Wednesday, July 25, 2012
DAILY TENNIS NEWS - BRIEFS
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Roddick is Raring to Go in London
from picking up his second trophy of the year and 32nd of his
career at Atlanta, Andy Roddick is back at one of his favorite venues
and insistent that fatigue will not be a problem as he represents the
United States in the Olympic Games tennis event at Wimbledon.
This Year, For the Olympics, It’s Good to be British
appears to be experiencing the benefits of being the Olympic host nation
as Heather Watson gained a late entry in the Women’s Singles draw
because of the enforced withdrawal of Ukraine's Alona Bondarenko.
Now Laura Robson, Watson’s British partner in the Women’s
Doubles who came close to reaching her first WTA final in Palermo
earlier this month, is the next in line to be promoted into the draw
should any other competitor be forced to withdraw due to injury.
Kafelnikov Finds Switching to Golf Isn’t Easy
Lendl found the transition from top flight tennis champion to touring
golf professional to be a demanding process and now former world no.1
Yevgeny Kafelnikov is having a second attempt at successfully switching
Astronaut Ride Had Rich Tennis History
Sally Ride, the first American woman to enter space, had a rich tennis
history. Ride, who passed away on Monday, was a standout junior in
Southern California. She was coached by the Hall of Famer Alice Marble
and played at the Westlake School for Girls in Los Angeles. In college
Ride competed for Swarthmore and Stanford, where she played No. 1 for
two year and reached the quarterfinals of the International
Williams Sisters Will Miss Some Events by Avoiding
William sisters will be sticking close to "home" during the London
Olympics, likely meaning that the American pair could miss the opening
ceremony located 20 kilometers away from their base at Wimbledon where
they plan to spend the majority of their time.
The sisters have bowed to the inevitable and will not be
risking any London traffic chaos during the Olympics, which start at the
weekend. As a result, there is no confirmation that the high-profile
pair will even attend Friday's opening ceremonies.
Denver is Hosting the National Public Parks Tennis
players from ages 5 to 80, from beginners to advanced, are descending on
Denver this week as the Mile High City hosts the 2012 National Public
Parks Tennis Championships (NPPTC). Denver Parks and recreation has
teamed up with the United States Tennis Association Colorado District,
the Gates Tennis Center and the Daniels Fund for this exciting event.
Daily Tennis News—Business
Larson Tennis produces several tennis newsletters. One of these is Daily
Tennis News—Business. This publication is a daily report on the money in
tennis; Who is getting the money, Where does it come from, What do they
do with it and Where does it go.
If you are interested in the business side of tennis, you
will find it interesting. For a free copy of Daily Tennis
News—Business, just send an email to
email@example.com and say you want a sample.
Olympic Tennis London: July 28-August 5
US Open: August 27-September 9
Tennis Job of the Day
Palos Verdes Tennis Club, located in Southern California is currently
accepting resumes for the position of Head Tennis Professional. This
tennis-only facility is owned by the City of Palos Verdes Estates with
400 members and 12 courts (ten lighted). The successful candidate should
be energetic, self-motivated and USPTA certified.
The Head Professional will report to the General Manager and will be
responsible for managing the teaching pros, the junior program and
assisting in all aspects of the social activities of the club.
Compensation for this full-time position will include a base salary, a
percentage of teaching lesson income and benefits.
All interested candidates should direct their resume and cover letter to
John Hall at
firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Post Office Box 1012, Palos
Verdes Estates CA, 90274. Resumes should be submitted by August 15.
Learn more about the club at
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