Friday, July 27, 2012
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Ivo Karlovic (CRO) has withdrawn through injury, and is
replaced by Philipp Petzschner (GER). Petzschner will face Lukas Lacko (SVK)
in the first round.
Wimbledon’s Grass Courts Said to be Ready for Olympic
the All England Club was announced as the Olympic tennis venue for
London 2012, one overriding question has continuously been asked; how
will it be possible for the grass courts to be ready in the normally
pristine condition with just three weeks recovery time following the
Head groundsman Eddie Seaward, who officially retires
from the job on September 1, his appointed successor Neil Stubley and
their 16-man full-time team should be the first medal winners of the
Federer Wildly Popular at Olympic Games
Novak Djokovic “only” attracted around 50 journalists to his press
conference in London, Wimbledon champion Roger Federer attracted around
Like most tennis players, Federer is housing himself in
Wimbledon village because he does not want to do the 2 hour round trip
drive to the Olympic village. Plus he could very well be swarmed there.
Low-Profile Djokovic is Ready to Challenge for the Gold
Medal at The Olympic Games
No. 2 Novak Djokovic has kept a low profile since being knocked from his
top ATP spot by Roger Federer's recent Wimbledon title. But the Serb is
fully ready to challenge for the gold medal he is dreaming of at the
Federer is One Happy Tennis Player
Federer is understandably in a buoyant frame of mind. His 31st birthday
is fast approaching but the Swiss is once more on top of the tennis
world after reclaiming the world no.1 ranking with his seventh Wimbledon
title and on the even of London 2012 and his quest for an Olympic gold
medal at singles, he has not discounted the possibility of competing
again at Rio de Janeiro in four years time.
"Rio 2016, who knows?'" said Federer who will also be
aiming to retain his Olympic doubles title alongside Stanislaus Wawrinka
in the next ten days. I think I'm a chance. The mind, the body, there
are so many moving parts, but everything is really good.
Tunisian Player Hopes to Make A Mark
Malwk Jaziri hopes to make the most of his Olympic wild card. The
28-year-old is the only player from an Arab country in the men's draw.
"I represent all Arabic countries. I'm alone. . . just me in the top
100,” he told ESPN .com
Chelsea Piers Connecticut is Awarded Several USTA Junior
Piers Connecticut, the new multi-sport club has been awarded multiple
USTA sanctioned junior tournaments, including the prestigious District
Championships. The indoor seven court facility is run by former world
#1 player, Gigi Fernandez.
August Tournament Extravaganza
(Sanctioned USTA Events)
USTA District Championships – August 3-5th
10 and under Orange Ball Tournament (boys and girls)- August 12th
12 and under Boys and Girls - August 18-19th
14 and under Boys and Girls - August 18-19th
16 and under Boys and Girls - August 18-19th
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