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Nadal, Jankovic parlay 2008 success into world No. 1 rankings

Out with the old, in with the new. That was the theme this past weekend with Rafael Nadal poised to unseat Roger Federer as the world No. 1 and Jelena Jankovic grabbing the top spot from Ana Ivanovic.

Updated: August 12, 2008, 10:51 AM ET
By Paul Grant | ESPN.com

MONTREAL -- You often don't notice it when the Earth moves beneath your feet.

Without much fanfare, the tennis world had that feeling over the weekend. With Rafael Nadal's loss in the semifinals of the Cincinnati Masters on Saturday and Jelena Jankovic's defeat in the quarterfinals of the Rogers Cup on Friday, professional tennis will have two new No. 1 players on the men's and women's sides, in the coming weeks.

The biggest change is on the men's ...

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