Rogers Cup showcases different looks in men's and women's tennis

Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Serena Williams of the U.S. dance Gangnam Style during the Kids Tennis...

Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Serena Williams of the U.S. dance Gangnam Style during the Kids Tennis Day at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 12, 2013. (REUTERS/Damir Sagolj)

MIKE KOREEN, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 1:04 PM ET

Same sport, completely different dominant story-lines.

As tennis gets its week in the spotlight in Canada this week with the Rogers Cup, the men's and women's games have almost opposite looks at the top of the charts.

While the historically dominant women appear to be fading heading into Montreal, the marquee men are going strong entering Toronto – save for Rafael Nadal, who is out temporarily with a wrist injury.

“There's a great contrast to the men's game (with the women),” said ESPN analyst and former world top-five player Pam Shriver. “The big four (in the men's game) are saying they're really not ready to let it go yet.


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