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Friday, February 22, 2013


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Indian Wells Increase Approved But New ATP Rule Ahead

After the ATP Board of Directors approved the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells proposed prize money distribution for 2013, they will go back to the drawing board after the tournament ends and try to come up with a new rule that addresses tournaments that want to go above the annual minimum mandatory prize money increase.



Bartoli Hires Mauresmo As Coach

Marion Bartoli is planning to bring France's former Grand Slam champion Amelie Mauresmo on board as a part-time coach several weeks after amicably parting company with her father, who had coached her for more than two decades.




Lopez Making Progress In His Return To The Tour

Feliciano Lopez is making good initial progress on his return to tennis from injury, reaching the quarter-finals in Memphis after opponent Tommy Haas fell ill and could not contest their second-round match.




USTA Names Recipients Of Annual Awards

The United States Tennis Association announced the six winners of its Annual Awards to be presented at the USTA Annual Meeting and Conference on March 17 at the Hyatt Regency Bonaventure Conference Center in Weston, Fla. The honorees will be recognized for their dedication to growing the game at an awards luncheon.

Below are the awards and honorees:

Barbara Williams Leadership Award
Carol Welder, Austin, Texas

Brad Parks Award
Rick Draney, Loa, Utah

USTA NJTL Founders’ Service Award
Lewis (Skip) Hartman, Woodside, N.Y.

USTA Organization Member of the Year
USTA Atlanta / Atlanta Community Tennis Association, Atlanta

Ralph W. Westcott USTA Family of the Year Award
The Osborn Family, Boise, Idaho

Seniors’ Service Award
Irving Levine, Rehoboth, Mass.


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