By Jon Wertheim
March 03, 2008
Who Why They're Up
Lindsay Davenport
Mom wins 55th title of her career, taking the crown at the Regions Morgan Keegan tournament in Memphis.
Elena Dementieva
Wins the booty at the Dubai Championships, taking out Svetlana Kuznetsova in still another all-Russian final. Is there a player more prone to following up bad losses with good wins and vice versa?
Steve Darcis
Little-known Belgian scores second-career title, beating Robin Söderling (a finalist for the second consecutive week) and wins upset-mottled Memphis.
Nicolás Almagro
Determined Spaniard triumphs in Abierto Mexicano Telcel in Acapulco, beating David Nalbandian in the final.
Flavia Pennetta
Italian vet beats France's Alizé Cornet (a potential future star) to win the Acapulco ladies' event.
Sergiy Stakhovsky
Lucky loser indeed. Ukranian falls in Zagreb, Croatia, qualifying and then returns to win the title, beating Ivan Ljubicic in the final.
Kim Clijsters
Former No. 1 and her husband, American basketball player Brian Lynch, are the proud parents of a baby girl, Jada.
Doubles winners
Cara Black and Liezel Huber in Dubai. Paul Hanley and Jordan (Don't call me Mark) Kerr in Zagreb. Mahesh Bhupathi and Mark Knowles in Memphis. Olivier Marach and Michal Mertinak; Nuria Llagostera Vives and María José Martínez Sánchez in Acapulco. Davenport and Lisa Raymond in Memphis.
Francesca Schiavone
Scores biggest win of her career, beating No. 1 Justine Henin in Dubai.
Mark Miles
Former ATP chief is helping Indianapolis land the Super Bowl in 2012. He eagerly awaits approval from the ITF.
Who All tied up?
Amélie Mauresmo
Loses in semis of Dubai to Kuznetsova but nice to see former No. 1 win a few matches.
Donald Young
Puts together some nice wins in Memphis. But then squanders a match point in quarterfinal loss to Jonas Bjorkman.
Who Why They're Down
Federico Luzzi
Italian faces sanctions for gambling on more than 800 ATP matches.
Justine Henin
World No. 1 loses a pair of breakers in Dubai, falling to Schiavone.
Venus Williams
Top seed and defending champ in Memphis loses opening round to the always-dangerous Petra Kvitova. Go figure.

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