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Kiss From A Rose

Even with her doping ban reduced, Maria Sharapova remains a spectator. So to exercise her competitive juices she decided to play softball instead. Celebrating what she deemed a “repudiation” of her suspension by the ITF, Sharapova got lobbed sitters from … Continue reading

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Racket Attack

After more than a month since their split, Roger Federer’s racket has decided to break his silence. The scorned Wilson frame famous for its precise shot-making helped Federer win more Grand Slams than any other male player. However, a recent … Continue reading

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Parsing P-Mac

Several weeks ago, Wayne Bryan – tennis coach, dad, and cheerleader – sent a lengthy, critical open letter to the USTA. He essentially characterized the organization’s player development program as being a rudderless money pit. The attention Bryan’s attack drew … Continue reading

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A Nelly Olson Australian Open

              I’m still thinking about the Australian Open. While exciting at times, was there really much that we haven’t seen before? In fact, it felt a little bit of a tournament Nellie Olson would … Continue reading

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Backhands and Compliments – WTA Edition

              Is anybody NOT ready for a week off? Kimiko Date Krumm qualified for Cincy, fell in the tub and hurt her hand. Venus Williams got a virus. Kim Clijsters hurt her stomach. Victoria … Continue reading

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Wimbledon Preview – WTA Edition

Let’s Transition! Are the few weeks between Roland Garros and Wimbledon really a transition period? Transitions should be a longer process, but in tennis things move quickly. After the long, demanding clay court season, suddenly this old fashioned surface with … Continue reading

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Backhands and Compliments – WTA Edition

Bellissima! That’s what Lea Pericoli exclaimed as she waited for Maria Sharapova to accept her Italian Open trophy yesterday in Rome. Pericoli practically pushed Samantha Stosur off the stand to make room for Maria. And the rest of the old … Continue reading

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