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Posted: Monday October 6, 2008 1:12PM; Updated: Monday October 6, 2008 1:12PM
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Hard-working Jankovic back on top

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Jelena Jankovic
Jelena Jankovic
Hardest working woman in show biz backs up China Open win by taking the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix event in Stuttgart this week, beating Nadia Petrova in the final. In the never-ending game of hot potato, she's now ranked No. 1.
 
Tomas Berdych
Tomas Berdych
Czech turns in his best result of an otherwise disappointing year, beating Andy Roddick and then Juan Martin Del Potro to win the AIG Tennis Open. More surprising than Berdych's title: AIG is still sponsoring sporting events?
 
Dmitry Tursunov
Dmitry Tursunov
Russian wins his fifth career title taking down crowd favorite Paul Henri Mathieu in the final to win in Metz.
 
Sorana Cirstea
Sorana Cirstea
Remember the name. Romanian teen saves a match point in the final to beat Sabine Lisicki and win the Tashkent Open, her first WTA title.
 
Caroline Wozniacki
Caroline Wozniacki
Great Dane -- potentially a top tenner by year's end -- wins her third title, taking the AIG Japan Open.
 
Maria Sharapova
Maria Sharapova
Donates herself to charity. If her new "date" has any tips re: how to recover from shoulder trouble, so much the better.
 
Doubles Winners
Doubles Winners
Youzhny and Zverev in Tokoyo. Wild cards Patty Schnyder (left) and Anna-Lena Groenefeld (who's suddenly having a tremendous year) in Stuttgart. They beat top seeds Peschke and Stubbs in the final. Olaru and Savchuk in Tashkent. Craybas and Erakovic in Tokyo. Llodra and Clement in Metz.
 
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Nice to see former No. 1 back in the public eye, candid about his fitness issues.
 
Richard Krajicek
Richard Krajicek
Dutchman wins his maiden BlackRock title beating Goran Ivanisevic 7-6, 7-5 in front of his home fans at the AFAS Classics in Eindhoven, Holland.
Deuce
 
Venus Williams
Venus Williams
Scored a nice win over Dinara Safina en route to reaching Stuttgart semis. But squanders a lead in loss to Jankovic.
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Serena Williams
Serena Williams
Top seed in Stuttgart loses first match to Li Na -- ironically Venus' slayer in the Olympics -- costing her both the Porsche and No. 1 ranking. Then she pulls out of the doubles and the Kremlin Cup event this week.
 
Ivo Karlovic
Ivo Karlovic
Top seed in Metz loses first match to Carlos Moya. (Though, in fairness, is this really much of an upset?)
 
Croatia
Croatia
Punished and fined an undisclosed amount for utilizing an illegally fast court surface during last week's Davis Cup tie.

 
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