Wednesday, July 11, 2012
DAILY TENNIS NEWS - BRIEFS
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Compares Federer and Sampras at Same Age
the argument to distinguish the GOAT (Greatest of All Time) continue,
few are better placed to make a valid judgment that Paul Annacone who
coached Pete Sampras to many of his Grand Slam triumphs and last Sunday
fulfilled the role of lead advisor to Roger Federer as a record 17th major
singles titles was added to the imperious Swiss’ numerous list of
similarity is that they're both great and very driven,'' Annacone said
after Federer's four-set finals defeat of Andy Murray equaled the All
England Club record held by Sampras and Englishman William Renshaw, who
won his seven titles in the 1880’s.
Wedding Plans are Shaping Up
Sharapova is getting down to the details for her November Istanbul
wedding to basketballer boyfriend Sasha Vujacic. The date has been
reported as November 10, the start of the off-season in WTA tennis.
California Is Ready for Next Event
Williams has pronounced herself as top-fit after earning her fifth
Wimbledon title at the weekend. The defending champion had a hit as she
prepared to defend her title in Stanford as she waits for the full
effects of winning her 14th Grand Slam title to sink in.
Survey Shows Murray and Radwanska Most Popular
Murray has taken his time winning over the tennis public, particularly
in his native Britain. But the phenomenon which is Twitter has proved at
long last the 25 year-old Scot is finding his way into the hearts of his
A Twitter survey,
commissioned by the All England Club in conjunction with their
technology partners IBM who analyzed ‘the tweetbuzz’ showed that in more
than British 1.2 million tweets about The Championships, Murray was the
most popular male player. Agnieszka Radwanska, who lost in the women's
final to Serena Williams, was the most popular female player.
Weighs Pro Options
champion Nicole Gibbs is pretty sure that she will return to "The Farm"
(Stanford University) in the fall for her junior year. But after scoring
her first victory over Thailand's Noppawan Lertcheewakarn at Stanford's
Bank of the West Classic, the Ohio native said she will play pro events
and in the fall there is an outside chance she'll turn pro.
"It's a very tough
decision, the toughest," Gibbs said. "I get really great competition at
Stanford and the best coaching from Lele Forood, but I've told her not
to count on for me for college tournaments in the fall."
Tennis Job of the Day
Milwaukee’s Town Club
is seeking a head pro. Contact 414 362 6800.
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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..
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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