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Wednesday, June 13, 2012


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Federer Says Hip Injury is History Now

After dealing with an undisclosed hip injury during much of the clay season and still managing to win Madrid and place in the semi-finals in Rome before exiting in the final four at the French Open, Roger Federer said he is finally fit as the grass season begins.



Sharapova Is Candidate to Carry Russian Flag at Olympics

It appears newly-crowned Roland Garros champion Maria Sharapova is the front runner to be Russia's flag-bearer at the opening of next month's London Olympics

Russia's tennis federation chief Shamil Tarpishchev has said that Sharapova had already been penciled in as the flag-bearer. But Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko countered: "Maria is an outstanding athlete but currently she's just a candidate for the role of the country's flag-bearer."


As a Bad Actor Haas Calls Murray a Good Actor on the Court

German Tommy Haas has taken note of what he considers Andy Murray's award-winning acting skills on court, but does not give the Scot an Oscar for what he sees as serial gamesmanship.

Haas seems particularly annoyed at Murray's perceived habit of "looking like he is injured Ö and then moving like a cat," adding that "everyone in the locker room knows about it and talks about it".

Tennis Job of the Day

Columbia University is looking for an assistant womenís coach in New York, New York. Call 212 854 2538.

Bob Larsonís Tennis Jobs publishes a weekly list of available tennis jobs throughout the US market. For a free sample of the current list, just email and say you want a free sample.


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 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..

Please contact email or call 617 480 2971.


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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Bad Gastein


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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 - First Round
(6) M Granollers def. (Q) M Zverev 6-4 6-2
R Stepanek def. (7) A Seppi 7-6(8-6) 4-6 7-6(9-7)
(WC) T Haas def. B Tomic 5-2, retired (abdominal disorder)
L Lacko def. (Q) K Kravchuk 2-6 6-2 6-3
V Troicki def. B Becker 6-2 7-6(8-6)
F Mayer def. (Q) T Smyczek 6-4 6-4
Doubles - First Round
(1) Qureshi/Rojer def. Becker/Petzschner 6-4 6-7(2-7) 12-10 (Match TB)
Raonic/Shamasdin def. (3) Brown/Marach 4-6 6-2 11-9 (Match TB)
Kubot/Youzhny def. (WC) Chiudinelli/Zverev 6-3 4-6 10-3 (Match TB)

Singles - First Round
(9) K Anderson def. (WC) J Ward 4-6 6-3 6-4
(10) D Nalbandian def. V Pospisil 4-6 6-2 6-2
(11) M Baghdatis def. F Gil 7-6(7-2) 4-6 6-2
(12) D Istomin def. (Q) K de Schepper 6-4 7-6(7-4)
(13) A Bogomolov Jr. def. M Klizan 6-2 7-6(7-5)
(14) G Muller def. (WC) L Broady 6-2 6-1
(15) G Soeda def. B Phau 6-2 6-2
(16) I Karlovic def. (WC) L Hewitt 6-3 6-2
N Mahut def. G Garcia-Lopez 6-4 6-2
G Dimitrov def. (Q) B Reynolds 6-3 7-5
S Stakhovsky def. F Cipolla 6-4 6-1
S Darcis def. R Ramirez Hidalgo 7-6(7-2) 7-5
S Bolelli def. E Gulbis 6-3 6-4
X Malisse def. A Ungur 6-4 6-4
E Roger-Vasselin def. (Q) E Korolev 6-7(5-7) 6-2 6-4
M Ebden def. M Bachinger 7-6(7-5) 6-3
L Rosol def. V Hanescu 6-4 7-6(7-5)
Y Lu def. I Kunitsyn 4-6 7-6(7-4) 6-3
(LL) R Sweeting def. D Tursunov 6-4 7-6(8-6)
S Querrey def. O Rochus 6-1 6-7(4-7) 6-4
I Dodig def. F Dancevic 6-1, retired
(WC) J Baker def. (WC) O Golding 7-6(7-1) 6-3
R Bemelmans def. M Jaziri 6-4 1-6 6-3
Paolo Lorenzi tied with Tatsuma Ito 6-7(6-8) 6-4, suspended/darkness



Singles - First Round
(9) Marina Erakovic def. Ayumi Morita 5-0 retired
(Q) Melanie Oudin def. (10) Sorana Cirstea 3-6 6-3 6-2
(WC) Tara Moore def. (11) Iveta Benesova 6-1 6-2
Anne Keothavong def. (12) Tamira Paszek 6-2 7-5
Stephanie Foretz Gacon def. (16) Eleni Daniilidou 6-4 6-2
Urszula Radwanska def. (WC) Samantha Murray 6-4 6-4
Elena Vesnina def. Olivia Rogowska 6-3 6-2
Andrea Hlavackova def. Michaella Krajicek 6-2 6-6(6-8) 4-0 retired (Viral Illness)
Melinda Czink def. Anna Tatishvili 7-6(7-5) 3-6 6-3
Casey Dellacqua def. Garbine Muguruza Blanco 6-2 3-6 6-2
Laura Robson def. (Q) Grace Min 6-4 6-1
Misaki Doi def. (Q) Noppawan Lertcheewakarn 6-4 3-6 6-3
(Q) Zheng Jie def. (LL) Alla Kudryavtseva 6-4 4-6 6-3
(Q) Michelle Larcher de Brito def. Bojana Jovanovski 3-6 7-5 6-4
(LL) Sesil Karatantcheva def. Tamarine Tanasugarn 6-4 6-2
(WC) Melanie South def. Mirjana Lucic 6-1 4-6 6-3
Anastasia Rodionova def. (Q) Abigail Spears 7-6(7-3) 1-6 6-1
Virginie Razzano def. Alberta Brianti 6-4 7-5
Heather Watson def. Paula Ormaechea 6-4 3-6 6-3
Irina Falconi def. Alexandra Cadantu 6-2 6-0
(14) Timea Babos tied with (Q) Alison Riske 6-4 4-6 3-3, suspended/darkness
Kai-Chen Chang leads Elena Baltacha 6-4 2-3, suspended/darkness

Bad Gastein
Singles - First Round
(Q) Richel Hogenkamp def. (1) Julia Goerges 3-6 6-3 6-3
(2/WC) Yanina Wickmayer def. Mariana Duque-Marino 6-3 6-4
(4) Carla Suarez Navarro def. Marta Domachowska 6-4 7-5
(7) Alize Cornet def. Edina Gallovits-Hall 7-5 7-5
Mandy Minella def. Ajla Tomljanovic 6-3 6-4
Estrella Cabeza Candela def. Laura Pous-Tio 3-6 6-3 6-3
Sarah Gronert def. Eva Birnerova 6-2 6-0
Sacha Jones def. Yuliya Beygelzimer 4-6 6-3 6-1
Yvonne Meusburger leads (5) Petra Martic 1-0, suspended/rain
(6) Irina-Camelia Begu tied with Kathrin Woerle 4-4, suspended/rain


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