DIED French tennis player Mathieu Montcourt, 24, who was ranked 119th in the world, had just begun a six-week suspension--for betting on matches in which he did not play--when he was found dead July 7 in Paris. The cause of death was not immediately known.

A renowned modernist painter, Tyeb Mehta, 84, made history at a 2005 auction when his Mahisasura, which depicts a goddess defeating a demon, sold for nearly $1.6 million, the highest sum ever paid for the work of a living Indian artist.

Mollie Sugden, 86, was already a familiar face on British television, but her role as...

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