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Friday, January 25, 2013

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Australian Official Defends Azarenka’s Timeout 

‘Worldwide condemnation of Australian Open defending champion Victoria Azarenka’s ill-timed nine-minute medical timeout caused her to trend globally on Twitter with countless accusations of gamesmanship. But tournament director Craig Tiley jumped to the defense of his top seed who faces Li Na in tomorrow’s final.

 

 

Agassi Comments on Armstrong’s Situation

Andre Agassi and Lance Armstrong used to sit happily together on the board of Athletes For Hope, a body designed to inspire, empower, commit to a better life for those less fortunate by the use of sport. Now Armstrong stands a disgraced figure after admitting guilt to doping allegations and Agassi admitted he was as dismayed as anyone to hear the admission of the multiple Tour de France champion.

 

Ivanisevic Suggests Five-Set Matches Are Too Long

The man who took five sets and two days - London rain intervened - to win his career-highlight Wimbledon title a dozen years ago says now that five sets are too many for today's tennis. Croatian Goran Ivanisevic, playing in the Legends event at the Australian Open, believes that tiebreakers are the key to keeping match times under control.

 

 

Agassi: Players Need Leader to ‘Galvanize Merits of What They are Looking For

Andre Agassi was never a leader on the ATP Players Council during his 19-year career, but the eight-time Grand Slam champion was usually outspoken on the issues. While at the Australian Open to promote Jacob’s Creek wine, Agassi said that if the current male players want to make headway with the Grand Slams over prize money that they need to be reasonable and find someone who can properly communicate their demands.

 

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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

Position:  Community Outreach Manager

The Junior Tennis Champions Center (JTCC) is a nationally recognized tennis facility in College Park, Maryland, that trains national and international level elite juniors.  JTCC also has a growing community outreach program for underprivileged youth.  This is a maturing experience for JTCC players because they learn to become role-models by teaching younger children how to play tennis.

Community Outreach Manager (COM) will work closely with the General Manger and CEO to manage all facets of program. 

Salary and benefits.

Email resume to apant@thetccp.com.

 

Tennis Job of the Day

Rolling Hills Country Club, Wilton, Connecticut, is seeking a pro.  203 762 4600.

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Australian Open

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Davis Cup

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Parris
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