Monday, May 21, 2012
DAILY TENNIS NEWS - BRIEFS
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Noah Believes France Has Davis Cup Problem
Noah had a massive amount of success as France's Davis and Fed Cup
captains, leading two Davis Cup teams to titles in 1991and 1996, and
also guiding the Fed Cup squad to the crown in 1997.
But the former French Open champion has no desire to
prowl the sides again, telling L'Equipe that even if the players begged
him, he would not return. Guy Forget stepped down as captain in April
and the Franc Tennis Federation has yet to name a replacement.
Sharapova Disputes Azarenka’s WTA Rules Interpretation
Azarenka's Twitter outburst against her interpretation of WTA top player
entry requirements has drawn zero sympathy from world No.2 Maria
Sharapova as the rivalry between the top two in the world heats up.
Sharapova said that she prefers just to pay the fine and
not risk her body if she's not fully fit for a mandatory tournament.
"She (Azarenka) is probably injured more than any other player (who is)
number one," said the Russian.
After Loss in Rome Federer Has More Time to Relax With
Federer is keen to relax for a few days prior to Sunday's start of the
French Open after losing in straight sets to Novak Djokovic at the Rome
"I'm very excited but very tired," said winner of an
ATP-leading four titles this season, including Madrid only days ago.
"I've been living and breathing tennis every day. I'm looking forward to
some days off and getting ready for Paris."
ITF Decision in
the Case of Dimitar Kutrovsky
International Tennis Federation announced that Dimitar Kutrovsky has
been found to have committed an Anti-Doping Rule Violation under Article
2.1 of the Tennis Anti-Doping Programme (presence of a Prohibited
Substance in player’s sample).
concurred, and therefore confirmed Kutrovsky’s commission of an
Anti-Doping Rule Violation under Article 2.1 of the Tennis Anti-Doping
Programme, and determined that he should be suspended from participation
for a period of two years, back-dated to commence from February 14. 2012
and so ending at midnight on February 13, 2014.
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.
Tennis Job of the Day
Head Tennis and Paddle Professional—New York
A prestigious, member-owned, private club established in
1926 seeks a Head Tennis and Paddle Professional. The Bronxville Field
Club, located in Westchester County, New York, has successful racquets
programs and a very active membership. The Club membership is healthy
and full with a strong waiting list for membership.
The ideal candidate must be USPTA and PTR certified.
He/she must have experience as a head professional, preferably in a
private club setting. The ideal candidate must demonstrate excellent
playing skills, be a master stringer and exhibit an appropriate
professional image. He/she must be detail oriented, have strong
organizational and leadership skills and exceptional communication
skills. The successful candidate will have both on court and off court
responsibilities. The candidate must have the ability to organize,
promote and implement all paddle and tennis activities, events, clinics,
exhibitions, tournaments and lessons for all ages and abilities within
the club’s membership. The club is committed to providing exceptional
member service in all of these areas. Continued development and
enhancement of both the paddle and tennis programs should be the primary
goal of any interested candidate. The club has a tradition of
longstanding relationships with its employees. There have only been two
head tennis/paddle professionals in the last fifty years.
Our facilities include:
· Fourteen Har-Tru tennis courts, two of which are bubbled from
October through April, making tennis a successful year round program.
· Three paddle courts
· Three international squash courts
· Swimming pool
· Year-round restaurant and banquet facility
· Fitness facility
· Pro shop
Compensation will include a base salary and benefits
package, which includes medical, dental, life insurance, short and long
term disability and 401k.
No phone calls please.
Interested applicants should e-mail resumes to: Lori M. Sahagian,
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Investor Wants to Buy a Tennis Club in the Boston Area
"Looking at purchasing a tennis club in the Boston area
or a part of equity.
Contract time of 50-100 hours a week will be considered as well as
long-term leasing with the buy-out option. Please email
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