Monday, July 16, 2012
DAILY TENNIS NEWS - BRIEFS
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Another Record As He Returns to Top ATP Ranking
Federer has made more tennis history as he begins a record 287th week as
world No. 1 after returning to the top of the ATP table thanks to his
seventh Wimbledon title claimed a week ago.
Olympic Participation is Questionable
Nadal, gold medalist in singles when Olympic tennis was contested in
Beijing nearly four years ago, has stressed concerns he will not be
fully fit for his attempt to become the first man to successfully defend
an Olympic tennis title at London 2012 when play begins in just 12 days
Lendl to Coach
Murray From Connecticut
Lendl, coach of Wimbledon finalist Andy Murray, has the perfect antidote
to tennis disappointment. He simply heads been back to the golf course
and this week will attempt to qualify for the Connecticut Open.
Lendl will remain in the United States during the
upcoming Olympics but will use his television to keep an eye on Murrayís
progress Ė when golfing commitments allow. The pair will next link up
for the two North American summer events on the ATP World Tourís Masters
1000 series; first in Toronto for the Rogers Cup beginning August 6 and
then a week later move on to Cincinnati for the Western and Southern
Lost Service Speed
Yanina Wickmayer feels her game is progressing after a rough stretch
last year when she battled a debilitating back injury. After reaching
the semifinals of the Back of the West Classic at Stanford she is
projected to get close to the top 30 in the rankings, still off her
career high of No. 12 in April of 2010, but good enough for her as she
was concerned she might drop through floor in the first half of the
season as she didnítí feel quite ready to come back.
Pleased to Have US Passport
Lepchenko, who grabbed a United States Olympic spot at the last minute
with a fourth round appearance at Roland Garros, is thrilled to be
traveling with a U.S. passport. Lepchenko, a native of Uzbekistan, has
lived in the United States for 10 and half years, and was given her US
citizenship in September, 2011.
Wins a Mercedes-Benz Car in Stuttgart
Janko Tipsarevic has added another motor to his garage after winning the
clay title at the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart. Along with the winner's
check goes a Mercedes-Benz SLK BlueEFFICIENCY car, which the married man
suddenly finds handy.
Murray Differ on How to Relax After Wimbledon
Wimbledon champion Roger Federer and losing finalist Andy Murray could
not have chosen more contrasting post-Grand Slam holidays, with the
Swiss soaking up restful sun while fellow tennis millionaire Murray got
caught out by Britain's summer weather misery.
Tennis Job of the Day
The Vintage Club in Indian Wells, California is looking for a pro.
760 346 5566.
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