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Daily Tennis News Briefs 17May13





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Sharapova Retires In Rome Due To Illness

French Open champion Maria Sharapova erred on the side of the caution as she retired from the Internazionali BNL d’Italia after falling ill overnight with Roland Garros about to start in little more than a week's time.




Murray To Have MRI Today And Might Skip Paris

Initial pessimism that Andy Murray would miss the upcoming French Open because of an injury to his lower back might have been rather a spur of the moment reaction after the world no.2’s withdrawal from the Internazionali BNL d’Italia in Rome but a full MRI scan the player will undergo today in London will be more definitive on the state of his fitness.



Djokovic Hopes Murray Has Speedy Recovery

While Novak Djokovic feels that his ankle injury from last month is finally over, the hard work is just beginning for injured rival Andy Murray.

Djokovic expressed his hopes that Murray would be able to somehow play the French Open despite the back pain which forced him to quit his opening matching Rome and head to London for medical consultations.


Romboli Will Return To Tour After Serving Drug Violation Ban

Brazil’s Fernando Romboli, currently ranked a lowly 452 on the ATP Word Tour rankings, has served an eight and a half months ban after being found guilty of committing doping offences by the International Tennis Federation.



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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.”


Tennis Job Of The Week

The Tennis Center at College Park (TCCP) is interviewing for a full time staff teaching professional.   Primary compensation is based on generating private lessons during non-prime time hours.  Benefits include health insurance.

The TCCP is a premiere tennis club located just outside downtown Washington, DC.  The Tennis Center at College Park is a USTA Regional Training Center, home of the Junior Tennis Champions Center training program, as well as, the University of Maryland tennis teams. The TCCP is an award-winning facility and is recognized as one of the most comprehensive tennis venues in the United States.

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

Flagler College, St. Augustine, Florida is seeking a director of tennis and head men’s coach. 904 829 6481.

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