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Daily Tennis News Briefs 19Jun12




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Tuesday, June 19, 2012


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Boodles Begins Today

Order of Play for today, Tuesday the 19th

Janko Tipsarevic v Stanislas Wawrinka 
Gilles Simon v Alexandr Dolgopolov
Fernando Verdasco v Ernests Gulbis


FFT Requests Olympic Wild Card for Cornet

The French Tennis Federation has named Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Gilles Simon, Gael Monfils and Richard Gasquet as its singles players for the Olympics. No women made the cut as the FFT did not nominate top -10 player Marion Bartoli, who has refused to play Fed Cup for the nation.

However, the FFT has requested a wildcard for Alize Cornet, who on Sunday won her second career tour title at Bad Gastein.


London Police Called In to Probe Nalbandian Incident

London police are probing the circumstances of David Nalbandian's angry kick which inadvertently injured a linesman on the shin during the weekend' Queen's club final, British media reported on Monday.




Butorac Renews Partnership With Murray

Eric Butorac approaches the 2012 Wimbledon with the hope that British star Jamie Murray and he can rekindle the magic of 2007  when they took the ATP doubles world by storm.  It was a great run that catapulted two unproven pros into the international spotlight. They won three titles; Memphis, Nottingham and San Jose and were finalists in Los Angeles. 



Tennis’ MacKay Passes Away at 76

Barry MacKay, everybody’s favorite TV commentator, tournament promoter, tour player and college tennis champion passed away over the week end in San Francisco said to be due to a longtime illness.




Jones/Winters Honored In Halle

At the annual Press Dinner held during the Gerry Weber Open, in Halle, Germany, Cheryl Jones and Mark Winters, both from Los Angeles, California, received the International Tennis Writers Award.

This was the first time American journalists have been saluted at the tournament that is celebrating its 20th Anniversary. Jones and Winters have distinguished themselves providing thoughtful and incisive stories from tennis events around the world for some time.


Tennis Job of the Day

The Junior Tennis Champions Center (“JTCC”) in College Park, Maryland, is seeking an ambitious and hardworking individual with a passion for tennis interested in management, marketing, and program administration.  The position will provide the opportunity to work on a variety of projects, gain exposure to numerous facets of the tennis industry, and impact the day-to-day productivity of the organization. 

They are calling the job Management Associate, they could call it “Dream Job” for it calls on learning and being involved in marketing, management and administration. Perhaps they should call it “Hot Job.” It calls for exciting duties in a hot tennis academy, in a hot part of the country, working with hot tennis people who are bringing about hot results.

If this sounds exciting, contact for details.

Bob Larson’s Tennis Jobs publishes a weekly list of available tennis jobs throughout the US market. For a free sample of the current list, just email 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 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




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  Makes a great prize for Wimbledon events or graduation gifts




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Wimbledon: June 25-July 8

Olympic Tennis London: July 28-August 5

US Open: August 27-September 9




Singles - First Round
M Baghdatis def. (8) P Andujar 6-1 6-1
F Fognini def. A Ramos 7-6(7-2) 6-7(3-7) 6-2
J Chardy def. (Q) P Mathieu 7-5 6-7(3-7) 6-2
(WC) J Baker def. D Young 6-1 6-4
C Berlocq def. M Kukushkin 3-6 6-4 6-2
R Harrison def. (Q) V Pospisil 3-6 7-6(7-2) 7-6(8-6)
(Q) M Matosevic def. (WC) J Ward 4-6 6-1 6-4
Doubles - First Round
(WC) J Delgado/Skupski def. (1) Fyrstenberg/Matkowski 6-2 6-4

Singles - First Round
(3) J Melzer def. I Kunitsyn 6-1 6-1
(WC) M Pavic def. (4) R Haase 6-4 7-6(7-2)
L Mayer def. (Q) M Ledovskikh 6-4 6-2
O Rochus def. M Jaziri 6-3 4-0, retired (illness)
T Ito def. (Q) M Fucsovics 3-6 6-3 7-6(7-2)
B Paire def. (WC) D Goffin 6-1 6-4
(Q) P Petzschner def. D Tursunov 6-4 6-2
A Falla def. R Ramirez Hidalgo 6-4 6-4
P Lorenzi def. I Dodig 6-4 6-4
Doubles - First Round
(1) Lindstedt/Tecau def. Paire/Roger-Vasselin 6-4 6-2
(3) Cermak/Polasek def. Muller/Rochus 6-4 7-6(7-5)
Bogomolov/Cerretani def. S Gonzalez/Kas 6-7(4-7) 6-2 10-8 (Match TB)



Singles - Final
(Q) Melanie Oudin def. (5) Jelena Jankovic 6-4 6-2

Singles Qualifying - Final Round
(4) Elena Vesnina def. Mirjana Lucic walkover (GI Illness)
Stephanie Dubois def. (7) Andrea Hlavackova 7-6(9-7) 7-5
Greta Arn def. (WC) Jade Windley 6-2 6-0
Laura Robson def. Bojana Jovanovski 6-2 6-3
Singles - First Round
(8) Daniela Hantuchova def. (WC) Anne Keothavong 6-2 6-3
Chanelle Scheepers def. Mona Barthel 6-1 4-6 6-1
Aleksandra Wozniak def. Galina Voskoboeva 6-3 4-6 7-6(7-5)
Tamira Paszek def. Marina Erakovic 7-5 6-1
Doubles - First Round
(2) Peschke/Srebotnik def. Hlavackova/Voskoboeva 7-5 6-3
Robson/Watson def. Pavlyuchenkova/Safarova 6-2 6-3

Singles - First Round
(Q) Kirsten Flipkens def. (1) Samantha Stosur 7-6(9-7) 6-3
Kateryna Bondarenko def. (2) Sara Errani 5-7 6-3 6-4
(3) Dominika Cibulkova def. Alexandra Cadantu 6-2 6-2
Francesca Schiavone def. (5) Maria Kirilenko 6-4 3-6 7-5
(6) Roberta Vinci def. Eleni Daniilidou 6-3 7-5
(8) Nadia Petrova def. (WC) Kiki Bertens 6-2 6-4
Monica Niculescu def. Barbora Zahlavova Strycova 7-6(8-6) 6-3
Shahar Peer def. (Q) Akgul Amanmuradova 6-2 6-4
Irina-Camelia Begu def. Iveta Benesova 6-4 6-1
(Q) Urszula Radwanska def. Ksenia Pervak 4-6 6-1 6-4
(WC) Arantxa Rus def. Pauline Parmentier 6-3 6-4
Doubles - First Round
(1) Errani/Vinci def. Daniilidou/Fujiwara 6-1 6-2
(3) Medina Garrigues/Parra Santonja def. Amanmuradova/Bratchikova 7-6(7-1) 6-0
(4) Begu/Niculescu def. Bondarenko/Peer 6-3 6-3
Klepac/Rodionova def. (WC) de Vroome/Schuurs 6-2 2-6 10-5 (Match TB)


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