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Thursday, June 21, 2012


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Judge Kelleher dies at 99

Judge Robert Kelleher, former president of the USLTA (now the USTA), passed away in Los Angeles.

Photo courtesy of International Tennis Hall of Fame



Queenís Linesman Files Charges Against Nalbandian

The Queen's club linesman whose shin was accidentally cut when irate David Nalbandian lashed out with a kick at an advertising board has apparently raised  the stakes in the unfortunate incident by filing charges against the 2002 Wimbledon finalist.



British Teenage Star Lives Close To The Championships

British teenager Laura Robson admits she enjoys her home comforts during the Wimbledon fortnight, with the 2008 junior champion confessing that heading home after a day at the courts is one of her small pleasures.

"It's more relaxing going home in the evening, I think.  I completely switch off," said the No. 111 who went out in the second round last year after a pair of first-round defeats following her junior triumph.


McEnroe Advises Murray to Temper His Temper

John McEnroe has some unsolicited advice on controlling temper tantrums to give to Andy Murray on the eve of Wimbledon: don't let your temper spoil your tennis.

"Anger can be a positive force - but only when combined with control," the 53-year-old McEnroe said in a British radio interview. "Athletes should be straightforward. If you use that anger in a positive way, where you get yourself to try harder or dig deeper, it can be a good thing."


USTA Names 2012 U.S. Paralympic Wheelchair Tennis Teams

The USTA and U.S. National Wheelchair Tennis Team Coach Dan James today announced the nine players who will represent the United States in the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, England September 1-8.

The menís team will be led by Stephen Welch (Southlake, Texas), Jon Rydberg (Oakdale, Minn.), Steve Baldwin (San Diego, Calif.), and Noah Yablong (Tucson, Ariz.). The womenís team will feature Emmy Kaiser (Ft. Mitchell, Ky.), and Mackenzie Soldan (Louisville, Ky.). The quad team, led by David Wagner (San Diego, Calif.), and Nick Taylor (Wichita, Kan.), and Paralympian Bryan Barten (Tucson, Ariz.).

Tennis Job of the Day

The North Miami Beach Tennis Center, North Miami Beach, Florida, is looking for a teaching pro. Contact is 305 919 0839.

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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Wimbledon: June 25-July 8

Olympic Tennis London: July 28-August 5

US Open: August 27-September 9




Singles - Second Round
D Istomin def. (2) M Granollers 6-1 4-6 7-6(7-2)
(3) A Seppi def. C Berlocq 7-6(7-2) 6-3
F Fognini def. (4) B Tomic 4-6 6-3 7-5
(6/WC) A Roddick def. J Chardy 6-2 7-6(8-6)
(7) P Kohlschreiber def. (WC) J Baker 6-2 3-6 6-3
S Darcis def. M Baghdatis 6-4 4-6 6-4
R Harrison def. Y Lu 6-1 7-6(7-2)
Doubles - Quarterfinal
(3) Fleming/Hutchins def. Erlich/A Ram 7-6(7-2) 7-6(7-2)
(WC) J Delgado/Skupski def. Andujar/Ramos 6-3 6-0
Elgin/Istomin def. Bracciali/Seppi 5-7 7-6(7-1) 12-10 (Match TB)
Ebden/Young def. (WC) Inglot/Marray 6-2 4-6 11-9 (Match TB)

Singles - Second Round
(1) D Ferrer def. L Mayer 6-3 6-1
T Ito def. (3) J Melzer 6-2 6-2
B Paire def. (8) L Kubot 6-3 0-6 6-4
(WC) I Sijsling def. O Rochus 7-5 7-6(7-4)
E Roger-Vasselin def. F Cipolla 6-2 3-6 6-1
X Malisse def. P Lorenzi 7-6(7-3) 6-2
G Muller def. A Falla 6-3 6-0
(Q) P Petzschner def. (WC) M Pavic walkover (back)
Doubles - First Round
Malisse/Norman def. Emmrich/Kohlmann 6-1 6-4
Doubles - Quarterfinal
(1) Lindstedt/Tecau def. Bogomolov/Cerretani 6-3 7-6(7-4)
Becker/Petzschner def. (2) Qureshi/Rojer 3-6 6-3 10-4 (Match TB)
Brunstrom/Marx def. (3) Cermak/Polasek 6-1 7-6(7-4)



Singles - Second Round
(4) Marion Bartoli def. Aleksandra Wozniak 6-2 6-2
(5) Angelique Kerber def. Chanelle Scheepers 6-3 6-2
(7) Lucie Safarova def. (WC) Heather Watson 7-6(7-5) 6-1
Tamira Paszek def. (8) Daniela Hantuchova 6-4 3-6 6-1
Klara Zakopalova def. (9) Petra Cetkovska 6-1 1-6 6-2
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova def. Christina McHale 7-5 3-6 6-4
Tsvetana Pironkova def. (Q) Stephanie Dubois 6-0 4-6 6-4
Ekaterina Makarova def. (Q) Laura Robson 6-4 7-5
Doubles - Quarterfinal
(2) Peschke/Srebotnik def. Jans-Ignacik/Rosolska 6-1 6-4
(4) Llagostera Vives/Martinez Sanchez def. Grandin/Uhlirova 6-4 6-4

Singles - Second Round
(6) Roberta Vinci def. Monica Niculescu 6-3 6-7(4-7) 6-0
Francesca Schiavone def. Irina-Camelia Begu 6-2 2-6 7-6(10-8)
(Q) Kirsten Flipkens def. (Q) Daria Gavrilova 7-5 7-6(7-4)
Sofia Arvidsson def. (WC) Arantxa Rus 6-4 6-1
Doubles - Quarterfinal
(2) Kirilenko/Petrova def. Govortsova/Minella 7-5 6-1
Pennetta/Schiavone def. (4) Begu/Niculescu 6-4 5-7 10-3 (Match TB)
Doubles - Semifinal
(1) Errani/Vinci def. Cibulkova/Zahlavova Strycova 3-6 6-3 10-6 (Match TB)


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