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Monday, December 17, 2012


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Keys and Williams Win Australian Open Wild Card Playoffs

Madison Keys (Rock Island, Ill.) and Rhyne Williams (Knoxville, Tenn.) each earned wild card entries into the main draw of the 2013 Australian Open Sunday by winning the Australian Open Wild Card Playoffs at Life Time Athletic & Tennis at Peachtree Corners, Georgia.


Europeans Are Asking, “Where Is Monfils?”

Following last week’s admission by Henri Leconte in Tennis News that he is concerned about Gail Monfils’ state of mind, worries are mounting in France over the 26 year-old whose ranking has plummeted to a position this week of 77 in the world.



Murray Disappointed With Third Place In BBC Sports Personality Award

US Open and Olympic champion Andy Murray suffered a mixed weekend. First he was heartened by the news that, come what may with the weather in New York next September, his title defense at Flushing Meadows will see the tournament extended by an extra day to lessen the physical stress of playing back-to-back semi-finals and finals. Then, despite enjoying the most successful tennis season for a British male player in 76 years, he only came third in the nation’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards.


After Necker Island Haas Says He Is Ready For Australia

Tommy Haas has pronounced himself fit after a relaxing week's hit at the charity event run by Sir Richard Branson on the tycoon's personal Caribbean island of Necker.



Daily Tennis News—Business

Bob 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 and say you want a sample of Tennis Business.


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.


Tennis Job of The Week

One of the most prestigious clubs in North Carolina with 1,500 members, 2 facilities totaling 14 courts, 11 outdoor clay courts and 3 indoor hard courts, is seeking a dynamic high energy creative Tennis Professional.  Collegiate and tournament playing experience is needed in addition to a minimum 3 years of full time experience teaching juniors of all levels and women’s competitive teams.

Looking for an innovative and motivated professional who is willing to help develop, organize and teach women’s competitive teams, junior programs (of all levels) in addition to teaching private lessons. The program consists of 150 women team tennis players, 60 men players and over 100 junior players.  There is a teaching staff totaling 3 full time professionals who all report to the Tennis Director.  All 3 pros also help organize and run social and special events.

This is a chance to receive the education and experience needed to become a future Tennis Director. Excellent opportunity for a professional to be under a Director who has placed numerous individuals in Directors positions across the country.

Compensation includes: above average base salary and commission on lessons and clinics.  $60,000 + potential earnings. Benefits include:  major medical, dental, 401(k) matching, meal allowance and vacation. Send resume with references to:  Greensboro Country Club, Attn:  Tom Cascarano-Tennis Director, 410 Sunset Drive, Greensboro, NC  27408. Or fax resume to:  336-691-5819. Or email to:


Tennis Jobs of the Day

USTA—Florida is seeking a marketing coordinator in its Daytona Beach office. 386 671 8948.

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