Friday, August 23, 2013
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First Lady Obama To Attend Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day
At US Open
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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USTA Georgia Executive Director/Chief Operating Officer
Director serves as the chief operating officer (COO) of USTA Georgia
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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
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Product Manager; Strings- Wilson Sporting Good Co.; Chicago, IL
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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
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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