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Friday, April 11, 2014


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Tennis Adds To Sporting Cities’ Reputation

Five of the top ten best sporting cities named by the SportsBusiness Ultimate Sports City awards host tennis events, with Grand Slam hosts London and Melbourne topping the winners.


India Hopes For a Djokovic No-Show

Indian tennis is dreaming of a Novak Djokovic no-show on the subcontinent for the September 12-14 Davis Cup World Group playoffs which would give the home side a fighting chance of advancing into the elite grouping of the worldwide team competition for 2015.


Murray Looks To Grass Season With Great Anticipation

A drop to his lowest ranking since 2008 is the least concern on the mind of Andy Murray as the Scot struggles to find a new coach and delays his start of the clay season until the last possible moment at next month's Madrid event.


Del Potro’s Wrist Is Healing Nicely

Juan Martin del Potro has made his first visit to the clinic for a check-up since having wrist surgery.


Gambill Is Returning To Competition

Jan Michael Gambill is joining Greg Rusedski, Peter McNamara, Barry Cowan and Michael Pernfors in the legends line up for the 13th Liverpool Hope International Tennis Tournament.


Coach Ivanisevic Thinks Student Cilic Has A Bright Future

Former Wimbledon winner Goran Ivanisevic has eased nicely into his coaching role with Croatian compatriot Marin Cilic, with the player now returning to his former top status with a ranking of 26th. Cilic needed the climb-back after a short doping infraction suspension in 2013 which set back his progress.


Sharapova Buys Into A Cosmetic Company

Maria Sharapova is stepping up her involvement with her commercial partners as she prepares for the next stage of her career. Her latest deal makes her an investor in sun care company Supergoop, the first cosmetic endorsement she has signed and the first time she has taken an ownership position with an existing company.


USTA Honors Coaches and Coaching Programs

Tennis coaches Jerry Baskin, Nick Bollettieri, Robert Lansdorp and Jack Sharpe were each honored as Team USA Coaching Legends at the inaugural Team USA Coaching Awards reception held Wednesday alongside the ASICS Easter Bowl junior tournament at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, Calif.


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Tennis Job of the Day

Westmoreland Home Owners Association, Ridgefield, Connecticut, seeks a pro. 203 438 2013.

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Tennis Job of the Week

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 high energy creative Teaching Professional.  Recent collegiate and tournament playing experience is needed in addition to a minimum 2 years of full time club experience teaching juniors of all levels and women’s competitive teams.

Looking for an innovative and motivated professional who is willing to help develop, organize and teach women’s competitive teams, junior programs (of all levels from 10-under to tournament juniors) in addition to teaching private lessons. The program consists of 130 women team tennis players, 60 men players and over 100 junior players.  There is a teaching staff totaling 3 full time professionals that all work together and report to the Tennis Director.  All 3 pros also help organize and run social and special events.

This is a chance to receive the education and experience needed to become a future Tennis Director. Excellent opportunity for a professional to be under a Director who has placed numerous individuals in Directors positions across the country.

Compensation includes: above average base salary and commission on lessons and clinics.  $60,000-$70,000 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:


Club For Lease

Are you a Tennis Pro looking to own your own business? There is an opportunity for you at a Tennis Club in Southern Vermont. We are looking for a Tennis Pro to take over the club. The club is for lease for 1,000 a month with the option to buy. The individual would be responsible to pay all Operating Expenses including Property Taxes. The Club has 2 Indoor Hard and 2 Outdoor Clay Courts and a Fitness Facility. Ideal situation for a Tennis Pro.

Contact Bob Cofer at (860)482-9424 or


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