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Thursday, May 24, 2012


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Federer Not Happy With ITF Rule For Olympic Eligibility

Roger Federer will not bow to pressure to increase his Davis Cup playing workload for the 2016 Rio Olympics if it does not suit his personal tennis rhythm and schedule over the next few seasons.

That's the word from the understated, but steely, Swiss after a surprise diktat handed by the International Tennis Federer, which without true consultation - doubled the number of David Cup ties which must be played from two to four for potential Olympic players.


USTA Player Development Establishes Player and Coach Honor Roll

USTA Player Development announced it is starting a new recognition program for players and their coaches who have achieved outstanding results on the professional and/or junior level.  USTA Player Development will issue a Player Honor Roll each month honoring all players who have achieved specific results during that month, and a Coaches Honor Roll on a bi-annual basis that will recognize multiple coaches at a time.

Both the Player and Coaches Honor Rolls will be housed on the USTA Player Development website at:


USTA Eastern Names Fonte as New Executive Director

USTA Eastern announced the appointment of Jill Fonte as the sectionís new Executive Director. Fonte, who begins June 4, will lead the section as it places a new emphasis on growing tennis participation among players of all ages and abilities.



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.


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


Wimbledon Four-Ball Cans for Sale

A limited number of unused Slazenger Wimbledon Ultra Vis tennis balls are for sale.

Cans are priced at $17.50 each, plus $2.00 for shipping. Four cans are $60.00 plus postage. Delivery in USA only.

If interested, email Makes a great prize for Wimbledon events or graduation gifts



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Roland Garros

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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 - Second Round
(1) J Isner def. X Malisse 7-6(7-3) 7-6(7-5)
(2) G Simon def. (Q) G Dimitrov 6-3 6-3
(3) N Almagro def. E Roger-Vasselin 7-6(7-5) 6-4
(Q) B Baker def. (4) G Monfils (WC) 6-3 7-6(7-9)
M Kukushkin def. (5) B Tomic 3-6 6-2 7-5
N Davydenko def. (7) D Istomin 6-4 1-6 6-3
S Darcis def. F Volandri 3-6 6-2 6-4
(Q) T Bellucci def. (WC) J Ferrero 6-4 6-3
Doubles - First Round
(WC) Isner/Querrey def. (2) Bopanna/Marrero 6-3 6-3
Hanley/Knowle def. Butorac/Soares 3-6 6-3 11-9 (Match TB)
Doubles - Quarterfinal
(1) Bryan/Bryan def. Bracciali/J Murray 4-6 6-2 10-7 (Match TB)
(3) Qureshi/Rojer def. Lipsky/R Ram 6-3 6-2

Round Robin - Red Group
Cermak/Stepanek def. Roddick/Harrison 7-6(7-5) 5-7 10-8
C Berlocq def. G Soeda 6-3 6-4
Brzezicki/Chela def. Ito/Sato 6-7(3-7) 6-1 10-7 (Match TB)
Round Robin - Blue Group
Tursunov/Kunitsyn def. Jankovic/Zimonjic 7-5 7-6(8-6)
P Kohlschreiber def. L Zovko 6-2 7-6(7-2)
Kas/Petzschner def. Dodig/Zovko 6-4 1-6 10-3 (Match TB)



Singles - Second Round
(1) Agnieszka Radwanska def. (LL) Lesia Tsurenko 6-1 6-0
(Q) Urszula Radwanska def. (2) Marion Bartoli 6-4 6-2
(4) Dominika Cibulkova def. Yanina Wickmayer 6-3 6-4
(8) Kaia Kanepi def. (LL) Bojana Jovanovski 6-2 6-2
Tsvetana Pironkova def. (10) Nadia Petrova 6-3 6-2
Simona Halep def. Monica Niculescu 6-1 6-1
Sofia Arvidsson def. (Q) Arantxa Rus 6-2 3-1 retired (Low Back Injury)
(WC) Alison Van Uytvanck def. Chanelle Scheepers 4-6 6-4 6-2
Doubles - First Round
K Bondarenko/Niculescu def. Kapshay/Wienerova 6-4 7-5
Doubles - Quarterfinal
(3) Rosolska/Zheng def. Dekmeijere/Kondratieva 6-4 6-3
(4) Mattek-Sands/Mirza def. (WC) Bovina/Van Uytvanck 6-2 3-6 10-1 (Match TB)
Dellacqua/Rodionova def. McHale/Oudin 6-1 7-5

Singles - Second Round
(2) Francesca Schiavone def. (Q) Mirjana Lucic 6-1 6-2
(4) Anabel Medina Garrigues def. Hsieh Su-Wei 7-6(11-9) 7-6(7-2)
Johanna Larsson def. (8) Tamira Paszek 6-2 6-0
Pauline Parmentier def. Stephanie Foretz Gacon 3-6 6-2 6-3
Sloane Stephens def. Timea Babos 6-2 3-6 6-3
Ayumi Morita def. (WC) Virginie Razzano 6-1 6-3
(Q) Alexandra Panova def. Lucie Hradecka 6-3 4-6 6-3
(WC) Alize Cornet def. Shahar Peer 4-6 6-4 6-0
Doubles - Quarterfinal
(1) Grandin/Uhlirova def. Chang/Chuang 7-5 6-4
(2) Govortsova/Jans-Ignacik def. Gamiz/Hermoso 6-2 7-5
(4) Babos/Hsieh def. Naydenova/Pereira 6-3 6-4
Cadantu/Keothavong def. Adamczak/Bengson 6-3 6-3


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