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Venus WilliamsV-Train "pulls a Serena," returning from a long absence to storm to the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships & The Cellular South Cup title in Memphis, waxing Shahar Peer in the final. (Yes, the same Shahar Peer who served for the match against Serena in Australia.)
Roger FedererEclipses Jimmy Connors with his 161st straight week at No. 1.
Tommy HaasCaps a terrific week of tennis by beating Andy Roddick in the Memphis final. German fails to so much as face a break point the entire week in his run to title defense.
Justine HeninThe queen of Dubai retains her throne, beating Amelie Mauresmo in the Duty Free Open. JH (JH-H no more) is now 16-0 at the event for her career.
Mikhail YouzhnyRussian continues his knack of winning big matches, taking out both Novak Djokovic (staving off three match points) and then Ivan Ljubicic to win ABN Amro event in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Juan (Principality) MonacoArgentine wins first ATP tournament in hometown, taking Copa Telmex event in Buenos Aires.
All-England ClubFalls in line with other Grand Slams and announces that Wimbledon will offer equal prize money for men and women. (Public pressure could not be reached for comment.)
Anders JarrydSwede wins his first ever BlackRock Tour of Champions title with a stunning 6-4, 6-2 victory over Henri Leconte in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Doubles winnersCara Black and Liezel Huber in Dubai. Aussies Nicole Pratt and Bryanne Stewart in Memphis. Eric Buturac and Jamie (Andy's older bro) Murray in Memphis, this a week after they won in San Jose, Calif. Garcia and Prieto in Buenos Aires. Martin Dam and Leander Paes in Rotterdam.
ABN Amro tournamentThe Dutch event received the ATP award for the world's most media-friendly professional tennis tournament.
Tzipora ObzilerIsraeli vet cracks the top 100 after 17 years of competitive tennis.
Anna KournikovaSigns a deal with K Swiss.
Mirjana LucicReceives wild card to Indian Wells. It's still early in the comeback, but this is a story worth following.
UC Santa CruzBanana Slugs (yes, that's their nickname) win ITA Division III Men's National Team Indoor Championships in St. Peter, Minn.
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Andy RoddickScores a revenge win against Andy Murray in Memphis semis. Then comes out flat against Haas in the final.
Martin VerkerkEndearing Dutchman loses first match in Rotterdam but nice to see the big fella back in action.
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David NalbandianLoses early in the convoluted round robin at Copa Telemex.
Gaston GaudioBooed off court in Buenos Aires loss. Could this be right? The 2004 French Open champ hasn't won a match since the '06 U.S. Open.
Gael MonfilsErratic Frenchman loses first match in Rotterdam to lucky loser Dennis van Scheppingen. Dude, pick a coach already.