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Friday, August 23, 2013

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First Lady Obama To Attend Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day At US Open

In preparation for the visit of First Lady Michelle Obama for Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day, additional security precautions will be implemented.  The USTA is working very closely with the United States Secret Service (USSS) and White House staff to coordinate this plan and  minimize the overall  impact on the US Open.  However, there will be an impact.

 

 

Li Is Losing Some Of Her Sweetness At Press Conferences

Na Li, the former French Open champion and fifth seed at next week’s US Open, has always been regarded as something of a firebrand after famously standing up to the Chinese government with demands for a much smaller percentage of her prize money going to the state. Now her temperament is in question following two outbursts at journalist Wang Zijiang of official news agency Xinhua.

 

Tennis Channel To Give Big Time Coverage Of The US Open

Beginning Monday, Aug. 26, Tennis Channel will televise 75 live or first-run match hours of the 2013 US Open, in addition to 90 original hours of nightly show US Open Tonight and morning program Breakfast at the Open

 

 

 

Tennis Serves Up Tributes to Honor Gibson

Tennis great Althea Gibson to be honored on the grounds of the US Open, as Billie Jean King and Katrina Adams will join the US Postal Service pay tribute at a 10 a.m. First-Day-of-Issuance Forever stamp dedication ceremony honoring tennis legend Althea Gibson as the 36th inductee into the Postal Service’s Black Heritage stamp series. 

 

 

Hopman Cup Looking For Bartoli Replacement

With the loss through retirement of drawing card Marion Bartoli, Hopman Cup organizers are targeting the all-star Serbian combo of ATP world No. 1 Novak Djokovic and Ana Ivanovic for a return appearance at the eight-nation mixed team event next January.

 

 

Top ATP Pros To Take Part In College Tennis Exhibition Saturday At The US Open

A special college tennis players exhibition will take place this Saturday at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York.

Former Gustavus Adolphus collegiate player Eric Butorac, a doubles player on the ATP World Tour, decided to ask his fellow players who also played college tennis to take part in a series of exhibition matches.

 

McEnroe Thinks Federer Is An Unlikely US Open Champion

The victory chances of Roger Federer at the US Open are minor, according to pundit John McEnroe, who is now insisting that the Swiss aces' best days are over. With a seventh seeding, the facts might stand up for Mac, but Federer has been known to often surprise his doubters.

 

 

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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 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

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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 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 edmondracquetclub@coxinet.net.

 

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Tennis Job of the Day

Paseo Club, Valencia, California, seeks a pro. 661 257 0044.

 

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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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