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New York City Council Approves USTA Plan For US Open Expansion

The New York City Council voted overwhelmingly to approve the USTA’s plan to expand into an additional .68 acres in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park for the US Open after the it agreed to return 1.56 acres back to the park.  The approval will allow the USTA to replace and/or renovate infrastructure and its facilities.



PTR Elevates Master Professionals

Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that its Board of Directors voted to elevate current PTR Master Professionals to International Master Professionals.  Going forward, PTR has eliminated ‘Master Professional’ and will use ‘International Master Professional,’ as one of the organization’s highest designations.

Felipe Alarcon, Ecuador
Gene Holland, USA
Leo Alonso, Argentina
Ron Manilla, USA
Kirk Anderson, USA
Anni Miller, USA
Jorge Andrew, USA
Todd Miller, USA
John Antonas, Bahamas
Jean Mills, USA
Roy Barth, USA
Ajay Pant, USA
Chan Bearce, USA
Jim Pitkanen, USA
Luigi Bertino, Italy
John Raker, USA
Luciano Botti, ItalyAlex Rossi, Chile
Dr. Ludovit Cap, USA
Nick Saviano, USA
Jorge Capestany, USAButch Staples, USA
Pete Collins, USA
Shinichi Suzuki, Japan
Ken DeHart, USA
Scott Tharp, USA
Savina Diankova, USA
Jack Thompson, USA
Joe Dinoffer, USA
Marco Vecchi, Italy
Dr. Doug Eng, USA
Fernando Velasco, USA
Bob Helton, USA


Federer Claims He Is Not Concerned With His Current Rankin

Roger Federer begins his quest at the Swiss Open with the No. 5 expressing no concern over the current state of his ranking. The fifth-ranked Swiss holds the record of 17 grand slam singles titles but has claimed just one trophy of any kind (Halle) in 2013 and won his last major at Wimbledon, 2012.



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Tennis Jobs of the Week

Tennis Center Pro
Tennis Dynamics manages the Laurel Park Tennis Center and we are looking for a self-motivated, enthusiastic and professional individual to round out our current staff. The Laurel Park Tennis Center is located in Marietta, GA. The facility consists of 13 tennis courts. Our programs include junior and adult ALTA/USTA teams as well as Junior and Adult clinics during the week and weekends.  The ideal candidate will have collegiate playing experience and/or an NTRP rating of 4.5 or higher. The position will begin as part-time but could easily lead to a full-time position for the right individual. This individual will assist in implementing current programs and help create new programs. Professional certification preferred as well as strong playing skills. Candidates will also possess strong communication skills, positive attitude, excellent teamwork, desire to provide outstanding customer service, and a charismatic enthusiasm about the sport of tennis. Candidates must be willing to work a flexible schedule to include weekend and potentially holiday hours. This position will receive an hourly rate for all clinics, lessons, and team practices taught. Racquet stringing and pro shop hours may also be part of this individual’s responsibility. Compensation is based on experience. If you are interested in the position please send an email that includes resume, cover letter, and at least three professional references to


Product Manager; Strings- Wilson Sporting Good Co.; Chicago, IL
Wilson Sporting Goods Co. in Chicago, IL is currently hiring a Product Manager for Strings. Will lead product development of strings, grips and stringing machines.  Will provide analysis, communication, line planning, and exceptional direction for all markets as “the expert” in strings and grips.  Ideal candidate will be an active tennis player with knowledge and experience with strings, grips, and stringing machines. This candidate should have at least 3 years of retail experience. If you are interested in applying, please send resume to with subject line “ Product Manager, Strings”.


Associate Tennis Professional
Edmond Racquet Club, Edmond Oklahoma is a family oriented tennis club with a competitive Junior Tennis Academy. 
Applicants for this full time position should be enthusiastic, quality individuals with college experience or minimum 4.5 rating.  Responsibilities mainly include teaching private and group lessons both children and adults at many levels, stringing rackets, and some facility upkeep.
Medical and retirement benefits.
Contractual agreement required.
A university is located 5 miles away and scheduling is adaptable if you are additionally interested in educational opportunities.
Send resume to Dwight Nuckolls at


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Tennis Job of the Day

The Ponte Vedra Inn, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida seeks a pro. 866b791 4950.


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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.


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