Monday, June 11, 2012
DAILY TENNIS NEWS - BRIEFS
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Sharapova Wants a
Few Days Off to Celebrate French Win
Sharapova is taking a handful of days off to quietly celebrate her
return to the world No. 1 ranking. But the start of the pre-Wimbledon
grass season necessarily means that her break will be short and sweet.
debating with my coach whether I should have three or four days off,"
said the LA-based Russian who won Roland Garros over Italy's Sara Errani
6-3, 6-2. "I'm going for four, he's going for three, which is very
French Open Champion Nestor Doesn’t Expect Any Extra
Nestor may have won his third straight French Open doubles title but
that didn't mean that the low-voltage Canadian was in the mood to do any
extra celebrating after he and Max Mirnyi beat the Bryan brothers 6-4,
6-4 in the final.
"You don’t want to take your clothes off and start
dancing around the court when you win,” said the dead-pan veteran, whose
78 doubles titles are the most in history. “We have a lot of respect for
the opposition today.”
Nadal Understands the French Open History of a Long Lunch
No Matter What
Nadal laughed off the rows of empty seats at the start of his French
Open semi-final with David Ferrer, with the knowledge that a long lunch
takes precedence early afternoon tennis at Roland Garros.
The second seed said that the 1 p.m. start was without
doubt the reason for the absentee spectators. "The timing probably
wasn't the best. 1:00 is probably not the best timing," he said. "That's
the reason, in my opinion. I've played almost every day but I can't say
every day with a full court.
Nadal and Moya Stop at Sponsor’s Booth at Tournament to
week at the French Open, Rafael Nadal and Carlos Moya stopped by the
Babolat booth to say hi to their proud sponsor.
After a friendly meeting, the two major Spanish champions
took advantage of this opportunity to sign Babolat's special guest book,
which also contains the autographs of the legendary musketeers!
Tennis Job of the Day
Tech University, Atlanta, Georgia, is seeking a head women’s coach to
replace Bryan Shelton who has resigned to accept the position of head
men’s coach at the University of Florida. Contact is 678 407 5000.
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..
firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
email@example.com Makes a great prize for Wimbledon events or