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Djokovic Enters Dubai As First Step In Winning Paris

Novak Djokovic enters the Dubai Open trying to keep a tight rein on his dream of fulfilling his Grand Slam destiny and completing his matched set of major with a Roland Garros title in June.




Federer To Play Fewer Events This Year But Practice More

Roger Federer, with his 32nd birthday approaching plans on playing on a reduced schedule in 2013.

Federer plans to play just 14 tournaments this year, missing the Sony Open Masters series event in Miami next month along with the Monte Carlo Rolex Open and later in the year the Swiss Indoors in his home-town of Basel.



Kvitova Wins Dubai Without Her Coach

Former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova won her first title since last August as she came out on top in the withdrawal hit Dubai Duty Free Championships. And the eighth ranked Czech did it on a week when her regular coach David Kotyza was away on vacation.



Sarasota To Honor Bollettieri

The Sarasota Open will have a name change this year. The Sarasota Herald Tribune reports that the tournament will now be called The Nick Bollettieri Sarasota Women’s Open.




Kenyon Men Win ITA Division III National Men’s Team Indoor Championship

Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio, won its first ITA Division III National Men's Team Indoor Championship in program history when it defeated top seed Emory 5-4.   


USPTA Is Seeking a Director of Marketing

The Director of Marketing will play an instrumental role in advancing the association’s mission and establishing the USPTA’s brand identity. In this position, the Director of Marketing will seek any opportunities for endorsements or ad sales through in- or out-of-industry contacts, build relationships to foster endorsements and answer inquiries regarding endorsements along with presenting proposals for potential endorsees.  The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, innovative and have exceptional communication and leadership skills.

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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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