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Thursday, July 19, 2012


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Fish Skips Olympics With No Regrets

There will be absolutely no Olympic regrets for recovered American Mardy Fish as he stays on his side of the Atlantic to play on hardcourts and miss the London Olympics.

"I was lucky enough to do well in the Olympics when I played in 2004 and win the silver medal, so Iíve got a medal and Iíve got the memories from that," said the 29-year-old who has grappled with an accelerated heartbeat problem - now solved - over the past half-year.


Petkovic Forced to Withdraw From the Olympics

The London Olympic dream has died for Andrea Petkovic, with the unlucky German announcing that she will not be fit enough to play in the tennis event which begins a week from Saturday. "Really sorry to announce that I will not be competing at the Olympic Games," she said on her Twitter feed. "I'm heartbroken and sad as can be but I'm just not ready yet."


Draw for Olympic Tennis Event to be held on Thursday, July 26

The ITF announced that the draw for the 2012 Olympic Tennis Event will be held at the All England Club, Wimbledon on Thursday 26 July at 11:00 in the Debenture Holders Lounge. Seeds for the draw will be based on the latest ATP and WTA world rankings of Monday July 23. Any accredited media for the London 2012 Olympics are able to attend the draw.



Washington, D.C. to Offer New Features From New Sponsor

World class tennis wonít be the only thing for fans to enjoy at this yearís Citi Open in Washington, D.C., running from July 28 to August 5 in Rock Creek Park. While the worldís best ATP and WTA players compete for more than $1.8 million in player compensation on the court, tournament sponsors and organizers have created an enhanced fan experience off the court through special events and interactive fan promotions.


Tennis Job of the Day

The Midtown Athletic Club, Palatine, Illinois is seeking a pro. Call 847 991 4646.

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



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Olympic Tennis London: July 28-August 5

US Open: August 27-September 9





Singles - Second Round
(WC) T Haas def. (2) G Simon 4-6 6-3 6-4
(4) M Cilic def. (Q) F Delbonis 6-3 6-2
(7) F Mayer def. R Haase 6-2 6-1
A Ramos def. L Rosol 7-6(8-6) 4-6 6-3
Doubles - First Round
(1) Bhupathi/Bopanna def. Soares/Waske 6-3 7-6(7-4)
(2) Peya/Zimonjic def. (WC) Kamke/Reister 6-4 6-1
Chardy/Simon def. Kas/Troicki 6-1 5-7 10-4 (Match TB)
(Alt) Dutra Silva/Munoz-de la Nava def. Fyrstenberg/Kohlschreiber 7-6(7-2) 6-4
Marrero/Verdasco def. J Murray/Sa 6-4 5-7 10-7 (Match TB)
Doubles - Quarterfinal
(4) Erlich/A Ram def. Andujar/Fognini 6-3 6-1

Singles - First Round
(7) S Giraldo def. (WC) H Laaksonen 6-2 6-2
Singles - Second Round
P Mathieu def. (3) S Wawrinka 7-6(7-3) 7-6(10-8)
T Bellucci def. (4) M Youzhny 4-6 6-2 6-4
(5) F Lopez def. J Hajek 6-7(3-7) 6-1 6-4
E Gulbis def. B Paire 5-7 7-6(7-3) 6-4
Doubles - First Round
(1) Granollers/M Lopez def. Kavcic/Zelenay 6-3 6-3
Farah/Giraldo def. Brunstrom/Norman 4-6 6-4 10-8 (Match TB)
Doubles - Quarterfinal
(2) Dodig/Melo def. Stakhovsky/Youzhny 6-3 6-3
Bellucci/Kohlmann def. (3) Hanley/Knowle 1-6 6-3 10-5 (Match TB)

Singles - Second Round
(3) K Nishikori def. (Q) R Berankis 6-4 6-7(7-9) 6-4
(4) A Roddick def. N Mahut 7-6(7-4) 6-3
M Russell def. (5) K Anderson 6-7(5-7) 6-4 6-4
(8) G Soeda def. I Kunitsyn 6-1 7-5




Singles - Second Round
(1) Marion Bartoli def. Vania King 6-4 5-7 6-4
(4) Nadia Petrova def. (Q) Alexa Glatch 6-4 6-3
Varvara Lepchenko def. (8) Chanelle Scheepers 6-4 6-2
(Q) Chan Yung-Jan def. Heather Watson 6-3 7-6(7-2)
Doubles - First Round
(1) Huber/Raymond def. (WC) Lucic/Vandeweghe 6-4 6-3
(3) Kops-Jones/Spears def. Daniilidou/Gajdosova 7-6(7-5) 6-4

Singles - First Round
Mathilde Johansson def. (LL) Jill Craybas 6-4 6-1
Johanna Larsson def. Olga Govortsova 7-6(8-6) 4-3 retired (Viral Illness)
Singles - Second Round
Polona Hercog def. (2) Julia Goerges 7-6(7-4) 6-2
(5) Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova def. Silvia Soler-Espinosa 6-4 6-0
(7) Mona Barthel def. Kateryna Bondarenko 6-2 7-5
Tsvetana Pironkova def. Lesia Tsurenko 7-5 6-3
Doubles - First Round
Amanmuradova/K.Bondarenko def. (4) Dominguez Lino/Medina Garrigues walkover (Dominguez Lino: Thigh Muscle Strain)
Doubles - Quarterfinal
Castano/Duque-Marino def. (2) Govortsova/Jans-Ignacik walkover (Govortsova: Viral Illness)
Klemenschits/Malek def. Solovieva/Tatishvili 6-3 5-7 10-5 (Match TB)


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