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Monday, July 16, 2012


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Federer Sets Another Record As He Returns to Top ATP Ranking

Roger Federer has made more tennis history as he begins a record 287th week as world No. 1 after returning to the top of the ATP table thanks to his seventh Wimbledon title claimed a week ago.



Nadalís Olympic Participation is Questionable

Rafael Nadal, gold medalist in singles when Olympic tennis was contested in Beijing nearly four years ago, has stressed concerns he will not be fully fit for his attempt to become the first man to successfully defend an Olympic tennis title at London 2012 when play begins in just 12 days time.



Lendl to Coach Murray From Connecticut

Ivan Lendl, coach of Wimbledon finalist Andy Murray, has the perfect antidote to tennis disappointment. He simply heads been back to the golf course and this week will attempt to qualify for the Connecticut Open.

Lendl will remain in the United States during the upcoming Olympics but will use his television to keep an eye on Murrayís progress Ė when golfing commitments allow. The pair will next link up for the two North American summer events on the ATP World Tourís Masters 1000 series; first in Toronto for the Rogers Cup beginning August 6 and then a week later move on to Cincinnati for the Western and Southern Open.


Wickmayer Has Lost Service Speed

Belgiumís Yanina Wickmayer feels her game is progressing after a rough stretch last year when she battled a debilitating back injury. After reaching the semifinals of the Back of the West Classic at Stanford she is projected to get close to the top 30 in the rankings, still off her career high of No. 12 in April of 2010, but good enough for her as she was concerned she might drop through floor in the first half of the season as she didnítí feel quite ready to come back.



Lepchenko is Pleased to Have US Passport

Varvara Lepchenko, who grabbed a United States Olympic spot at the last minute with a fourth round appearance at Roland Garros, is thrilled to be traveling with a U.S. passport. Lepchenko, a native of Uzbekistan, has lived in the United States for 10 and half years, and was given her US citizenship in September, 2011.



Tipsarevic Wins a Mercedes-Benz Car in Stuttgart

Serb Janko Tipsarevic has added another motor to his garage after winning the clay title at the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart. Along with the winner's check goes a Mercedes-Benz SLK BlueEFFICIENCY car, which the married man suddenly finds handy.



Federer and Murray Differ on How to Relax After Wimbledon

Seven-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer and losing finalist Andy Murray could not have chosen more contrasting post-Grand Slam holidays, with the Swiss soaking up restful sun while fellow tennis millionaire Murray got caught out by Britain's summer weather misery.



Tennis Job of the Day

The Vintage Club in Indian Wells, California is looking for a pro. 760 346 5566.

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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



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Olympic Tennis London: July 28-August 5

US Open: August 27-September 9





Singles - Final
(1) D Ferrer def. (2) N Almagro 6-2 6-2
Doubles - Final
(1) Lindstedt/Tecau def. (2) Peya/Soares 6-3 7-6(7-5)

Singles - Final
(1) J Tipsarevic def. (2) J Monaco 6-4 5-7 6-3
Doubles - Final
Chardy/Kubot def. (4) Mertinak/Sa 6-1 6-3

Singles - Final
(2) M Cilic def. (4) M Granollers 6-4 6-2

Singles - Final
(1) J Isner def. (WC) L Hewitt 7-6(7-1) 6-4
Doubles - Final
(3) S Gonzalez/Lipsky def. (2) Fleming/Hutchins 7-6(7-3) 6-3




Singles - Final
(1) Serena Williams def. (LL) CoCo Vandeweghe 7-5 6-3
Doubles - Final
Erakovic/Watson def. (1) Gajdosova/King 7-5 7-6(9-7)

Singles - Final
(1) Sara Errani def. (8) Barbora Zahlavova Strycova 6-1 6-3


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