Thursday, May 31, 2012
DAILY TENNIS NEWS - BRIEFS
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Venus Refuses to Give Excuses on Her Paris Loss
Williams refused to indulge in any form of self-pity as her dubious
fitness, compromised after being diagnosed last September with Sjogren's
Syndrome, contributed to a second round French Open exit.
“Obviously it's frustrating at times. I don't know if there's anything
mental more I can do at this point, but there's a lot of stages to go
through with this kind of thing. I'm still playing a professional
sport, so I have to be very positive. And I'm going to have ups and
downs. I hope I never get to the ‘Why me.’ I'm not allowed to feel
sorry for myself.”
is Not Ready to Retire
Haas is showing that over-30 tennis can thrive in today's game, with the
German using his experience to advance at the French Open. The
33-year-old father of an 18-month-old daughter and ranked No. 112 said
there is no reason he cannot continue for a few more seasons as well
Bartoli & French Federation to Begin Talks
Bartoli and the French Tennis Federation (FFT) might be ready to start
current rules, a player must maker herself available for Fed Cup for two
ties during the two years prior to the Games. Bartoli has not made
herself available under those circumstances. The FFT has said it will
not change its team rules just to suit one player.
Williams Says Her Health Will Determine Her Olympic Schedule
Williams said that her health will decide if she can play two doubles
events at the London Olympics, with the 2008 Beijing gold medalist
hoping to team successfully with sister Serena in that event.
to see and see what I'm elected for. Maybe doubles and mixed is better
for me. For me, any medal in any event, even if it was the javelin,
that's a medal."
Collection of Tennis Images For Sale
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
member prestigious country club, with 3 indoor and 11 outdoor courts, is
seeking a dynamic, high-energy professional with experience teaching
women's teams, adults, and juniors of all levels. The program consists
of 130 women team tennis players and over 100 juniors. This job will
report directly to the Tennis Director. Looking for a professional with
recent tournament and college playing background. Minimum
of 2 years full time teaching experience is needed to fill this
career-oriented position. The responsibilities of organizing and
teaching junior and adult clinics as well as private lessons will
provide you with financial security as you learn all aspects of the
tennis business. Excellent opportunity for a professional who wants the
education and experience required to become a Tennis Director.
Individual will also be involved in assisting with all special events.
Compensation includes: above average base salary and commission on
lessons and clinics. $60,000+ potential earnings. Benefits include:
major medical, dental, meal allowance and vacation. Send resume with
references to: Greensboro Country Club, Attn: Tom Cascarano - Tennis
Director, 410 Sunset Drive, Greensboro, NC 27408. Or fax resume to
Larson’s Tennis Jobs publishes a weekly list of available tennis jobs
throughout the US market. For a free sample of the current list, just
firstname.lastname@example.org and say you want a free sample.
Investor Wants to Buy a Club in The Great Boston Area
Investor is interested in purchasing a tennis club in the The Great
Boston Area or a part of equity. Long-term leasing with the buy-out
option would be considered..
email@example.com or call 617 480 2971.
Vermont Club for Sale
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
limited number of unused Slazenger Wimbledon Ultra Vis tennis balls are
Cans are priced at $17.50 each, plus $2.00 for shipping. Four cans are
$60.00 plus postage. Delivery in USA only.
firstname.lastname@example.org Makes a great prize for Wimbledon events or