Tuesday, April 24, 2012
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Djokovic Concerned About an ATP Rule
tennis unrest starting to bubble again over prize money distribution and
a chaotic Davis Cup schedule, Novak Djokovic has another bone to pick
with the ATP. It's about the little-known regulation which allows the
CEO to approve rules under certain conditions without a vote from the
has the world No. 1 steamed, especially as it results in the Madrid
Masters next month being played on blue clay. The other two members of
the ATP top two are in agreement, with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal
also expressing disapproval of the ground-breaking concept.
Murray Salutes Clay King Nadal
Murray has paid king of clay Rafael Nadal the ultimate compliment,
suggesting that the Spaniard's historic run of eight straight Monte
Carlo titles will stand as the test of time.
can never say 'never' but his eight in a row is a record that certainly
be hard to break," said Murray, who is trying to make some history of
his own by winning a second career match at this week's Barcelona Open.
Tennis Hall of Fame Honored Nastase, Durr, Clerici & Pietrangeli
royals gathered with tennis legends to celebrate the sport and honor
some of its most elite players at a Hall of Fame ring presentation that
was hosted during La Grande Nuit du Tennis, the gala event of the
Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters.
honored recipients were former world No. 1, Ilie Nastase of Romania;
France's beloved player Françoise "Frankie" Durr; the man heralded as
the greatest Italian player of all time, Nicola Pietrangeli; and Italian
tennis journalist Gianni Clerici.
National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame Induction to Include Tennis
men and women from the world of sports will be inducted into the
National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame Museum at the 20th annual
induction ceremony and another eight will be honored for their
Solomon, promoter of the BNP Paribas Challenge at MSG is being inducted
while Greg Hirshman a tennis player at Stanford and Jake Freeman a H.S.
tennis player are being honored.
Job of the Week
Greensboro Country Club has opening for a pro with tournament and
Compensation includes: above average base salary and commission on
lessons and clinics. $60,000 + potential earnings. Benefits include:
major medical, dental, 401(k) matching, meal allowance and vacation.
Send resume with references to:
Assistant Women’s Coach at State University of New York at Albany (pt)
Teaching Pro at The Tennis Center at College Park, Maryland.
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