Tennis-X Funk/Trunk: Federer, Brits Hit Skids
Who’s Got the Funk…
1. Novak DJOKOVIC
Cleans up the cash and ranking points in Dubai after all the stars drop out.
2. Mardy FISH
Overcomes final yips to beat Russian qualifier Evgeny “Anna Kournikova is my cousin — no joke — so hope I can someday win a title” Korolev in the ATP Delray Beach final.
3. Nicolas ALMAGRO
Cleaning up dirt titles down in Mexico, enjoying the week in Acapulco.
4. WTA MEXICAN SWING
The WTA implements a nice “break” in the calendar with two small Mexican claycourt events where players can either play or rest-up for the IW-Miami swing.
5. Boris BECKER
41-year-old Lonely Boris, fresh off the break-up of an engagement with his former manager’s daughter, announces he will marry hot African-Dutch 30-year-old model Lilly Kerssenberg.
…Who’s in the Trunk
5. Fernando GONZALEZ
Gonzo forced to pull from Chilean Davis Cup with back injury.
4. Sean RANDALL
Tennis-X blogger ranks on Djokovic after winning Dubai, feels the wrath of commenters.
3. Roger FEDERER
Sells out U.S. Davis Cup tie then pulls out with back injury (which X-blogger Sean Randall says is fake).
2. WTA Tour
Fines Dubai event $300K for dissing Israel’s Shahar Peer. That’s how much they paid to fill up their SUV fleet last weekend.
1. Andy MURRAY
All the hubbub over who will play No. 2 with Murray vs. the Ukraine in Davis Cup, then Murray is forced to pull out with illness. Now does Brit D-Cup captain John Lloyd regret telling Greg Rusedski to get lost?
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