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Rafael NadalThe clay streak now stands at 72 matches, as Spaniard wins Barcelona hat trick, taking out Guillermo Cañas in the final. We'd like to see the Vegas line on Nadal winning the French again.
Paul-Henri MathieuErratic Frenchman wins first title in five years, taking Casablanca, Morocco, crown.
Gisela DulkoArgentine scores first WTA title of her career, beating Romania's Sorana-Mihaela Cirstea in the Budapest, Hungary, final.
Donald YoungAmerican teenager won the first pro title of his career the week before last, taking gold at the Little Rock, Ark., future event. En route to the finals, Young beat Harel Levy, once a top-30 player. Nice result, and you have to hope there are more of these on the horizon.
Billie Jean KingAs part of a 60th birthday gift, BJK took a cameo role as a judge in last week's Law & Order. (No truth to the rumor that, in exchange, Fred Thompson will be an honorary World TeamTennis mascot this summer.)
Andy RoddickAccording to tax filings obtained by The Wall Street Journal, among athletes' charitable foundations, his is the 10th largest. (Andre Agassi's is third behind Tiger Woods' and Lance Armstrong's.)
Doubles winnersAndrei Pavel and Alex Waske beating Nadal and Bartolome Salva-Vidal in Barcelona. The unseeded team of Jordan Kerr and Dave Skoch in Casablanca. Szavay and Uhlirova in Budapest.
|Who||All Tied Up?|
Sam QuerreyYoung American dealt an early-round defeat, but good for him showing his face in Barcelona. (And he won his first match at Estoril, Portugal, on Sunday.)