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Wednesday, December 19, 2012


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Sanchez-Vicario Resigns Her Fed Cup Position

Arantxa Sanchez Vicario, Spain’s most successful female tennis player, has resigned from her position of Fed Cup captain after just one year in the job, as the dispute between row between players and the president of Spanish Tennis Federation, José Luis Escañuela becomes ever more bitter.



Nadal Says He Is Eager To Return To The Tour

Rafael Nadal sounds like he would not mind Christmas coming a few days late if it means that he can return successfully to tennis at the Abu Dhabi exhibition set for December 27-29. The outing is due to be the first for the Spaniard in six months since being sidelined last summer with a knee injury.


Williams Pulls Out of Thailand Exhibition

Serena Williams has extended her Christmas holiday thanks to a doctor's note, which will keep her out of a December 29 exhibition at the Thai beach resort of Hua Hin. Williams, never known as a paragon of reliability, dropped the scheduling bombshell on local organizers with a medical letter testifying to a toe problem.



Van Daalen Takes A Position With The Finnish Tennis Federation

Martin Van Daalen, former National Men’s Tennis Coach in USTA Player Development Program in Boca Raton, Florida, told Daily Tennis News that he has taken a position as the Director of Player Development for the Finnish Tennis Association starting Feb 1, 2013.




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:


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