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Nadal, Safina ablaze heading into Beijing Olympics

From the scorching Rafael Nadal to the glacial Roger Federer, Ravi Ubha looks at who's hot and who's not heading into the Olympics.

Updated: August 7, 2008, 10:48 AM ET
By Ravi Ubha | Special to ESPN.com

The rankings make for interesting reading these days.

Among the men's top five, who, other than incoming No. 1 Rafael Nadal, is actually flourishing?

The same can be asked of the women, who are battered by injuries. The lack of dominance at the top should make the Olympics and the U.S. Open even more compelling.

Here's a look at who's hot and who's not heading into the final two major events of the 2008 season.

Who's hot

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