Best verbal volleys from 2012

Originally Published: December 26, 2012
By Kamakshi Tandon | Special to ESPN.com

As usual, players didn't just let their rackets do the talking this year. Here are some of their wittiest and most memorable verbal volleys.

1. "Now is the time for a cup of tea." -- Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, when asked if could say a word to his British fans after a tough loss to Novak Djokovic at the French Open

2. "Good morning everybody." -- Rafael Nadal, beginning his postmatch comments after the 5-hour-53-minute Australian Open final, which finished past midnight

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