"Five years ago she didn't know the first thing about tennis and now she's taking lessons and says, 'It looked so easy when you were doing it. Now I see it's pretty tough what you're doing out there,' " Blake said. "That hopefully has created a fan."
Blake was in Albany playing a World TeamTennis match for the New York Sportimes. Informed of Blake's comments, Sportimes owner Claude Okin joked: "If the most effective way to make them fans is for you to marry them, it's going to be a slow process."