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Monday, August 18, 2014


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Nadal Withdraws From US Open

US Open Tournament Director David Brewer issued the following statement;

Reigning US Open champion Rafael Nadal, of Spain, has withdrawn from this year's US Open men's singles tournament due to a right wrist injury.


Djokovic Is Heading For The US Open, But He Is “Not Clicking”

Novak Djokovic is "not clicking" going into the US Open, going out in the third round of Masters events at Cincinnati and Toronto.

"Just many, many, many things are not clicking these two weeks on hard courts. It's unfortunate, but it's more than obvious I'm not playing even close to what I'm supposed to play," said the Serb, who a year ago reached the final of the US Open. "I have to keep on working and trying to get better for US Open."


Federer Qualifies For London

Regardless of the fact his 33rd birthday has now been consigned to history and he is a father of four, records continue to amass for Roger Federer.

The Swiss has long insisted there are many more glorious victories in store to add to his record 17 Grand Slam and six season-ending ATP World Tour Finals titles. After winning Cincinnati’s Western and Southern Open for a sixth time, a record, beating David Ferrer in yesterday’s final - . And he has now qualified to contest the year-ending tour finale, to be held again at London’s 02 Arena, for a 13th time – setting another record  after improving the mark he already shared with Ivan Lendl who was a fixture in the event from 1980 to 1991.


Navratilova Worries About Li

Injuries and inability to bounce back from them could determine the competitive fate of China's Li Na.

Navratilova told AFP in Singapore that Li's grand slam future is "up in the air."


Murray Heads For US Open, But He Is Frustrated

Andy Murray may only be ranked ninth in the world going into the US Open and he has not beaten a top ten player since winning the Wimbledon title nearly 14 months ago. However the bookmakers have not lost faith in the 2012 champion in New York and he goes into what he has always insisted is his most enjoyable Grand Slam equal second favorite.


Statement From US Open Tournament Director David Brewer

2009 US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro, of Argentina, has withdrawn from this year's US Open men's singles tournament.


Tennis Channel To Offer Unique Prep For The US Open

Tennis Channel Plus digital subscription service is going to introduce a program called “Grand Slam Rewind” today, which will let people watch the finals of the three other majors as they get ready for the US Open.  All matches are available on-demand from Monday through the end of the US Open.


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The successful candidate will bring a love of tennis and knowledge of modern marketing to build a robust and active presence.

The ideal candidate will have four or more years’ experience as a marketing or community manager for a lifestyle or sports-related brand and will have competed in tennis at the high school and/or collegiate level. The candidate should also have a working knowledge of the tennis world and have a willingness to immerse themselves in the business of tennis.

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Marietta, Georgia Facility Has Opening For A Tennis Professional

Laurel Park Tennis Center is looking for a Tennis Professional. Email resume and references to

You can also call 770-919-8602 for more information.


Want to Buy a Club In Outside Florida

Investor looking to lease or purchase tennis club/facility . . .  Preferably not in Florida, is open to other parts of the country.  Interested parties may contact


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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