I would not have taken Maria Sharapova for a tea person.But here we are, standing in her kitchen parsing the finer points of grated ginger and stainless-steel infusers.I don’t even drink tea, but we both have rotten colds, so Sharapova has conjured the most delicious hot beverage I’ve ever tasted in a teapot made entirely of glass.The elixir is electric greenish-yellow—the color of a tennis ball—and one of the only splashes of color in the pristine white-and-gray Minimalist house that Sharapova spent three years building in Manhattan Beach, California. “Nowhere will you find a clue,” she says, laughing.“Open your heart and see how she reacts,” Spira says.“You don’t need to talk about everything that went wrong in the relationship.
After watching the crowd (who were all so friendly), they were so much more receptive to one another than the usual club gathering.
Upon arrival, women attendees get padlocks and men get keys.
Each time their hardware matches, its turned in for a new set of hardware and each person gets another raffle ticket for great prizes donated by local businessesor maybe even a date?
She knows, you know—keep the conversation light.” 5.
Own up: If she seems open, and you want to step up for another at-bat, acknowledge your shortcomings.