Monday April 20th, 2009

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Rafael Nadal
Rafael Nadal
It's clay season, engrave the trophies in advance. World No. 1 wins still another title in Monte Carlo, his fifth straight.
 
Sabine Lisicki
Sabine Lisicki
German up-and-comer beat Venus Williams and then put together three more wins to take the Family Circle Cup title in Charleston, S.C. In the finals, she beat Caroline Wozniacki.
 
Roberta Vinci
Roberta Vinci
She came, she saw, she conquered in Barcelona.
 
Andy Roddick
Andy Roddick
The second top-10 player to wed this month. And, like Pete Sampras, he gets Elton John to sing at the ceremony.
 
Christina McHale
Christina McHale
New Jerseyan dominated top-seeded Lauren Embree to win her first Easter Bowl title, in the girls' 18s ITF event at the 42nd annual national championships at the Rancho Las Palmas Resort in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Other Easter Bowl winners here.
 
Doubles Winners
Doubles Winners
Daniel Nestor and Nenad Zimonkic in Monte Carlo. Nadia Petrova (left) and Bethanie Mattek-Sands in Charleston. Nuria Llagostera Vives and María Jose Martínez Sánchez in Barcelona.
 
Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic
Not only reaches Monte Carlo final, but also stars in this all-time great commercial.
 
Bob Moran
Bob Moran
Charleston tournament director made it through the week with a broken jaw.
 
Felix Mantilla
Felix Mantilla
Completed an emotional comeback just two years after recovering from skin cancer as he became the first player in history to win an ATP Champions Tour and an ATP World Tour title in Barcelona. In the final of the Champions Cup on Sunday, Mantilla beat Albert Costa 6-4, 6-1.
 
Marion Bartoli
Marion Bartoli
Gave my son her autograph, thus making a 7-year-old's week.
 
Tennis Twittering
Tennis Twittering
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Roger Federer
Roger Federer
Still looking for traction in 2009, after falling in Monte Carlo to countryman Stan Wawrinka.
 
Williamses in Charleston
Williamses in Charleston
Serena pulls out with an injury and Venus falls to Lisicki in her second match.

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