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Tuesday, December 18, 2012


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Baltacha Plans To Play Two More Years

Britain’s long-time no.1 ranked women’s player Elena Baltacha admitted she needed an extended term of reassessment after the Olympic Games to see if she really wanted to continue the grind of WTA life. But the 29 year-old, now overtaken on the rankings by the youthful duo of Heather Watson and Laura Robson, has decided she can play for two more years.


Ebden Hires McNamara As Coach

Australia is desperate for some positive energy from its’ male tennis ranks and Matt Ebden, ranked 61 in the world last October but currently back outside the top 100, has taken the constructive step of appointing former top tenner Peter McNamara has his new coach.



Stosur To Be Brisbane Headliner

Aussie tennis heroine Sam Stosur will be the holiday headliner for the Brisbane joint ATP-WTA event as the former US Open winner plays the New Year's eve match as the 2013 tennis season gets underway with a celebration.




Barty To Replace Dellacqua In Hopman Cup

Former junior Wimbledon winner Ash Barty has been given a major career break after being chosen to substitute for injured Casey Dellacqua on the Australian team for this month's start of the Hopman Cup. Barty, 16, and ranked 175, will make her surprise debut in the eight-nation team competition at Perth, western Australia, playing alongside 20-year-old compatriot Bernard Tomic.



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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.


Tennis Job of The Week

One of the most prestigious clubs in North Carolina with 1,500 members, 2 facilities totaling 14 courts, 11 outdoor clay courts and 3 indoor hard courts, is seeking a dynamic high energy creative Tennis Professional.  Collegiate and tournament playing experience is needed in addition to a minimum 3 years of full time experience teaching juniors of all levels and women’s competitive teams.

Looking for an innovative and motivated professional who is willing to help develop, organize and teach women’s competitive teams, junior programs (of all levels) in addition to teaching private lessons. The program consists of 150 women team tennis players, 60 men players and over 100 junior players.  There is a teaching staff totaling 3 full time professionals who all report to the Tennis Director.  All 3 pros also help organize and run social and special events.

This is a chance to receive the education and experience needed to become a future Tennis Director. Excellent opportunity for a professional to be under a Director who has placed numerous individuals in Directors positions across the country.

Compensation includes: above average base salary and commission on lessons and clinics.  $60,000 + potential earnings. Benefits include:  major medical, dental, 401(k) matching, meal allowance and vacation. Send resume with references to:  Greensboro Country Club, Attn:  Tom Cascarano-Tennis Director, 410 Sunset Drive, Greensboro, NC  27408. Or fax resume to:  336-691-5819. Or email to:


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