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In Monte Carlo, Nadal Is Cautiously Optimistic

First setting and then extending clay court records have become a way of life for Rafael Nadal but as the world no.1 bids to become the first man ever to win the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters nine times, he sounded a man less than confident of achieving his aim.


Djokovic Is Preparing Now For The French Open

Novak Djokovic is not looking ahead to the French Open this year, saying that doing so last year affected him at the Masters events. "I put a lot of energy -- mentally, physically, emotionally -- into winning that title. It didn't help my performance for the tournaments prior to that, like Madrid and Rome. I have a different approach this year," he said at Monte Carlo.


Hingis Would Love To Play Doubles With Federer At Wimbledon

Martina Hingis would be proud to recreate history again with Roger Federer by playing doubles with her countryman at Wimbledon this summer. The now-retired Swiss who won five grand slam titles as a teenager in the late 1990s, has made a recent return to competition, claiming the Miami WTA doubles title last month with Sabine Lisicki, the German whom she also coaches.


Nadal Narrowly Loses In Poker To World’s Best Female Poker Player

The world's number one tennis player and PokerStars ambassador, Rafa Nadal has lost out to the world¹s best female poker player, Vanessa Selbst in a heads-up poker game. Nadal finished with slightly fewer chips than Selbst in a special charity poker game held at Casino de Monte Carlo.


Family Refuses To Leave Murray Rental Property

A young family with nowhere else to go is refusing to move from a rental property purchased by Andy Murray as part of his Scottish hotel deal, with the situation possibly threatening the Wimbledon champion's squeaky-clean reputation.


Verdasco Finally Wins A Singles Championship

Patience and perseverance have finally reaped dividends for Fernando Verdasco who won his first ATP World Tour singles title in nearly four years by winning the US Men's Clay Court Championship at Houston’s River Oaks.

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Tennis Job of the Day

Mount Auburn Club, Watertown, Massachusetts seeks a pro. 617 923 2255.

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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.

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