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Friday, August 2, 2013

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Player Defaulted In DC For Accidently Hitting Line Judge

Line judges have been regarded as an endangered species after David Nalbandian vented his anger on some courtside furniture in last year’s Queen’s Club final and left the official in charge of the baseline with a badly gashed shin. Now Russia’s Olga Puchkova has been defaulted from her second round match at Washington DC’s Citi Open after a tempestuous reaction to losing a point in the third set resulted in a male line judge being hit hard on the knee.

 

 

Monfils And Fish Withdraw From Montreal

Montreal tournament director Eugène Lapierre announced  the withdrawal of Gaël Monfils of France, who injured his ankle in training and Mardy Fish, who withdrew for personal reasons .

 

 

US Open To Include Wheelchair Competition

The USTA announced the field for the 2013 US Open Wheelchair Competition. The event, in its sixth year, will be held Sept. 5-8, at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y. The 2013 US Open Wheelchair Competition will feature a Men’s, Women’s and Quad Division, and will include six events: men’s singles, men’s doubles, women’s singles, women’s doubles, quad singles and quad doubles. Wheelchair tennis follows the same rules as able-bodied tennis, except that the ball can bounce twice.

 

Hingis Would Like To Play Mixed Doubles At The US Open

Martina Hingis won't push her luck by trying to extend her new tennis comeback which began in Carlsbad with a 6-1, 6-1 win alongside Daniela Hantuchova. But the five-time Swiss grand slam winner does admit that she is still seeking an ATP partner for mixed doubles which she hopes to play at the US Open.

 

 

 

US Open To Offer Increased Prize Money

The US Open had again broken the world record for a Grand Slam champion’s prize money with the men’s and women’ singles winners at Flushing Meadows in six weeks time set to each collect a massive $2.6 million.

US Open 2013 Singles money breakdown
Winner: $2.6 million (a 37% increase)
Runner-up: $1.3 million, (a 37% increase)
Semifinalist: $650,000, (a 37% increase)
Quarterfinalist: $325,000, (a 37% increase)
Round of 16: $165,000, (a 38% increase)
Round of 32: $93,000, (a 43% increase)
Round of 64: $53,000 , (a 43% increase)
Round of 128: $32,000, (a 39% increase)

 

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Tennis Jobs of the Week

Tennis Center Pro—Marietta, Georgia
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 jp@tennisdynamics.net

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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 rsjobs@wilson.com with subject line “ Product Manager, Strings”.

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Associate Tennis Professional-Edmond, Oklahoma
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 edmondracquetclub@coxinet.net.

 

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Tennis Job of the Day

Sportime, Lynbrook, New York, seeks a pro. 516 887 1330.

 

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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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