Friday, March 15, 2013
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Persons Of The Year Honors
Bryan and twin brother Mike received trophies from Daily Tennis News
publisher Bob Larson Wednesday as they were recognized as Tennis News
Persons Of The Year 2012.
In a brief ceremony
on court at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California, Larson
cited the brothers for their extensive contributions to charitable
events around the world throughout the year.
Says Injury Is Very Slight
joining Victoria Azarenka’s team as touring physiotherapist, Per
Bastholt has been one of the busiest men on the WTA scene. And the Swede
who not too long ago was a staff member on the ATP World Tour maintains
the Australian Open champion has suffered no tendon damage after being
forced to withdraw for her title defense at the BNP Paribas Open in
Indian Wells because of pain in her right ankle.
Berdych Is One Of
The Last Of Old School Czechs
Berdych says he’s part of the last generation of Czech players who had
to go through hard times to make it on tour. Berdych was born in 1985,
four year before the fall of the Berlin Wall and seven years before
Czechoslovakia was split into two counties: the Czech Republic and the
Slovak Republic. Like most Eastern European countries after the Eastern
Bloc dissolved, the Czech Republic struggled economically when
transitioning from communism to capitalism, so Berdych didn't have it
Sleep During Lulls
long hours of waiting for a late-starting match is all part of player
life at most events, with the Indian Wells Masters no exception.
Caroline Wozniacki has become an expert at filling her time, with the
former No. 1 big on sleeping whenever possible and at all hours.
Gulbis Is Now The
win streak may be over for Ernests Gulbis after 13 straight following
his defeat by Rafael Nadal at the Indian Wells Masters. But the Latvian
qualifier who was formerly known more as a tennis playboy than a title
contender is planning to carry on to Miami with his new, serious
approach to his sport.
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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
TENNIS SHOP CONCESSIONAIRE
The City of Coronado,
California, is requesting proposals from qualified individuals or
companies to provide retail tennis merchandise concessionaire services
at the reconstructed Tennis Center.
Proposals may be
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Tennis Job of The
USPTA Is Seeking a
Director of Marketing
The USPTA is seeking
a Director of Marketing who will play an important role in expanding the
organization’s brand identity. They will seek opportunities for
endorsements and ad sales.
communication and strong relationships with key industry contacts;
managing contracts, ads and general sales; track sales and suggest
promotional ideas; and work on special projects.
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