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Monday, August 12, 2013

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Nadal’s Backhand Hits Djokovic In The Face 

Srdjan Djokovic, the father of world no.1 Novak who maintained things were less than convivial these days between his son and Rafael Nadal, would no doubt cite it as evidence. Ivan Lendl, long a proponent of such tactics, would probably have nodded in respect.

 

 

History Is Made As No American Men In Top 20

Today marks an ignominious point in the tennis history of the United States of America with not a single player figuring in the ATP World Tour’s top 20 for the first time since world rankings began almost 40 years ago. And the most honored American champion of them all, Pete Sampras believes he knows the reason.

 

 

Federer Feels Better; Will Play Cincinnati

Roger Federer says his recent back pain is under control and he's ready to roll at the Cincinnati Masters as he bids for a fifth title at the flatland Midwest venue. The Swiss turned 32 last week on the practice court and will get in as much time as possible before his second-round start this week.

 

Nadal Plays Doubles To Give Him Practice

Rafael Nadal was giving his fragile knees the toughest possible workout as he put them under extra pressure in doubles last week at the Montreal Masters.

 

 

Fish Throws Out First Pitch At Cincinnati Baseball Game

Mardy Fish may not have had much recent time for tennis as he dealt with a heartbeat health issue, but the American made time to go to the ballpark prior to starting play at the Cincinnati Masters. The Minnesota-born player feels right at home in the middle of America and was quick to take up the offer to throw out the first pitch at a weekend Cincinnati Reds-San Diego Padres game.

 

 

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Tennis Jobs of the Week

USTA Georgia Executive Director/Chief Operating Officer
The Executive Director serves as the chief operating officer (COO) of USTA Georgia (USTA GA).  Overall, the Executive Director is responsible for achieving the mission of USTA GA:  to guide USTA GA to new levels of operating success, visibility, and prominence in the promotion and development of the growth of tennis in Georgia through implementation of the USTA GA Strategic Plan.
 
The Executive Director manages the day-to-day operations and financials of USTA GA to focus them on the promoting and growing the game of tennis in GA.  The Executive Director exercises leadership and acts as a liaison between staff and BoD and committees within USTA GA, and between USTA Southern and National staff and the USTA GA leadership.  USTA GA is one of nine state tennis associations (USTA “Districts”) within the USTA Southern Section.  The USTA GA Executive Director is expected to develop professional relationships with the Executive Directors of the other USTA Southern districts and to work closely with USTA and USTA Southern staff with the objective of growing the game of tennis in Georgia.  The ultimate objective of the Executive Director is to promote the USTA and USTA GA with the long-term goals of increasing participation and USTA memberships, while enhancing a strong, positive image and awareness of USTA GA programs and building a sustainable partnership between the association and the constituency it serves.  Accepting applications at edresume@ustageorgia.com through 8/31.

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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

Skyline Actes, Denver, Colorado, is seeking a pro. 303 757 1608.

 

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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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