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Thursday, January 2, 2014


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Tennis News’ Person Of The Year: Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison, the man whose contagious enthusiasm and clear vision has transformed the annual Indian Wells event in early March from a very good tournament into one so supreme the BNP Paribas Open frankly leaves some of the esteemed Grand Slam events in its’ wake, has been named Bob Larson’s Tennis News’ Person Of the Year 2013.


Murray Loses In Doha And Heads To Melbourne Looking For Good Practice Matches

Andy Murray left the Middle East behind him this morning and boarded the 14 hours long flight to Melbourne knowing he had not gotten  anywhere near the level of match practice he was hoping before showing he was ready to compete with the top players at the Australian Open.



Fast Brisbane Courts Please Power Players Headed Into Australian Open

The court speed at the Australian Open has yet to be tested but some ATP players are saying that the court at Pat Rafter Arena at the Brisbane International is playing as quick as any outdoor surface on tour.


Wozniacki And McIlroy Are Engaged

Caroline Wozniacki and boyfriend Rory McIlroy are set to create a tennis-golf dynasty after announcing their engagement on New Year's Day via Twitter.

"Happy New Year everyone! Rory and I started 2014 with a bang! ... I said YES," said former WTA number one Wozniacki. McIlroy chimed in with a tweet of his own: "Happy New Year everyone! I have a feeling it's going to be a great year!! My first victory of 2014 #shesaidyes!!"


Injury Withdrawals Increasing in Australia

A day into the new year injuries were already starting to mount in tennis, with two women's pull outs at the Brisbane International and two more on the men's side of various pre-Australian Open tournaments.

Wimbledon finalist Sabine Lisicki was unable to play her second-round match against Swiss Stephanie Voegele, with the German suffering with a stomach virus. That pull-out came after Aussie teenager Ash Barty was forced to withdraw prior to a face-off with third seed Maria Sharapova.


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Tennis Job of the Day

Canyon Gate CC, Las Vegas, Nevada, seeks a teaching pro.702 363 0303.

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Tennis Job of the Week - Tennis Professional

One of the most prestigious clubs in North Carolina with 1,500 members, 2 facilities totaling 14 courts, 11 outdoor clay courts and 3 indoor hard courts, is seeking a dynamic and high energy Tennis Professional with a recent high level Collegiate and tournament playing background in addition to a minimum 2 years of full time teaching experience.

Looking for a motivated individual who is willing to work with a professional team to help organize, teach and expand an already developed junior program of 100 players ( all levels-including 10-under to competitive players) as well as work with 130 women team tennis players and 60 men players in addition to teaching private lessons.

This position would give a professional an opportunity to learn all aspects of the tennis business that would help build a career as a future tennis director.

Compensation includes: above average base salary and commission on lessons and clinics.  $60,000 + potential earnings. Benefits include:  major medical, dental, 401(k) matching, meal allowance and vacation. Send resume with references to:  Greensboro Country Club, Attn:  Tom Cascarano-Tennis Director, 410 Sunset Drive, Greensboro, NC  27408. Or fax resume to:  336-691-5819. Or email to:


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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