Thursday, June 28, 2012
DAILY TENNIS NEWS - BRIEFS
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Fish Says He is
American Mardy Fish says that he is slowly recovering confidence at
Wimbledon after a medical procedure to correct a heartbeat gone wild.
The 30-year-old American stressed that it is taking time for him to be
fully at ease with his health even though doctors have given him the
Eligible to Return to the Tour
Odesnik, the South African-born Floridian-based player whose two year
ban for admitting possession of the banned human growth hormone (HGH)
was halved by the International Tennis Federation, has strenuously
denied he has agreed to deal to be a whistleblower on his fellow
The sentence was
halved because the ITF’s disciplinary program states that part of an
athlete’s ban can be suspended “where the participant has provided
substantial assistance” in uncovering other offences.
British Fans are
Delighted With the Performance of Heather Watson
from the Wimbledon exploits of Andy Murray, most of the domestic British
headlines are annually centered on the failings of home-grown players.
But Heather Watson, the former US Open junior champion trained at Nick
Bollettieri’s famed Florida academy, rewrote a little bit of British
In reaching her first Grand Slam third
round by virtue of a 6-1, 6-4 victory over American Jamie Lee Hampton,
the 20 year-old Watson became the first British woman to make the last
32 here since Elena Baltacha ten years ago. The Channel Islands-born
player also became the first Brit to defeat two top 100 players at the
All England Club since Sam Smith in 1998.
Haas is Still
Upset About High German Olympic Requirements
No. 2 Tommy Haas says he's hurt by a snub from German Olympic selectors
which has resulted in him being cut out of any chance for a wild card
entry into the London Games. With national authorities applying hugely
strict selection rules, the 34-year-old who won the Halle grass title
over Roger Federer this month was not nominated and was therefore not
even in contention for a wild card.
Tennis Job of the Day
The Town Club in
Milwaukee, Wisconsin is seeking a head pro for its 18 court facility.
firstname.lastname@example.org with subject; head tennis pro position.
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@example.com and say you want a free sample.
Collection of Tennis Images For Sale
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..
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 617 480 2971.
Vermont Club for Sale
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
limited number of unused Slazenger Wimbledon Ultra Vis tennis balls are
Cans are priced at $17.50 each, plus $2.00 for shipping. Four cans are
$60.00 plus postage. Delivery in USA only.
email@example.com Makes a great prize for Wimbledon events or