Okay, I will return this serve. I can do this. (shouts) I’M READY. (jumps out of the way of an imaginary ball). ARGG! I WASN’T READY. You have to wait a second after somebody says they’re ready. How can I be ready when I’m still talking? GIVE ME A SECOND, PLEASE. Okay, now I’m ready. (swings at ball) OOPS! SORRY. Oh, that was so lame. YES, I AM TRYING TO REMEMBER EVERYTHING YOU SHOWED ME. How was I supposed to absorb any of that with you standing so close to me? This was a bad idea. I look like an idiot. What kind of mother gives her daughter tennis lessons for her birthday? I can’t play tennis! That’s why I’m giving you lessons, she says, you’ll learn. This is so embarrassing. YES, GET SOME WATER… by all means… NO, I’M FINE, THANKS. Will this hour never end? How could anyone possibly return a serve from a guy who’s played at Wimbledon?…..
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- Written by: Talia Pura