Friday, July 6, 2012
DAILY TENNIS NEWS - BRIEFS
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Veteran, is Ready to Become Wimbledon Champion
Williams is set to become the first Wimbledon ladies champion over the
age of 30 since Martina Navratilova 22 years ago and she gained the
impetus for her swift rejuvenation after losing in the French Open first
round came at the respected Mouratoglou Tennis Academy just outside
Mouratoglou, owner and operator of the academy in the suburb of
Thiverval-Grignon and currently the on-the-road coach of star pupil and
Williamsí close friend Grigor Dimitrov, was co-opted as a coaching
consultant to Serena. And he has been present in her Players Box
throughout the Championships.
Murray has done a good job dealing with the pressure put on him in
Britain over the years and on Wednesday he reached his fourth Wimbledon
semifinal, but he admits that it's not easy to be the only man in his
nation with a chance of raising the big trophy.
"I always play well
here, so it doesn't affect me really in a bad way," said Murray.
Olympics to Play American Tour
tenth seed Mardy Fish was glad to leave the dicey weather of London and
head to the US for a blast of summer as the American prepares to miss
the London Olympics and play at home over the coming weeks.
hardcourt swing might be just the tonic for the 29-year-old who recently
underwent a medical procedure to steady his heartbeat after spring
Azarenka Expects a
Change of Atmosphere at All England Club
Wimbledon semi-finalist Victoria Azarenka is looking forward to a change
of atmosphere when she returned in three weeks for the London Olympic
tournament to be held at the All England club.
"I think it's going
to be just interesting, nobody knows how it's going to be. It's kind of
new and exciting to see how it's going to turn out," said Azarenka, who
added: "I'm actually really excited to see some McDonald's or Coca Cola
in the back of the court. It will be funny."
Djokovic and He Get Along Just Fine
Federer says off-court relations are fine between himself and Novak
Djokovic as the pair of elites head into the final weekend of Wimbledon.
The calm Swiss could
only recall one such incident, at Davis Cup semi-finals in 2006, when
Djokovic seemed to step out of line. "I was just upset at him calling
the trainer out for no obvious reason against my buddy, Stan, in a
five-setter," said the six-time Wimbledon winner who stands 14-12
against the Serb.
Dream is Fulfilled When She Met Graf in Wimbledon
Angelique Kerber has fulfilled a longtime dream at Wimbledon as she met
former champion Steffi Graf. The encounter came after Kerber's
quarter-final defeat of countrywoman Sabine Lisicki and the day before
she lost in straight sets to Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska.
Tennis Job of the Day
The Air Force
Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado is seeking an assistant menís coach.
Contact is 719 333 3950.
Larsonís Tennis Jobs publishes a weekly list of available tennis jobs
throughout the US market. For a free sample of the current list, just
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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..
email@example.com 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.
firstname.lastname@example.org Makes a great prize for Wimbledon events or