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Serena wins Wimbledon again


July 7
Dick's Stock Watch identifies whose stock is up and whose is down over the past week across the world of sports.


Serena Williams and Roger Federer -- Both are 21 years old and both won Wimbledon singles titles Sunday. Serena has already won six Grand Slam championships in her young career. She topped her older sister, Venus, in this year's dramatic final to win her second straight Wimbledon women's title. Federer won his first by beating Mark Philippoussis.

Martina Navratilova -- Navratilova tied Billie Jean King's record with her 20th Wimbledon title, winning the mixed doubles. Martina also says she loves the Sarasota area -- she lives down here now.

Lou Piniella -- The Tampa Bay Devil Rays manager gets a "stock up" for dyeing his hair blonde after the Devil Rays won three in a row. Then his team lost on Sunday to the White Sox.

GM Ken Williams -- The Chicago White Sox GM was on the hot seat earlier this year, and some felt he would be fired. Now he should be praised for making two key deals, adding Carl Everett in center and Roberto Alomar at second base.

Cincinnati Reds -- The Reds were swept by Mets in three-game series. Cincinnati has dropped four straight, and Ken Griffey Jr. has to pick it up.

Los Angeles Dodgers -- The Dodgers are really struggling, going 1-8 in their past nine games. Where has the offense been? The pitching has been super all season. The Dodgers have scored just 14 runs in those nine games.

Minnesota Twins --The Twins have also hit hard times, going 6-16 in their past 22 games.

Kerry Wood -- The Chicago Cubs' starter was hot until he faced the Cardinals on Friday. He gave up seven earned runs and six walks in just three innings.

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