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Friday, June 15, 2012

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USTA to Expand and Enhance Site of the US Open

The USTA announced details of a proposed plan for future development at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (NTC) in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, the site of the US Open.

The project will primarily entail the replacement and renovation of aging facilities and infrastructures. Most notably is the construction of two new stadia, one to replace the aging Louis Armstrong Stadium in its current location at the northeast corner of the site, and the other a brand new Grandstand Stadium, built in a different location at the southwest corner of the property.

 

Tsonga Injures Finger and Wimbledon is in Doubt

Wimbledon contender Jo-Wilfried Tsonga injured the little finger on his racquet hand during a mid-match tumble at Queen's club, with the world No. 5 is now worried about his fitness for the grass-court Grand Slam which starts in 10 days.

 

 

Roddick Gets Last-Minute Wild-Card at Eastbourne

Three-time Wimbledon finalist Andy Roddick has been thrown a lifeline and the chance to sharpen up his grass-court tennis in time for the Wimbledon start on June 25 after being handed a wild card entry into next week's Eastbourne event.

 

 

 

Bollettieri Home After Hospital Bout With Double Pneumonia

After 4 days in the hospital with double pneumonia, Nick Bollettieri is home and feeling great!  It was not a secret of Bollettieriís condition, and he was inundated at the hospital with visits, phone calls, emails, flowers, cards, food, etc., etc.  He was deeply touched by all the outpouring of love he received over the last few days!  

His assistant Tim has been terrific staying by his side, printing out all the get well messages and giving Nick updates.  The best email address for Nick is nick.bollettieri@imgworld.com.


Tennis Job of the Day

University of Chicago, Chicago Illinois is seeking a head M&W coach. Call  773 702 7681.

Bob Larsonís Tennis Jobs publishes a weekly list of available tennis jobs throughout the US market. For a free sample of the current list, just email bob@tennisnews.com and say you want a free sample.

 

A Collection of Tennis Images For Sale

A professional tennis photographer has been shooting for almost 40 years at all the major and minor tennis tournaments for the wires systems, daily newspapers, magazines and advertising agencies. He has been to venues all over the world and has compiled tennis images (archives) of all the professionals and some juniors.  The images have all been preserved in a temperature-controlled environment and are color positives (slides), color and black & white negatives and contact sheets, as well as digital. There are in excess of 400,000 images and they are for sale. Seller will transfer copyright and will give total usage to the purchaser. Lists available with players, tournaments, dates, etc. For more information please contact  954-448-4999.

 

 

Investor Wants to Buy a Club in The Great Boston Area

Investor is interested in purchasing a tennis club in the The Great Boston Area or a part of equity. Long-term leasing with the buy-out option would be considered..

Please contact email aspitom@hotmail.com or call 617 480 2971.

 

Vermont Club for Sale

Tennis club for sale in Southern Vermont. A 2-indoor, 2-outdoor court facility ideal for tennis professional husband/wife team. Recent renovations include: New lighting system for indoor courts, new fitness facility, lounge and locker rooms. Call or e-mail Bob Cofer at (860)482-9424 or bob@pinewoodsclub.com.

 

 

 

Wimbledon Four-Ball Cans for Sale

A limited number of unused Slazenger Wimbledon Ultra Vis tennis balls are for sale.
Cans are priced at $17.50 each, plus $2.00 for shipping. Four cans are $60.00 plus postage. Delivery in USA only.

If interested, email bob@tennisnews.com  Makes a great prize for Wimbledon events or graduation gifts

 

 

 


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THIS WEEK

MEN
Halle
London

WOMEN
Birmingham
Bad Gastein

NEXT WEEK

MEN
Den Bosch
Eastbourne

WOMEN
Den Bosch
Eastbourne

VIP DATES

Wimbledon: June 25-July 8

Olympic Tennis London: July 28-August 5

US Open: August 27-September 9

 

RESULTS - MEN

THURSDAY
Halle

Singles - Second Round
(1) R Nadal def. L Lacko 7-5 6-1
(2) R Federer def. F Mayer 6-4 7-5
(WC) T Haas def. (6) M Granollers 6-3 6-4
(8) P Kohlschreiber def. L Kubot 6-7(5-7) 6-1 6-3
Doubles - Quarterfinal
Huey/Lipsky def. (2) Cermak/Knowle 6-3 5-7 10-6 (Match TB)
Kubot/Youzhny def. Raonic/Shamasdin 6-3 7-5

Queen's
Singles - Third Round
I Dodig def. (2) J Tsonga 7-6(7-3) 3-6 7-6(7-5)
(9) K Anderson def. (5) F Lopez 7-6(12-10) 7-6(9-7)
(6) M Cilic def. L Rosol 7-6(7-3) 6-2
S Querrey def. (8) J Benneteau 6-3 3-6 6-3
G Dimitrov def. N Mahut 7-6(7-3) 6-4
X Malisse def. S Bolelli 7-6(7-5) 6-3
Doubles - Second Round
Erlich/A Ram def. (4) Lindstedt/Tecau 6-3 6-2
(5) Bhupathi/Bopanna def. Baghdatis/J Murray 6-3 7-6(7-5)
(6) Fleming/Hutchins def. Darcis/Rochus 6-2 6-2
(8) Butorac/Hanley def. Karlovic/Moser 6-4 6-4

RESULTS - WOMEN

THURSDAY
Birmingham

Singles - Third Round
(4) Roberta Vinci def. Heather Watson 6-3 4-6 6-1
(5/WC) Jelena Jankovic def. Casey Dellacqua walkover (GI illness)
(8) Ekaterina Makarova def. (9) Marina Erakovic 2-6 6-1 6-3
(13) Hsieh Su-Wei def. Melinda Czink 6-1 6-2
(Q) Melanie Oudin def. Elena Vesnina 6-0 6-2
(Q) Zheng Jie def. Andrea Hlavackova 6-4 6-1
Irina Falconi def. Urszula Radwanska 7-5 6-3
Misaki Doi leads Stephanie Foretz Gacon 6-4 2-2, suspended/rain
Doubles - First Round
(1) Huber/Raymond def. Brianti/Cadantu 6-1 6-2
(4) Kops-Jones/Spears def. Hantuchova/Lisicki 6-0 6-3
Dushevina/Tanasugarn def. Moore/South 5-7 6-1 10-1 (Match TB)
Babos/Hsieh lead (WC) Robson/Watson 6-2 0-1, suspended/rain

Bad Gastein
Singles - Second Round
(2/WC) Yanina Wickmayer def. Patricia Mayr-Achleitner 7-6(7-4) 6-3
(3) Ksenia Pervak def. Sarah Gronert 6-2 6-3
Mandy Minella def. (4) Carla Suarez Navarro 6-2 3-6 6-3
(Q) Chichi Scholl def. (6) Irina-Camelia Begu 6-3 6-4
(7) Alize Cornet def. Sacha Jones 6-3 6-2
(8) Johanna Larsson def. Jill Craybas 6-2 6-3
Estrella Cabeza Candela def. (Q) Richel Hogenkamp 6-4 6-3
Yvonne Meusburger def. (Q) Dia Evtimova 6-2 6-3
Doubles - First Round
(1) Groenefeld/Martic def. Cabeza Candela/Duque Marino 3-6 6-4 10-3 (Match TB)
(4) Craybas/Goerges def. (WC) Neuwirth/Rottmann 6-2 6-2
H Birnerova/Hogenkamp def. (WC) B Haas/Toljan 6-4 6-1
Jugic-Salkic/Klemenschits def Abramovic/Tomljanovic 7-6(7-5) 6-1

 

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