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Serena Williams
Serena Williams wins Player of the Year 2008 award
Top-ranked Serena Williams has been named the WTA Tour Player of the Year for the second time in her career.

The 10-time Grand Slam champion, who won the same award in 2002, claimed the US Open title last year and reached the Wimbledon final.
Bernard d’Espagnat Wins 2009 Templeton Prize
Bernard d’Espagnat, a French physicist and philosopher of science whose explorations of the philosophical implications of quantum physics have opened new vistas on the definition of reality and the potential limits of knowable science, has won the 2009 Templeton Prize.
According to Mercer survey, ‘2009Quality of Living global city rankings’ for 215 cities, Bangalore has toppedthe list among Indian cities.

Russian-French mathematician receives the Abel Prize
The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2009 to the Russian-French mathematician Mikhail Leonidovich Gromov (65) for “his revolutionary contributions to geometry”. The Abel Prize recognizes contributions of extraordinary depth and influence to the mathematical sciences and has been awarded annually since 2003.