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Tuesday, March 12, 2013


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ATP Players To Discuss 25 Second Rule in Miami Meeting

The ATP World Tour new directive for 2013 that umpires shall strictly enforce the 25-second time violation rule is on the agenda for discussion at the upcoming Players’ meeting prior to the Sony Open in Miami next week.




Nadal Hit With And Admires Ellison

Larry Ellison is not only putting his many million into upgrading the facilities at the BNP Paribas Open, but he’s also working hard at establishing relationships with the top players. Last Thursday, he dined with Roger Federer and his agent, Tony Godsick. On Sunday, he hit on his private court with Rafael Nadal.



Djokovic Has Some Trouble With The 25 Second Clock

Novak Djokovic may be a fast mover once the ball is in play, but the No. 1 is hardly setting any speed records for getting on with the game after a point. While not as bad as go-slow Spaniard Rafael Nadal, the top seed at the Indian Wells Masters plays in a deliberate manner - and has paid the price recently with warnings as the ATP enforces a 25-second rule between one point and the next.



Murray Is An Award Winner At Laureus Ceremony

Sporting awards and their requisite ceremonies around the globe are so numerous there is probably not a diary big enough for the world’s leading competitors to note all their invites. But the Laureus Sports Awards are universally regarded as the Sporting Oscars and although Andy Murray was otherwise engaged with everyday business at Indian Wells’ BNP Paribas Open, the Scot was still honoured to receive Laureus World Breakthrough of the Year Award



After First Victory In Indian Wells Nadal Knows Playing On Hard Courts Will Be Tough

Rafael Nadal fought through his return to hardcourts as he beat American Ryan Harrison 7-6 (7-3), 6-2 at the Indian Wells Masters, But Spain's knee-injury victim knows that he won't have an easy job as he tries to step back into the tennis elite after seven months of inactivity.



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Tennis Job of The Week

USPTA Is Seeking a Director of Marketing

The USPTA is seeking a Director of Marketing who will play an important role in expanding the organization’s brand identity.  They will seek opportunities for endorsements and ad sales.

10consistent communication and strong relationships with key industry contacts; managing contracts, ads and general sales; track sales and suggest promotional ideas; and work on special projects.

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Pro Tennis Coach Available

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Tennis Club For Sale

“This is your chance to own a premier tennis, fitness and swim club located in Augusta, Georgia.  The club is situated on six acres (fee simple ownership), heavily wooded and beautifully landscaped with palm trees, mature pines and oaks and other landscape plants, and is located on a tributary known throughout the world, the famous Raes Creek which runs through the club and then Augusta National Golf Club, just four miles downstream.  The club features 13 championship courts all of which are fully lighted for night play.  The courts include two Red Clay courts, five “Har-Tru” clay courts and six US Open style hard courts (with stands and bleachers set up for professional tournament viewing).  The club also has a junior Olympic-size swimming pool, and a separate large family pool viewable from the clubhouse which is shaped like a tennis racquet.  The huge 8,000 square foot clubhouse (completed in 2005) includes a potential fully-equipped restaurant and/or sports bar facility, locker rooms with nice wood lockers, office space, a spacious pro shop, and complete nautilus and cardio theatre fitness center.  Serious potential purchasers please request details by email at or call Richard at 706-231-1353.”


Tennis Job of the Day

The Knollwood Club, West Bloomfield, Michigan, is seeking a general manager. 248 855 1800.

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