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Daily Tennis News Briefs 14May12




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Monday, May 14, 2012


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Pasarell Leaves Indian Wells

Charlie Pasarell, a former player (1962-1979), and tournament director (1981-2002), owner, and managing partner of the BNP Paribas Open (1981-2010), is leaving the tournament.




Djokovic Blames Helfant for Allowing Madrid Switch to Blue Clay

Simmering Serb Novak Djokovic has charged that former ATP boss Adam Helfant orchestrated the undercover switch to blue clay in Madrid that has the world No. 1 up in arms and out of the event in the semi-finals.




Nadalís Uncle Toni Joins Djokovic in Blaming ATP for Allowing Court Switch

With Rafael Nadal cooling his jets by fishing in the Mediterranean off the island of Mallorca after a stressful week on the dreaded blue clay of Madrid, his uncle Toni has joined Novak Djokovic in attacking the ATP for allowing the experimental switch of surfaces.



Murray Excited About Opportunity to Play at London Olympics

Andy Murray's elder brother, doubles specialist Jamie, is getting excited by the idea of playing the Olympics at home at Wimbledon. And he thinks that crowd support for British players will be - naturally - huge.




Fundraiser Held at Home of Swedish Ambassador

Two heartfelt tributes to each other by Hall of Famer Pam Shriver and former nine-term Congresswoman Jane Harman were the high point of a fundraiser attended by 300 people at the residence of the Swedish Ambassador on May 10 in Washington, DC. and raised more than $150,000 for the Junior Tennis Champions Center in College Park, MD.



Tennis Job of the Day

Assistant Womenís Coach at Wellesley College at Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts is available. Call 781 283 1000.

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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.


Want to Buy a Tennis Club in the Boston Area

"Looking at purchasing a tennis club in the Boston area or a part of equity.
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Vermont Club for Sale

Tennis club for sale in Southern Vermont. A 2-indoor, 2-outdoor court facility ideal for tennis professional husband/wife team. Recent renovations include: New lighting system for indoor courts, new fitness facility, lounge and locker rooms. Call or e-mail Bob Cofer at (860)482-9424 or

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Roland Garros: May 27-June 10

Wimbledon: June 25-July 8

Olympic Tennis London: July 28-August 5

US Open: August 27-September 9



Singles - Final
(3) R Federer def. (6) T Berdych 3-6 7-5 7-5
Doubles - Final
(4) Fyrstenberg/Matkowski def. (6) Lindstedt/Tecau 6-3 6-4

Singles - First Round
M Youzhny def. T Bellucci 6-2 3-6 6-3
V Troicki def. (WC) F Volandri 4-6 6-4 6-3
J Ferrero def. K Anderson 6-4 7-5
A Seppi def. D Istomin 6-4 3-6 6-3
(WC) P Lorenzi def. N Davydenko 6-3 2-6 6-3
F Mayer def. M Raonic 7-6(7-5) 6-4



Singles - Final
(9) Serena Williams def. (1) Victoria Azarenka 6-1 6-3

Doubles - Final
(5) Errani/Vinci def. Makarova/Vesnina 6-1 3-6 10-4 (Match TB)


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