- n one of the four competitions in an elimination tournament whose winners go on to play in the semifinals
- USA's Dwyane Wade leaps to pass during the Olympic mens basketball quarterfinal game against Austrailia.
- Late in her quarterfinal match, foes began charging that the formidable Seles' most effective weapon is not her racquet but her racket: the unnerving grunts and shrieks with which .
- Diego Maradona uses his fist to score a goal against England in the 1986 World Cup quarterfinal in Mexico.
- Oliver Bierhoff in Independent Online
It's not the case, Ballack visited the team in Sicily before the tournament and it was always agreed that he would visit for the quarterfinal. It is an unfortunate coincidence that Ballack's departure and Lahm's statement coincided,Bierhoff...
- Roger Federer in Shanghai Daily
God, I can't wait for Paris and Wimbledon to come around next year again, that's for sure,a downbeat Federer told reporters. "People think quarters is shocking, but people would die to play in quarterfinal stages of grand slams."
- Wesley Sneijder in The Daily Star
He added: "We're in the last four of the world. To beat Brazil 2-1 in the quarterfinal, you have to be pleased with that. But in the next days, we will have to get our heads in focus again."