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Third time’s the charm for Li Na

Here was my comment, sort of a fearless forecast, on a Facebook post made by my real-life friend, Julie Chung Wilmer, who now resides in Vietnam with her husband and a 12-year old son. (The three of them love to … Continue reading

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Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams Bagged 2013 US Open Tennis Trophy

Tennis will always be my game and an exciting one at this point in my life. Yesterday (Sept. 9) and today (Sept. 10) I watched both the women and men’s finals. This was the first time in any major tournament … Continue reading

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2013 Australian Open: Li Na Crashes Maria Sharapova

Day 11 of the Australian Open brought frustrating news to the loyal Sharapova fans when she suffered a resounding defeat (6-2, 6-2) in the hands of Li Na, the 30-year old, sixth seeded player from China. Days before Sharapova mounted … Continue reading

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2013 Australian Open: My Fearless Forecast

QUARTERFINALS MATCH Men’s Single                                                Women’s Single Djokovic (1) vs. Berdych (5)                Azarenka (1) vs. Kuznetsova Ferrer (4) vs. Almagro (6)                    Williams (3) vs. Stephens (29) Chardy vs. Murray (3)                           Na Li (6) vs. Radwanska (4) Tsonga (7) vs. Federer (2)                   … Continue reading

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Australian Open: Day 7 Highlights was Capped by a Djokovic-Wawrinka Breath-Taking Match

Day 7 was something like ordinary days when we just saw top seeded players Tommy Berdych (5), Nicolas Almagro (10), and David Ferrer (4) crushing their respective opponents in straight sets. Nothing unusual one might say, except that the women’s … Continue reading

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Australian Open: Sharapova Charges On

There had been much talk of this being a blockbuster. A Friday night lights affair on Rod Laver Arena as two erstwhile rivals went toe to toe. Except Sharapova, only 25 to Venus’s 32, didn’t come close to letting that … Continue reading

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Who Will Emerge Champion in the 2013 Australian Open?

Looking back at the stats in 2012, the professional world of tennis has been always dominated by the top four or what I would rather call the ‘Big Four’ of modern tennis. They are: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal … Continue reading

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