Friday, February 22, 2013
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Indian Wells Increase Approved But New ATP Rule Ahead
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
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
Lopez Making Progress In His Return To The Tour
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
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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