...But from the moment Oudin came on court, my attention was all hers. She was playing against Maria Sharapova, a player who normally attracts the support of American audiences everywhere. In fact, it has become almost convenient to forget that Sharapova, with her unshakable American accent, is not actually American.
My prediction was that Sharapova was in for the shock of her life. I announced that not only would the crowd support Oudin but that it would root against Maria. And we did...
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