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• Anna Chakvetadze, a 2007 U.S. Open semifinalist, is running for office in Russia. I hope her diplomacy skills have evolved since Russia's Fed Cup tie against Israel (video above). For Russia's sake.
• The SI.com team takes stock of Serena Williams' career.
• Novak Djokovic is feeling better, but still unsure for the Asian tournaments. He's using his time to visit kids as part of his first mission as a UN ambassador.
• World No. 74 Kataryna Bondarenko got married in Ukraine.
• USA Today looks at some of the storylines going into the fall.
• Peter Bodo ponders the fine line between intensity and arguing.