Wozniak's wonder, Simon's take and American knees
Aleksandra WozniakCanadian qualifier stuns the field win Bank of the West Classic, beating Serena Williams (by retirement) and then Marion Bartoli in the final. This on the eve of the Rogers Cup and days after Daniel Nestor's Wimbledon doubles title. Thankfully Tom Tebbutt is there to chronicle these halcyon days for Canadian tennis.
Juan Martin del PotroArgen-teen wins his second title in eight days, pasting Jurgen Melzer to win the Austrian Open in Kitzbuhel.
Gilles SimonTake that, Brad Gilbert. Frenchman wins his maiden title in Indianapolis, beating Dmitry Tursunov in the final.
Pauline ParmentierFrench prospect beat qualifier Lucie Hradecka in the triumph at Bad Gastein.
Fernando VerdascoSpaniard wins second career title, outlasting Igor Andreev 7-6 in the third to prevail in Umag.
Albert MontanesMore Spaniard success as fifth seed in Amersfoort wins maiden ATP title.
Doubles WinnersBlack and Huber at Stanford. Mertinak and Pala in Umag. Cermak and Wassen in Amersfoort. Fisher and Phillips in Indy. Cerretani and Hanescu in Kitzbuhel. Hlavackova and Hradecka in Bad Gastein.
Bud CollinsGet well soon.
Michelle Larcher de BritoFifteen year-old qualifies at Stanford, wins a few rounds and gives Serena Williams a tough match in round three..
Tennis Canada and Rogers Communications Inc.Announced a three-year renewal of title sponsorship for Rogers Cup in both Toronto and Montreal. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, however the contract will extend through the 2011 event.
Rafael NadalWhen "People" magazine runs a topless beach shot of you under the heading "Treasure Chest", you know you've made it in the States.
Goran IvanisevicWon the inaugural Turkcell Legends Cup in Istanbul, Turkey to take his first BlackRock Tour of Champions title of 2008 and jump to No. 1 in the South African Airways Champions Tour Rankings.
American knee injuriesSerena Williams, Venus Williams and Lindsay Davenport all have them, ravaging the Carson draw and auguring ill for Beijing.
Hamburg lawsuitThe showdown begins, with the fate of the ATP in the balance. Couldn't this have been arbitrated?
WTASo much good has occurred on Larry Scott's watch. But the quiet decision to extend the "experiment" of on-court coaching is not among the highlights.
Dominika CibulkovaUnless an ambulance is summoned, retiring when you're down 3-5, 0-40 is really bad form.