on the WTA Tour calendar,
Larry Scott
#Entertainment

We all have seen matches turn on questionable calls. With all that's on the line in tennis these days, we felt we had to pursue every means possible to utilize technology to make sure that calls were accurate.
Larry Scott
#Tennis

He has given a lot to the sport, so it's a big ego boost to come here and have people want to see him.
Larry Scott
#Ego

They didn't give up, I have to give them credit for that.
Larry Scott
#Credit

There have been quite a few notable matches over the past couple of years where the line calls were questionable and in fact proved to be wrong. So much is on the line. The opportunity to know the right call is impossible to resist.
Larry Scott
#Past

Don't worry about them going downtown and dealing with highways. Focus on just getting them up and down the street. Take little steps.
Larry Scott
#Focus

We felt that we had to pursue every means possible to utilize technology to make sure that calls were accurate without losing the human element of officials on court.
Larry Scott
#Technology

Nothing is more important to us than issues involving the health and safety of our players.
Larry Scott
#Health

In the 21st century, it is morally indefensible that women competitors in a Grand Slam tournament should be receiving considerably less prize money than their male counterparts.
Larry Scott
#Women

Wimbledon represents so much that is good about modern British society, but inequality should not be part of the Wimbledon brand.
Larry Scott
#Inequality

It's not about the money, neither for the club nor the players. It's certainly not about Wimbledon needing cash with their declared profit of £25 million. They are clearly trying to make a statement. On the one hand, they say they cherish the players and the champions, and on the other hand, they are telling the world that Venus Williams is less of a champion than Roger Federer.
Larry Scott
#Money

Part of my surprise is that British culture is much more aligned with American and Australian culture, and this is a cultural and social issue, not a financial issue. Part of my surprise is that Wimbledon is the last one standing.
Larry Scott
#Culture