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No Progress At ATP
In Hiring A New Chief



http://www.tenniscelebs.com/images/ATP%20World%20Tour%20Logo%20150.jpg" width="86" height="100" align="left" hspace="5">The
ATP World Tour was hoping to announce a new executive chairman and
president in succession to the late Brad Drewett at Wimbledon. Now it
appears no appointment is imminent at the upcoming US Open after global
search firm Heidrick and Struggles have been appointed as headhunters
for potential candidates.


 


 


Fish To Play Winston Salem



http://www.tenniscelebs.com/images/DTN%202013/Fish%20Look%20Left.jpg" width="70" height="100" align="left" hspace="5">Mardy
Fish plans to start stitching together his currently patchy tennis
career with an entry into next week's Winston-Salem ATP event in North
Carolina. The 31-year-old has had a hit-or-miss period after his 2012
heart scare as he appears to be deciding whether he can continue as a
professional.


 


 


Tsonga Withdraws From US Open



http://www.tenniscelebs.com/images/DTN/Tsonga%20Serious%20Looks%20Down%20150.jpg" width="71" height="100" align="left" hspace="5">Jo-Wilfried
Tsonga, the eighth ranked Frenchman who reached the semi-finals of this
year’s French Open but became one of several casualties of the slick
grassy conditions of Wimbledon’s first week, has been forced to concede
defeat in his battle to be fit to contest the US Open.


 


 


French Fed Cup Captain Advises Bartoli To
Reconsider Retirement Now



http://www.tenniscelebs.com/images/getty/Forget%20Arms%20Folded%20107245035.jpg" width="64" height="100" align="left" hspace="5">Guy
Forget, the former French Davis Cup and Fed Cup captain implored
Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli to think again about her decision to
retire from tennis with immediate effect. “Marion is a very smart girl,
she is so dedicated about the sport that I'm always very cautious about
someone's quote right after a defeat, and that happened right after she
lost,” said Forget.


 


 


Kuala Lumpur Names Wild
Cards And Some Players 



http://www.malaysianopentennis.com/2013/news_use/KL2013_logo.png" width="100" height="100" align="left" hspace="5">The
US$984,300 Malaysian Open, Kuala Lumpur continues the tradition of
rewarding up and coming ATP World Tour stars, and welcoming back past
stars, as the countdown begins for the event’s fifth anniversary, to be
played at Putra Stadium, Kuala Lumpur from September 21 to 29, 2013.


It is now confirmed that the
fast rising 22 year old Spaniard “super talent”, Pablo Carreno, has been
given a main draw singles wild card.  It is also confirmed that the
tournaments’ first ever champion, Nikolay Davydenko (2009 - Russia) will
return for the fifth year in a row, as will Julien Benneteau (France)
and Andrey Golubev (Kazakhstan), the finalists from 2012 and 2010
respectively.


 


Rios Hospitalized For Headaches



http://www.tenniscelebs.com/images/getty/Rios_Make_Face_72785918.jpg" width="74" height="100" align="left" hspace="5">Former
No. 1 Marcelo Rios has been hospitalized for a week in Santiago due to
severe headaches. Dpa said that the Chilean who topped the ATP rankings
for a total of six weeks in two separate 1998 periods, was being treated
at the capital's German clinic.


 


 


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Tennis Jobs of
the Week



USTA Georgia Executive Director/Chief Operating Officer


The Executive
Director serves as the chief operating officer (COO) of USTA Georgia
(USTA GA).  Overall, the Executive Director is responsible for achieving
the mission of USTA GA:  to guide USTA GA to new levels of operating
success, visibility, and prominence in the promotion and development of
the growth of tennis in Georgia through implementation of the USTA GA
Strategic Plan.

