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Surprise results in Davis Cup action…Final Four underway

A bit of a shock in Davis Cup action today from Geneva, Switzerland.  Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka fell in four tough sets to the team from Kazakhstan (two of the sets they lost were decided by tie breaks).  Wawrinka … Continue reading

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NCAA Final Four set, Djokovic over Nadal, and more!

The Final Four is set…Florida (over Dayton, 62-52, yes the clock struck midnight for this year’s Cinderella); Wisconsin over Arizona, 64-63 in OT ( I was pulling for Arizona); U Conn over Michigan State, 60-54; and finally, late this afternoon … Continue reading

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Serena is the Champion in Miami, and oh that Dance!

Serena Williams is the Champion!  Once again, Serena has won the Sony Open in Miami, coming back from a 2-5 deficit in the first set to defeat Li Na, 7-5, 6-1.  Take note…Li Na played well, she is after all … Continue reading

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Sony Open results

Sony Open in Key Biscayne rolls on and some results are as expected, some unexpected!  Serena Williams took care of Maria Sharapova, 6-2, 6-3.  The scoreline is a bit deceptive, fairly close match but Serena did what she does, beat … Continue reading

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Surviving “Paradise” and Federer upset (bummer!)

I missed Surviving “Paradise” day yesterday (Wednesday) so here we are a day late and a dollar short (literally)!!  Also, to add insult to injury, Roger Federer was upset last night in Miami by K. Nishikori in the quarterfinals at … Continue reading

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Big day at Sony Open…all the top men in action (Round of 16)

What a huge day of tennis is on tap today from the Sony Open in Miami…the round of 16 for the men…all the top guys in action.  Sandwiched in between…two women’s quarterfinals! The men’s lineup is as follows: Djokovic vs. … Continue reading

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More Sony Open results…and “the Dance”

How about a few more results from the Sony Open in Miami!  Venus Williams won in three sets yesterday, defeating Dellacque of USA!  So nice to see Venus back to winning matches.  Also, Caroline Wozniacki took American Sloane Stephens to … Continue reading

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Federer on fire in hot Miami…also March Madness!!

Roger Federer is on fire in the muggy heat of Miami…I will have what he is having!  He is looking good!  Still have to say, 80-90 percent humidity, not for me…that 80 degrees plus with no humidity in the California … Continue reading

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Mr. Federer to serve in Miami

Mr. Federer to serve in Miami…as the Sony Open gets underway in full swing.  Roger won his match today over the big serving Croatian I. Karlovic, 6-4, 7-6.  Fed looked very good, very few unforced errors, hit the ball crisply … Continue reading

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Wednesday, Surviving “Paradise” day! and so much more!

It is Wednesday (I think) and that means Surviving “Paradise” day…the day I unabashedly promote my book Surviving “Paradise” by Susan Willoch Shaver.  Please check it out at Amazon.com!  It is available for $8.99 in paperback, $4.99 in kindle edition, … Continue reading

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