Wednesday, May 8, 2013
DAILY TENNIS NEWS - BRIEFS
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USTA Trades Flushing Meadows Land With New York City
USTA announced it has reached an agreement to return to New York City a
portion of its currently leased Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
(NTC) land in Flushing Meadows Corona Park in exchange for the parkland
it proposes to add as part of its improvement plan for the NTC. The USTA
will surrender 1.56 acres of parkland in return for 0.68 acres of
parkland, the latter being mostly an existing asphalt road.
Djokovic Loses In Madrid
Djokovic has confessed that he almost skipped the Madrid Masters due to
pain from his injured right ankle. As it was, the world No. 1 now faces
a race for fitness with the Rome event starting on Monday.
Federer Likes Madrid’s Clay Surface
Federer can take his Madrid clay in any color, with the Swiss who won
the title last year on slick blue when the rest of the elites were
complaining - and losing - giving this year's return to red the highest
Connors To Be On The Today Show On Friday
Connors will be live on “TODAY” this Friday to discuss his memoir “The
Later that night on the same network, Connors will be interviewed by
Harry Smith on “Rock Center with Brian Williams.”
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