Nadal moves ahead of Sampras, LeBron tips his cap and more
Rafael NadalDe Facto number one -- it's only a matter of time before it's official -- continues his tear, winning the Rogers Cup Toronto Masters Series event, taking out surprise candidate Nicolas Kiefer in the final. Consider this: Nadal has now won more TMS titles than Pete Sampras.
Dinara SafinaRussian wins her second title of the year in L.A., beating Flavia Pennetta in the final.
Gilles SimonAnother fine week for ascending Frenchman includes an upset win over Roger Federer in Toronto.
Bethanie MattekAmerican builds on her Wimbledon success by reaching semis in L.A.
Toronto Tennis FansA rough week of weather but the fans' faith was rewarded as the hottest player in the game lasted all week and a Canadian won the doubles.
LeBron JamesNice lid.
Doubles WinnersChan and Chuan in L.A. Nestor and Zimonjic in Toronto.
Beach TennisPersonally. We miss Speedminton, but various former WTA pros, including Natasha Zvereva, will be competing in a beach tennis event.
Jelena JankovicSerb reaches L.A. semis but loss to Safina costs her a shot at the No. 1 ranking.
Roger FedererThe woes continue with a mystifying defeat in Toronto at the hands of Simon. Is there any doubt the guy could use a few months off?
Television coverageAssuming the whole purpose of the U.S. Open was cohesive television, why were some viewers watching the Toronto final on tape delay?
Nicole VaidisovaAfter her run the Wimbledon quarters, Vaidisova reverted to her spring form, winning just four games against Mattek.