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Posted: Monday July 28, 2008 11:31AM; Updated: Monday July 28, 2008 3:25PM
Jon Wertheim Jon Wertheim >
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Nadal moves ahead of Sampras, LeBron tips his cap and more

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Rafael Nadal
Rafael Nadal
De 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 Safina
Dinara Safina
Russian wins her second title of the year in L.A., beating Flavia Pennetta in the final.
 
Gilles Simon
Gilles Simon
Another fine week for ascending Frenchman includes an upset win over Roger Federer in Toronto.
 
Bethanie Mattek
American builds on her Wimbledon success by reaching semis in L.A.
 
Toronto Tennis Fans
Toronto Tennis Fans
A 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 James
LeBron James
Nice lid.
 
Doubles Winners
Doubles Winners
Chan and Chuan in L.A. Nestor and Zimonjic in Toronto.
 
Beach Tennis
Beach Tennis
Personally. We miss Speedminton, but various former WTA pros, including Natasha Zvereva, will be competing in a beach tennis event.
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Jelena Jankovic
Jelena Jankovic
Serb reaches L.A. semis but loss to Safina costs her a shot at the No. 1 ranking.
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Roger Federer
Roger Federer
The 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 coverage
Television coverage
Assuming the whole purpose of the U.S. Open was cohesive television, why were some viewers watching the Toronto final on tape delay?
 
Nicole Vaidisova
Nicole Vaidisova
After her run the Wimbledon quarters, Vaidisova reverted to her spring form, winning just four games against Mattek.

 
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