Statement wins

Monday February 19th, 2007

WhoWhy They're Up
Amelie Mauresmo
Big (and much-needed) win for Frenchwoman, taking out sentimental favorite Kim Clijsters to win the Antwerp, Belgium, Diamond Games.
Andy Murray
Scottish King defends his San Jose, Calif., title, beating Andy Roddick in the semis and then Ivo Karlovic in the final.
Guillermo Canas
Upsets top seed Juan Carlos Ferrero in the Brazil Open final to win his first tournament since returning from a doping ban.
Gilles Simon
Frenchman beats Marcos Baghdatis to win Marseille, France, event.
Yaroslava Shvedova
Little-known Russian wins first title in Bangalore, India. Beats favorite Sania Mirza in the semis and then top seed Mara Santangelo in the final.
Sam Querrey
Another event, another fine showing, But could someone teach this kid some tennis history?
Benny Becker
Agassi-slayer continues to build momentum, beating Marat Safin in San Jose. Note the quotes.
Gustavo Kuerten
Guga wins his first match since 2005 at the Brazil Open.
Mirjana Lucic
Wunderkind-turned-tragic-tale wins qualifying match in Memphis.
Phil King
Vania's big brother qualifies in San Jose.
WhoAll tied up?
Jeremy Chardy
French teenager loses match in Marseille, but one could do worse than falling 6-7 (1), 7-6 (4), 7-6 (6) to veteran Jarkko Nieminen.
Marcos Baghdatis
Pulls out of Rotterdam event citing a "wrist injury" the day he wins handily in Marseille. And they wonder why this sport has a credibility gap.
WhoWhy They're Down
James Blake
Slumping American falls early in San Jose to Karlovic.
Dubai Open
Event loses both Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova to pull-outs.
Marseille seeds
Nikolay Davydenko (pictured), Ivan Ljubicic and Mario Ancic all bow out in round one.

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