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Kermode Wants Clear Picture Of Severe Heat Policy

Just a week ago the ATP World Tour’s new executive chairman Chris Kermode made his first speech to the players, directors and other leading officials of men’s tennis. Now he is demanding the Australian Open provide clearer guidance about when severe heat will stop play at Melbourne Park.


Cahill: Next Aussie Generation May Pass Up Tomic

Darren Cahill has long been regarded as the measured Australian voice of tennis. His commentary work with ESPN and his stellar coaching of both Lleyton Hewitt and Andre Agassi to the world no.1 ranking earned him great respect.  Now Cahill has serious words of warning for Bernard Tomic that the emergence of Aussie teenagers Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis could have a serious effect on his earning power.  


McEnroe Encourages Tomic To Improve His Attitude

American television commentator Patrick McEnroe has told Australian underachiever Bernard Tomic to pull his socks up if he wants to lift his lagging tennis to world-class standards. The younger brother of John hinted in an ESPN telecast said that the 21-year-old is running out of excuses while the Australian public is running out of patience with the designated heir apparent to Lleyton Hewitt.


Murray Says Don’t Move Australian Open On The Calendar

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray was insistent that moving the Australian Open to a date later in the calendar would not be beneficial, either to avoid the high temperatures or give the players more time to prepare.

Last week Rafael Nadal was insistent he would like to the see the year’s first Grand Slam delayed by at least a couple of weeks.


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Country Club of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia seeks a pro. 804 288 2801.

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Tennis Job of the Week - Tennis Professional

Seeking a dynamic, high energy and creative professional who will assist in the development of this illustrious Country Club’s Junior Program as well as help conduct adult team practices, clinics and private lessons.

Looking for a well-rounded, adaptable professional with a recent high level collegiate and tournament playing background and a minimum of 3 years of full time teaching experience.  The individual will be part of a professional team willing to help expand the Junior Program of 100 players (10 & under to competitive players) as well as 130 women team tennis players and 60 men players.

The professional will be part of one of the most prestigious Country Club’s in North Carolina with 1500 members, 2 golf courses, 14 tennis courts (11 outdoor & 3 indoor), 2 swimming pools and fitness facility.  This is a great opportunity to build a career as a future tennis director.

Compensation Includes: above average base salary and commission on lessons and clinics.  $60,000-$70,000 yearly. Benefits include:  major medical, dental, 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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