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Daily Tennis News Briefs 20Feb13





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Serena Williams Pulls Out of Dubai Half Hour After Her Scheduled Match

Serena Williams put the boot into the Dubai Open box-office with an ultra-late injury withdrawal announced less than half an hour after the new world number one was to have taken the court.




International Tennis Bodies To Discuss Enhancing Drug Testing

As the main bodies of tennis prepare to meet in New York early next month to determine vastly more meticulous drug testing in tennis and the introduction of biological passports in the professional game, the World Anti-Doping Agency believes the use of outlawed substances in all sport are now worse than ever, and a new trans-national body is needed to combat wide-ranging corruption.


Federer Visits His Foundation Project

Roger Federer has paid a working visit to one of the crčches for preschool children sponsored by his foundation in South Africa. The No. 2 is making the trip between events in Rotterdam and next week in Dubai to visit with children in a remote outpost of his mother's native country where his foundation has been working since its start almost a decade ago.



Serena Williams Complains She Is Drug Tested More Than Others

Contrary to the four leading names in men’s tennis, newly reinstalled women’s no.1 Serena Williams maintains she is drug tested on a more than regular basis.



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Tennis Club For Sale

“This is your chance to own a premier tennis, fitness and swim club located in Augusta, Georgia.  The club is situated on six acres (fee simple ownership), heavily wooded and beautifully landscaped with palm trees, mature pines and oaks and other landscape plants, and is located on a tributary known throughout the world, the famous Raes Creek which runs through the club and then Augusta National Golf Club, just four miles downstream.  The club features 13 championship courts all of which are fully lighted for night play.  The courts include two Red Clay courts, five “Har-Tru” clay courts and six US Open style hard courts (with stands and bleachers set up for professional tournament viewing).  The club also has a junior Olympic-size swimming pool, and a separate large family pool viewable from the clubhouse which is shaped like a tennis racquet.  The huge 8,000 square foot clubhouse (completed in 2005) includes a potential fully-equipped restaurant and/or sports bar facility, locker rooms with nice wood lockers, office space, a spacious pro shop, and complete nautilus and cardio theatre fitness center.  Serious potential purchasers please request details by email at or call Richard at 706-231-1353.”


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The Baton Rouge YMCA, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is seeking a director of tennis. 225 612 2480.

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