Wednesday, August 22, 2012
DAILY TENNIS NEWS - BRIEFS
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Major Upgrades Will Enhance Enjoyment Of US Open
USTA has finished construction on its newest show court – Court 17 – for
this year’s tournament. The court has full television broadcast
capabilities, state-of-the-art video screens and includes the Chase
Review electronic line calling system. With a capacity of 2,800, Court
17 is the fourth-largest spectator court at the US Open. The pavilion
around Court 17 will include new attractions for fans, including Bar 17,
a casual outdoor setting replete with TVs, and the return of the popular
player photo wall, where fans can take pictures next to life-sized
images of their favorite players.
A full list of enhancements can be seen at
Djokovic To Stay In New Jersey Home During US Open
Djokovic will prepare for his US Open title defense in relative peace as
he and his team set up camp in suburban New Jersey for the duration of
the last Grand Slam of the season starting on Monday.
stay in New Jersey at a friend's place, so we're not spending a lot of
time in the city," said the world No. 2 who reached the Cincinnati final
at the weekend., "At the majors you really try to save as much energy as
possible in order to perform your best on the court. That's the goal.
That's why we're there."
Tennis Channel Adds Courier To US Open Talent List
Channel is adding Hall of Famer Jim Courier to its on-air roster for its
fourth US Open as its lead men's tennis analyst.
Courier, through a multiyear agreement with the network, joins fellow
Hall of Famers Martina Navratilova and Tracy Austin as analysts, as well
as sportscasting mainstays Bill Macatee and Ted Robinson. In 2011
Courier offered analysis during select first-week matches, marking his
first appearance on the channel. This year his role is being expanded.
International Tennis Hall Of Fame To Offer Two Exhibitions At The US
International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum will present a special
exhibition at the US Open detailing the history of tennis in the
Olympics and the Paralympics, from 1896 through the recent Games. Tennis
and the Olympics showcases some of the most successful and interesting
tennis Olympians in history, and highlights the appeal of tennis as one
of the world's most international sports. The exhibition will feature
dynamic photos of great moments in Olympic tennis and a full listing of
every Olympic and Paralympic tennis medalist in history. Additionally,
the exhibition will detail the interesting role that tennis has played
in the Games, having gone from a full medal sport to having no presence
for many years, and back to a full medal, extremely popular sport in the
last several decades.
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Tennis Job of the Day
Racquet Club, Martinez, Georgia, is seeking a director of junior tennis.
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Larson’s Tennis Jobs publishes a weekly list of available tennis jobs
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