Monday July 20th, 2009

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Richard Gasquet
Richard Gasquet
His drug suspension was reduced from two years to 10 weeks. A rare victory for common sense.
 
Robin Soderling
Robin Soderling
The Rafael Nadal-slayer is still riding high, taking the Bastad title, the first Swede to do since his coach, Magnus Norman, in 2000. The French Open runner-up didn't drop a set in four matches, finishing it off against Juan Monaco.
 
Jeremy Chardy
Jeremy Chardy
The promising French prospect won the first title of his ascending career, beating Victor Hanescu in Stuttgart. Chardy jumped from No. 43 to No. 32 in the ATP rankings.
 
Flavia Pennetta
Flavia Pennetta
The Italian won the first title of her career on home soil, downing countrywoman Sara (Unforced) Errani in the Palermo final. This was her seventh career title and first of 2009.
 
Sybille Bammer
Sybille Bammer
After surviving two three-setters earlier in the tournament, "Moms" won her first title of 2009 by defeating Francesca Schiavone in the Prague final.
 
Madison Keys
Madison Keys
That sound you hear is the generation of buzz for the 14-year-old.
 
Stacey Allaster
Stacey Allaster
The Canadian native was named CEO for the WTA Tour.
 
Roger Federer
Roger Federer
He was honored last week in his hometown of Basel, Switzerland. A fan dispatch: Federer "arrived early to sign autographs and then stayed after to sign the ones he didn't sign earlier."
 
Andreas Vinciguerra
Andreas Vinciguerra
Out of tennis with various injuries for the better part of the past five years, the 28-year-old Swede reached the Bastad semifinals.
 
Jeff Tarango
Jeff Tarango
Inspired by Tom Watson (?), Tarango, now 40, entered the Indy qualifying draw. He lost in the second round.
 
Hall of Fame Class of 2009
Hall of Fame Class of 2009
Watch the induction ceremony here.
 
Doubles Winners
Doubles Winners
Llagostera Vives and Martínez Sánchez in Palermo. Frantisek Cermak and Michal Mertinak -- hereafter known as "Mac and Nak" -- in Stuttgart. Jaroslav Levinsky and Filip Polasek in Bastad. The Bondarenko sisters (Alona and Kateryna, left) in Prague.
 
Tennis Twittering
Tennis Twittering
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World Team Tennis
WTT Smackdown
That's a lot of intensity for a match played on a multicolored court.
 
Fernando Verdasco
Fernando Verdasco
As top seed, the Spaniard retired in the Bastad quarterfinals with a calf injury.
 
Andy Roddick
Andy Roddick
The Wimbledon finalist pulled out of Indianapolis with that hip flexor injury. "I just don't feel like I was 100 percent ready to compete in a tournament yet," Roddick told reporters.

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