Thursday, June 14, 2012
DAILY TENNIS NEWS - BRIEFS
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Roddick Not Retiring Now; He Loves Tennis Too Much
Roddick won't let a six-match loss streak determine his tennis future
with the former No. 1 adamant that he's far from done in the game.
don't have certainty two, three years (view) down the road. I'm not
going to talk about that," said Roddick after his dismal grass start. "I
don't think I'm going to set the precedent on giving (retirement) dates
on a day to day basis, either."
Nadal Says There is Not Enough Time to Switch From Clay to Grass
Nadal is facing the toughest period of his tennis years as the king of
clay makes the immediate switch to grass as Wimbledon approaches. Nadal,
playing in Halle, Germany, in a field which also includes five-time
winner Roger Federer, admitted his annual challenge always seems huge.
said he will be ready to step onto the grass with Wimbledon less than a
fortnight away. "The only thing that I can say is that I will try my
best as I do in every tournament that I play during all year.
Nestor and Raonic to Lead Canadian Olympic Tennis Contingent
Canada announced the four players nominated for selection to the
Canadian Olympic Team for the London 2012 Olympic Games. Daniel Nestor
(Toronto), Vasek Pospisil (Vancouver), Milos Raonic (Thornhill, Ontario)
and Aleksandra Wozniak (Blainville, Quebec) will represent Canada in
London. Raonic and Wozniak will play singles while Nestor and Pospisil
will team up for doubles.
Mahut Not Wanting to Be Memorialized as Iron Man
people what springs to mind at the mention of Nicolas Mahutís name, and
most will tell you that he was the man that lost the longest match in
history. Or, the one that came within the width of the net-tape of
beating Andy Roddick to win the title here five years ago.
6-4, 6-7, 7-6 over the defending champion and top seed Andy Murray in
the second round of the AEGON Championships at The Queenís Club on
Wednesday, the Frenchman is determined to change the public perception
Sweeting Signs to Play World TeamTennis for Sacramento
Sacramento Capitals announced that Ryan Sweeting will be joining their
team. Sweeting's first appearance on court for the Capitals will be at
the Boston Lobsters home opener on July 9th, which is featuring Robby
Ginepri playing singles for the Boston Lobsters.
Tennis Job of the Day
Atlanta Country Club, Atlanta, Georgia is seeking a director of tennis.
770 953 2100.
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@example.com and say you want a free sample.
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