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With 18 days left in the year, Dinara Safina, with one single, yet epic, blog post, surges ahead and grabs, with a vice-like grip, the trophy for Tennis Blogger of the Year. That's right, the rest of us can just close our laptops, get out of our sweatpants (aka, blogger casual) and keep our little quips to ourselves. She earned it. How did she earn it? By sitting down and writing a 1700+ word, three-page,... Continue »
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More on this later. I want some time to soak this in and backstroke through my thoughts. But let me just say what I said via Twitter: Look, I know a lot of people don't like Ana. Therefore it would be really hard to understand what die-hard Ana fans have had to endure for the past two years. I'm sure that this being the internet and everything, everyone has an opinion and feels like they... Continue »
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MoLay rules. He's just...the best. As I was saying yesterday, he is the Tim Gunn of tennis. All class and charm. Which is why when Love All and I were stalking him in IW we were pleased to learn two fun MoLay facts. First, He loves ice cream. Second, he FLOVES his digital camera. It was like he just got it and he could not put it down. Here he is taking a picture of... Continue »
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62 26 61. Peppermint Patty breadsticks her. Ahem. Q. Serena sat here about an hour ago and said, We all know who is the best player in the world, and frankly it's me. DINARA SAFINA: (Laughter.) God. I so want to be in that locker room right now. And no, not for all the creepy reasons. Continue »
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Anatomy of a heist: First you need an idea man. The one who's courage, imagination and ability to think outside of the box and problem solve inspires a team of rag tag disorganized misfits. That idea man, or woman, was a person we'll just call...Tracy (alias used to protect identity). Tracy was heartbroken on Thursday night after watching Dina give up a 4-2 lead in the third to lose to Jay-Z. In her despondency she... Continue »