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Djokovic Avoids Serious Ankle Injury But Will Need Time To Heal
 



http://www.tenniscelebs.com/images/DTN%202013/Djokovic%20FH%20150.jpg" width="72" height="100" align="left" hspace="5">Fears
that Novak Djokovic had done himself lasting damage by playing on after
twisting an ankle in Sunday’s Davis Cup win over the United States, were
finally allayed by the results of an MRI scan in Monte Carlo.


However
the world no.1 still seems extremely unlikely to contest the Monte Carlo
Rolex Masters, the first Masters 1000 series event of the year to be
staged on European red clay, that begins on Sunday.


 


The Canadian Davis
Cup Team Has European Connections



http://www.tenniscelebs.com/images/getty/Raonic%202011%20FH%20117045216.jpg" width="100" height="74" align="left" hspace="5">The
Canadian Davis Cup team, who has already gone further in the competition
than it has in a century and just two tie victories away from arguably
one of the most surprising wins in the 113 year-old competition is
better equipped than most to travel to Serbia for the semi-finals in
September.


 


 


Former ATP Star
Comments On Shot Clock In Tennis



http://www.commlawblog.com/uploads/image/shotclock-1.JPG" width="100" height="85" align="left" hspace="5">In
Daily Tennis news a few days ago, I saw a little blurb about the idea of
a "shot clock" in tennis.  It's certainly an interesting discussion.  I
don't know how many people are aware of it, but back in 1977 at the WCT
Finals in Dallas, we had a clock on the court.  That was thirty-six
years ago!  I don't remember whether it was a thirty-second clock, a
twenty-five second clock, a twenty-second clock or what.  That's not the
point.  The point is that we had a clock, everyone was aware of it and
the concept worked fine.  It is my feeling that if umpires are, indeed,
going to enforce the time rule, they can only do it if there are clocks
on the court so that the players are always aware of the amount of time
left between points.  Could you imagine pro basketball playing with a
twenty-four second rule without a visible clock for the players, or
football trying to enforce the thirty-second rule between plays without
a visible clock for the quarterbacks to see?  Why is the game of tennis
so adamantly against having clocks on the court?  It really makes one
wonder about those who are supposedly working for the good of the
game...


Editor’s Note:
The comment above was submitted by Dick Stockton, former NCAA singles
and doubles champion from Trinity, a six-time top 10 player on the pro
tour and former men’s coach at the University of Virginia.


 


ITF Publishes
Tennis Xpress Course For Adult Beginners



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Xpress is an easy, active and fun coaching program for starter adults
and recommended by the ITF as the best way to learn the game. The aim is
to help starter adults to serve, rally and score (play the game) from
the first session and to ensure that by the end of the course, 1. All
adults will know the basic techniques, tactics and the Rules of Tennis;
and 2. All adults will be able to play competitive points using the
Green ball on a full court.


 


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do with it and Where does it go.



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Notice Inviting
Proposals


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
obtained at the Coronado Community Center, 1845 Strand Way, Coronado,
CA  92118, by emailing
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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
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Richard@raestennis.com or call Richard at 706-231-1353.”


 


Tennis Jobs of the
Day


The Baltimore CC, Baltimore, Maryland is seeking a pro. 410 889 4400.


Connecticut tennis specialty shop is for sale. Serious inquiries call
860-841-4510


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