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Friday, January 31, 2014


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Draws Announced For Davis Cup World Group

The ITF has announced the official draws for the 2014 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group first round and Zone Group ties taking place on 31 January 31 – February 2. .

Venue: CEZ Arena, Ostrava, CZE (hard – indoor)
Radek Stepanek (CZE) v Robin Haase (NED)
Tomas Berdych (CZE) v Igor Sijsling (NED)
Lukas Rosol/Jiri Vesely (CZE) v Thiemo de Bakker/Jean-Julien Rojer (NED)
Tomas Berdych (CZE) v Robin Haase (NED)
Radek Stepanek (CZE) v Igor Sijsling (NED)

Venue: Ariake Coliseum, Tokyo, JPN (hard – indoor)
Kei Nishikori (JPN) v Peter Polansky (CAN)
Go Soeda (JPN) v Frank Dancevic (CAN)
Yuichi Sugita/Yasutaka Uchiyama (JPN) v Daniel Nestor/Vasek Pospisil (CAN)
Kei Nishikori (JPN) v Frank Dancevic (CAN)
Go Soeda (JPN) v Peter Polansky (CAN)

Venue: Fraport Arena, Frankfurt, GER (hard – indoor)
Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER) v Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP)
Florian Mayer (GER) v Feliciano Lopez (ESP)
Daniel Brands/Tommy Haas (GER) v David Marrero/Fernando Verdasco (ESP)
Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER) v Feliciano Lopez (ESP)
Florian Mayer (GER) v Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP)

Venue: Vendéspace, La Roche sur Yon, FRA
(clay – indoor)
Richard Gasquet (FRA) v Nick Kyrgios (AUS)
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) v Lleyton Hewitt (AUS)
Julien Benneteau/Gael Monfils (FRA) v Chris Guccione/Lleyton Hewitt (AUS)
Richard Gasquet (FRA) v Lleyton Hewitt (AUS)
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) v Nick Kyrgios (AUS)

Venue: Petco Park, San Diego, CA, USA
(clay – outdoor)
Donald Young (USA) v Andy Murray (GBR)
Sam Querrey (USA) v James Ward (GBR)
Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan (USA) v Colin Fleming/Andy Murray (GBR)
Sam Querrey (USA) v Andy Murray (GBR)
Donald Young (USA) v James Ward (GBR)

Venue: Patinodromo Municipal “Adalberto Lugea”, Mar del Plata, ARG
(clay – outdoor)
Carlos Berlocq (ARG) v Andreas Seppi (ITA)
Juan Monaco (ARG) v Fabio Fognini (ITA)
Eduardo Schwank/Horacio Zeballos (ARG) v Simone Bolelli/Filippo Volandri (ITA)
Carlos Berlocq (ARG) v Fabio Fognini (ITA)
Juan Monaco (ARG) v Andreas Seppi (ITA)

Venue: National Tennis Centre, Astana, KAZ
(hard – indoor)
Mikhail Kukushkin (KAZ) v
Ruben Bemelmans (BEL)
Andrey Golubev (KAZ) v David Goffin (BEL)
Evgeny Korolev/Denis Yevseyev (KAZ) v Kimmer Coppejans/Olivier Rochus (BEL)
Mikhail Kukushkin (KAZ) v David Goffin (BEL)
Andrey Golubev (KAZ) v Ruben Bemelmans (BEL)

Venue: Spens Sport Centre, Novi Sad, SRB
(hard – indoor)
Ilija Bozoljac (SRB) v Roger Federer (SUI)
Dusan Lajovic (SRB) v Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI)
Filip Krajinovic/Nenad Zimonjic (SRB) v Marco Chiudinelli/Michael Lammer (SUI)
Dusan Lajovic (SRB) v Roger Federer (SUI)
Ilija Bozoljac (SRB) v Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI)


Tennis Channel To Carry Lots Of Davis Cup Action

Tennis Channel will provide exclusive live coverage of the U.S. Davis Cup team's first-round competition against Britain in San Diego, Calif., this weekend, with the first rubber underway Friday, Jan. 31, at 2 p.m. ET. 



Young Steps In To Replace The Injured Isner

The news was not totally unexpected but John Isner’s submission to a right ankle injury that had been a problem since the start of preparations for the Australian Open still came as a heavy blow for the United States chances of scoring a home win against Great Britain in San Diego.



Naples To Host Unique Opportunity For High Competitive Or Tour Coaches

Naples, Florida is the site of a unique set of coaching training opportunities for coaches who wish to work with high competitive players, such as tour players or college players, as well as those who wish to hone their coaching skills. It is at the site of the Academy Sanchez Casals (ASC) where these training classes are to be held in early February.

To participate in either course, find information at:  or 239 641 0010.


Wozniacki Hires Mortensen After Hogstedt Sent Packing

Caroline Wozniacki has wasted no time in hiring a new coach since she let go of Thomas Hogstedt after a few months together, by hiring Danish coach Michael Mortensen earlier this week. Wozniacki worked with Mortensen when she was around 12 and he is said to still have a good relationship with her and her father Piotr.



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Sales Manager

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The CPTC is a premiere tennis club located just outside downtown Washington, DC.  The College Park Tennis Club is a USTA Regional Training Center, home of the Junior Tennis Champions Center training program, as well as, the University of Maryland tennis team. The CPTC is an award-winning facility and is recognized as one of the most comprehensive tennis venues in the United States.

Sales Manager is responsible for new memberships and retention.  Duties include internal and external lead generation, networking, prospecting, tours, corporate outreach and helping promote our patented beginner tennis program, Rally in 10. Must be proficient with all social media, including generating leads on our upcoming website.  A tennis playing/teaching background is preferred and an appreciation of the values of the sport is mandatory.

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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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