Tuesday, June 12, 2012
DAILY TENNIS NEWS - BRIEFS
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Federer at Halle Acknowledges His Street-Naming Honor
Federer will always be a part of Halle, Germany after the home of the
Gerry Weber Open grass-court event officially dedicated a street leading
to the stadium in his honor.
will practically always be here," said the five-time winner of the
pre-Wimbledon event which - unlike its ATP rival this week at Queen's
club London, has for years boasted a moveable roof to prevent washouts
from bad weather.
Nadal On His Way to Halle and Roger Federer
Nadal has only hours to celebrate his history-making seventh title from
eight French Open appearances, with the Spaniard due on Halle, Germany,
to begin his pre-Wimbledon preparation in a field which includes rival
Nestor Not Stopping at 40
though he will turn 40 in a few months, Canada's Daniel Nestor sees no
reason to hang up his rackets anytime soon. Nestor and his partner Max
Mirnyi repeated as Roland Garros doubles champion, stopping Bob and Mike
Bryan from winning their record 12th major.
However, Nestor whose daughter is a toddler doesn't see himself playing
until the age of 44. While he and Mirnyi have seized the No. 1 ranking
from the Bryans, eventually, he realizes that he will slow down. When
asked whether he'll compete at the 2016 Olympics, he called it a "big
Nadal Loves Fishing, But the Timing Conflicts With Tennis Practice
Nadal may be the king of clay, but the French Open hero says he's just
an amateur when it comes to his hobby of deep-sea fishing. The
Mediterranean islander from Mallorca uses the recreational sport as a
way to relax outside of tennis. But Nadal says he's anything but a pro
with a deep-sea rod and reel in his hand.
Tennis Job of the Day
USPTA Now Accepting Applications For CEO/Executive Director Position
The United States Professional Tennis Association is now accepting
applications for qualified candidates to serve as USPTA CEO/Executive
Director. For complete details, including a position description and
application form, please follow the link below:
Deadline for applications is JULY 15, 2012.
Larsonís 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