By John JeansonneACE

The doubles team of Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi is seeking permission to play each other in a peace exhibition of singles tennis on the India-Pakistan border. Bopanna, the Indian, would play on the Pakistani side of the border and Qureshi, who is Pakistani, would play on the Indian side.


Andy Roddick's early loss in Washington will mean that next week's rankings will be the first since 1973 that will not have

an American man in the Top 10.


U.S. pros Sam Querrey and the Bryan twins, Bob and Mike, had just finished a clinic Tuesday on the South Lawn of the White House, part of First Lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" campaign to fight childhood obesity, "when Barack kind of popped up around the corner," Querrey said. "He said, 'Hey, guys, what's up?' Nobody saw him coming."


A shoulder injury forced Victoria Azarenka of Belarus out of the San Diego event just after she enjoyed a nice week in which she turned 21, won the Stanford title over Maria Sharapova and displayed a new attitude in place of her past grumpiness, on and off the court.

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