4 Radek Stepanek 6-3, 6-7(2), 7-6(5) to join his Swedish idols.
Soderling become the third Swede to win in Milan after Bjorn Borg (1978) and Stefan Edberg (1984)."This is a very special win because I know that Borg and Edberg had won this title," Soderling said.
One word comes to mind when I think about Jennifer Capriati playing in the 1990 French Open semifinal at 14 years old: phenom. They were with her when she became the youngest player ever to finish a season in the top 10.
A member of the International Tennis Hall of Fame, she won three singles championships in Grand Slam tournaments and a gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, reached the World No.That's the way tennis is."In the doubles final, unseeded Italians Daniele Bracciali and Giorgio Galimberti saved two match points to defeat unseeded Frenchmen Jean-Francois Bachelot and Arnaud Clement 6-7(8), 7-6(6), 6-4 for their first tour title as a team after seven Challenger titles together. 1 Amelie Mauresmo, last week's Tokyo winner and current Wimbledon holder Maria Sharapova, Russian Nadia Petrova, Frenchwoman Nathalie Dechy, Croat Karolina "The Spreminator" Sprem, Italy's Silvia Farina Elia, and Bulgaria's Maggie Maleeva.Malisse Breaks Title Jinx at ATP Delray Beach Belgian Xavier "X-Man" Malisse won his first career title in his seventh final Sunday at the ATP stop in Delray Beach, Florida, defeating Czech Jiri Novak 7-6(6), 6-2."It feels awesome," Malisse said. First round match-ups of note are (6) The Spreminator vs. the winner of Mary Pierce and Anabel "Funky Cold" Medina Garrigues.Following a first-round loss at the 1993 US Open, Capriati took a 14-month break from competitive pro tennis.Her personal struggles during this time (including arrests for shoplifting and possession of marijuana) were well-documented by the press.