The choreographic process is exhausting. It happens on one's feet after hours of work, and the energy required is roughly the equivalent of writing a novel and winning a tennis match simultaneously.
What is the single most important quality in a tennis champion? I would have to say desire, staying in there and winning matches when you are not playing that well.
Greatest thing in life: Winning a tennis match. Second greatest thing in life: Losing a tennis match
So this is it. Match point for eternity.
Besser kann Fernsehen nicht sein als beim Tennis.
Tennis is a perfect combination of violent action taking place in an atmosphere of total tranquillity.
Billie Jean King
Winning takes talent, to repeat takes character.