 

The Executive Director manages the day-to-day operations and financials
of USTA GA to focus them on the promoting and growing the game of tennis
in GA.  The Executive Director exercises leadership and acts as a
liaison between staff and BoD and committees within USTA GA, and between
USTA Southern and National staff and the USTA GA leadership.  USTA GA is
one of nine state tennis associations (USTA “Districts”) within the USTA
Southern Section.  The USTA GA Executive Director is expected to develop
professional relationships with the Executive Directors of the other
USTA Southern districts and to work closely with USTA and USTA Southern
staff with the objective of growing the game of tennis in Georgia.  The
ultimate objective of the Executive Director is to promote the USTA and
USTA GA with the long-term goals of increasing participation and USTA
memberships, while enhancing a strong, positive image and awareness of
USTA GA programs and building a sustainable partnership between the
association and the constituency it serves.  Accepting applications
at edresume@ustageorgia.com">mailto:edresume@ustageorgia.com">edresume@ustageorgia.com
through 8/31.


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Tennis Center Pro—Marietta, Georgia


Tennis Dynamics manages the Laurel Park Tennis Center and we are looking
for a self-motivated, enthusiastic and professional individual to round
out our current staff. The Laurel Park Tennis Center is located in
Marietta, GA. The facility consists of 13 tennis courts. Our programs
include junior and adult ALTA/USTA teams as well as Junior and Adult
clinics during the week and weekends.  The ideal candidate will have
collegiate playing experience and/or an NTRP rating of 4.5 or higher.
The position will begin as part-time but could easily lead to a
full-time position for the right individual. This individual will assist
in implementing current programs and help create new programs.
Professional certification preferred as well as strong playing skills.
Candidates will also possess strong communication skills, positive
attitude, excellent teamwork, desire to provide outstanding customer
service, and a charismatic enthusiasm about the sport of tennis.
Candidates must be willing to work a flexible schedule to include
weekend and potentially holiday hours. This position will receive an
hourly rate for all clinics, lessons, and team practices taught. Racquet
stringing and pro shop hours may also be part of this individual’s
responsibility. Compensation is based on experience. If you are
interested in the position please send an email that includes resume,
cover letter, and at least three professional references to
jp@tennisdynamics.net">mailto:jp@tennisdynamics.net">
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Product Manager; Strings- Wilson Sporting Good Co.; Chicago, IL


Wilson Sporting Goods Co. in Chicago, IL is currently hiring a
Product Manager for Strings. Will
lead product development of strings, grips and stringing machines.  Will
provide analysis, communication, line planning, and exceptional
direction for all markets as “the expert” in strings and grips.  Ideal
candidate will be an active tennis player with knowledge and experience
with strings, grips, and stringing machines. This candidate should have
at least 3 years of retail experience. If you are interested in
applying, please send resume to
rsjobs@wilson.com">mailto:rsjobs@wilson.com">
rsjobs@wilson.com with subject line “ Product Manager, Strings”.


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Associate Tennis Professional-Edmond, Oklahoma


Edmond Racquet Club, Edmond Oklahoma is a family oriented tennis club
with a competitive Junior Tennis Academy. 

Applicants for this full time position should be enthusiastic, quality
individuals with college experience or minimum 4.5 rating. 
Responsibilities mainly include teaching private and group lessons both
children and adults at many levels, stringing rackets, and some facility
upkeep.

Medical and retirement benefits.

Contractual agreement required.

A university is located 5 miles away and scheduling is adaptable if you
are additionally interested in educational opportunities.

Send resume to Dwight Nuckolls at
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edmondracquetclub@coxinet.net.


 


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Tennis Job of
the Day


The University of California, Santa Cruz, is
seeking a head men’s coach. 831 459 0111.


 


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A Collection of Tennis Images For Sale


A
professional tennis photographer has been shooting for almost 40 years
at all the major and minor tennis tournaments for the wires systems,
daily newspapers, magazines and advertising agencies. He has been to
venues all over the world and has compiled tennis images (archives) of
all the professionals and some juniors.  The images have all been
preserved in a temperature-controlled environment and are color
positives (slides), color and black & white negatives and contact
sheets, as well as digital. There are in excess of 400,000 images and
they are for sale. Seller will transfer copyright and will give total
usage to the purchaser. Lists available with players, tournaments,
dates, etc. For more information please contact  954-448-4999.


 







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