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A shocking reversal of fortune

Original post made on May 25, 2011

==I Cardinal loses first home match in 12 years==

Mallory Burdette has been in the spotlight several times during her young tennis career and there's no faulting her effort during the clinching point of Florida's stunning 4-3 victory over Stanford in the championship match of the NCAA women's team tennis tournament Tuesday night.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, May 24, 2011, 9:20 PM

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Posted by Jon
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on May 25, 2011 at 12:23 pm

I'm not certain "shocking" is the right description. With score tied at 3-3 Florida won a 3rd set tie breaker 8-6. That's about as close as you can get things. Last year Stanford won the other way. These were 2 good good teams battling hard and one of them just won. Great fun to watch though.


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Posted by Jim
a resident of Leland Manor/Garland Drive
on May 25, 2011 at 4:48 pm

"Shocking" probably refers to the fact that Stanford had its 184-match home court streak ended and that most figured Stanford would win on its home court...it was shocking, especially having not lost at home in more than 12 years. All you had to do was look at the Stanford players after the match....they were in shock. The writer was there, saw that and wrote it.


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