Wednesday, June 18, 2013
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Venus Williams Withdraws From Wimbledon
Williams’ unbroken run of 16 bids to win Wimbledon, with five singles
and another five doubles titles to show for her labors, will come to an
end this year as one the game’s great champions who turned 33 years of
age just two days ago ruled herself out of contesting this year’s
Championships because of a back injury.
Wozniacki Considering Changing Rackets
Wozniacki revealed she's experimenting with the frame in a bid to add
some extra power to her game that has been found wanting of late.
“I’m just tinkering a little bit with my racket,” said the Dane whose
experiment began with a win although Austrian opponent Tamira Paszek was
forced to retire when trailing 6-2, 2-2. “I’m still under contract with
Yonex, so we’re just trying to figure out a racket that can help me a
little bit more with my game."
Bollettieri, Braden And Wilkinson To Be Honored By USPTA
Bollettieri, Vic Braden and Steve Wilkinson will join the ranks of only
13 others when they are inducted into the United States Professional
Tennis Association (USPTA) Hall of Fame. They will be inducted on Sept.
27 during the USPTA’s national awards luncheon at the World Conference
at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando, Fla.
Courier Joins Tennis Channel’s Wimbledon Broadcast Team
Channel announced that Jim Courier has joined Tennis Channel to take on
analyst's duties at Wimbledon and the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells,
Calif. The multiyear agreement expands upon Courier's role as full-time
lead men's US Open analyst, begun in 2012, and comes in time for Tennis
Channel's sixth year of coverage in London via the nightly Wimbledon
Primetime, set for June 24-July 7.
Kvitova, No. 8 In The World, Enters Southern California Open
Southern California Open, a major stop on the Emirates Airline US Open
Series summer calendar, has announced that Petra Kvitova of the Czech
Republic, ranked No. 8 in the world, has entered the WTA Premier 700
tennis event which will once again be hosted at the La Costa Resort and
Spa on July 27-August 4.
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