Monday June 16th, 2008

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Roger Federer
Roger Federer
Back on the grass, Federer shows no ill effects from the Paris beatdown and takes the Halle title yet again, beating Philipp (Wimbledon dark horse) Kohlschreiber in the final.
 
Rafael Nadal
Rafael Nadal
The "Wimbledon favorite" talk will only amplify after Nadal beat Roddick and Djokovic en route to winning the Artois Championships.
 
Kateryna Bondarenko
Kateryna Bondarenko
Second half of Ukrainian sister act wins her first WTA title, taking Birmingham event. Her opponent in the final was Yanina Wickmayer, suggesting reports of Belgium's tennis demise might be exaggerated.
 
Nikolay Davydenko
Nikolay Davydenko
Russian wins the Orange Warsaw Open, beating Tommy Robredo in the final. A title is a title but one would be within their rights to wonder why Davydenko and others are playing a clay event a week before Wimbledon.
 
Maria Kirilenko
Maria Kirilenko
Again, we might question why a player with credible Wimbledon aspirations is playing a clay event, but let the record show that Kirilenko won the Barcelona title. In the final, she beat María José Martínez Sánchez, 6-0, 6-2, meaning the losing finalist had twice as many names as games.
 
Jim Courier
Jim Courier and Monica Seles
The retired stars will be celebrating by appearing in New York Thursday at various HSBC locations.
 
Wimbledon
Wimbledon Suicide Pool
Everyone in here.
 
Doubles Winners
Doubles winners
Nestor and Zimonjic at Queen's Club. Youzhny and Zverev in Halle. Domínguez Lino and Parra Santonja in Barcelona. Black and Huber (the American) in Birmingham.
Deuces
Andy Murray
Andy Murray
Wins a few matches at Queens but withdraws with a thumb injury.
Nicole Vaidisova
Nicole Vaidisova
Struggling star wins a few matches in Birmingham, but then gets pasted by Bethanie Mattek.

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