Wednesday, June 6, 2012
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Draw Made for 2013 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas
ITF has announced the draws for the 2013 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World
Group and World Group II. The draws took place today at the
Musée de la Fédération Française de Tennis at Roland
Garros in Paris.
The first round ties will be held on 9-10 February 2013.
WORLD GROUP FIRST ROUND
CZECH REPUBLIC (*) v Australia
ITALY v United States
RUSSIA (*) v Japan
SERBIA v Slovak Republic
Entries Announced for Beach Tennis World Championships
ITF Beach Tennis World Championships are almost upon us with the
tournament due to begin on Thursday June 21, 2012. This year the
championships, which will run until Sunday June 24, 2012, are taking
place at Burgas Beach in Bulgaria.
the men’s and women’s 2011 champions will be returning as they look to
make successful defenses of their titles won in Rome. Alessandro
Calbucci & Luca Meliconi and Simona Briganti & Laura Olivieri are both
attempting to become the first pairing to not only retain the title but
also the first two-time champions.
Fernandez and Berger Named US Olympic Coaches
USTA announced that U.S. Fed Cup Captain Mary Joe Fernandez and Jay
Berger, USTA Player Development Head of Men’s Tennis, have been named as
the women’s and men’s coaches for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Tennis Teams.
In addition Dan James, Head U.S. National Wheelchair Team Coach, has
been named coach for the U.S. Paralympic Wheelchair Tennis Team.
Cibulkova Claims Stosur Plays Like a Man
of Martina Hingis’ infamous and much criticized observation about Amelie
Mauresmo being ‘half a man’ at the Australian Open 13 years ago
resurfaced as vanquished Dominika Cibulkova insisted her French Open
conqueror Samantha Stosur played with the same superiority.
who stands under 5ft 8ins tall and weighs 143 pounds, was simply too
strong for the Slovak who previously ousted world no.1 Victoria
Azarenka. “She played like a man, and it's really hard to play against a
man,” said 15th seeded Cibulkova. “It was driving me crazy on
the court. It was really, really hard."
Potro Loses in Paris and Immediately Sets His Sights on London
Del Potro is hoping to be fit enough to make his grass-court start at
Queen's club next Monday after exiting the French Open clay to Roger
9 said that his first priority is to rest, but he is keen to be ready
for the London start. "I would love to play Queen's, I'm supposed to
Tennis Job of the Day
director of junior competition position is open at the Midland Community
Center in Midland, Michigan. Contact 989 631 6151 ext 101.
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
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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.
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