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Novak DjokovicAscending Serb beats No. 3 (Andy Roddick), No. 2 (Rafael Nadal) and No. 1 (Roger Federer) to take the Rogers Cup in Montreal and rock the balance of power in the men's game.
Ana IvanovicSpeaking of ascending Serbs, A.I. beats countrywoman Jelena Jankovic in semis and Nadia Petrova in final to take East West Bank Classic in Carson, Calif.
Bud CollinsAs we all knew he would, Collins lands on feet and will begin working for ESPN. If that announcement didn't make you smile, put your cardiologist on speed dial.
Frank DancevicTo the delight of Tom Tebbutt, Canadian comer follows up strong play in Indianapolis and reaches the Rogers Cup quarters.
WTAThat Power Index seems like a cool innovation.
Thomas JohanssonIt's not everyday you see a former Grand Slam champion playing the Binghamton Challenger.
Doubles winnersPavel Vizner and Mahesh Bhupathi in Monteal. Kveta Peschke and Rennae Stubbs in Carson.
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Maria SharapovaLooked strong for early round in L.A., but pulls out of semis with leg muscle injury.
Radek StepanekStrong U.S. Open Series play continues with run to Montreal semis. Just as we were about to declare the "curse of Chuckie" no longer, he announces that the engagement to Martina Hingis is off. (And come to think of it, check out the fate that's befallen Sergio Garcia these past few weeks.)
New HavenMontreal's loss is the Elm City's gain. Serena Williams is the latest star to commit to the Pilot Pen.
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James BlakeDismal year continues with his withdrawal in Canada. At least the book is still selling.
Women's Rogers CupAs usual, the big names drop out en masse. This after 20 of the top 20 men show up in Montreal.