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Gonzalez Tennis Center To Be Built In Los Angeles
University, Los Angeles will break ground on the future site of the
Rosie Casals/Pancho Gonzalez Tennis Center at the Billie Jean King
Sports Complex on May 6, from 10 a.m. to noon. This is one of several
events to mark the investiture of William A. Covino as Cal State L.A.’s
The 7,000-foot-center is named in honor of tennis legends Rosie Casals
and Richard “Pancho” Gonzalez.
Federer Might Miss
French Open Depending On When Wife Gives Birth
Roger Federer’s sense
of timing throughout his long tennis career has usually been as
exemplary as his level of fitness, as a consecutive run of 57
appearances in Grand Slam appearances dating back to the Australian Open
of 2000 shows. But the Swiss is readying himself to end his record
breaking attendance record to be with his wife Mirka when she is due to
give birth in the near future.
Coach Murray Is
Cautious About Robson Returning To Court Too Early
British Fed Cup
captain Judy Murray has warned one-time British hope Laura Robson off of
trying to rush a return to tennis from a wrist injury, recalling the
days of half a decade ago when her own son Andy was afflicted with a
similar problem which kept him out of the sport for some months.
Molik Trying To
Rally Her Troops Before Fed Cup Action
Alicia Molik is trying to create some excitement around the weekend Fed
Cup tie against Germany in Brisbane, with the former player asking her
team to reach for the sky. The Australians won the competition four
decades ago and last played a semi-final in 1993.
Pereira And Sharipova
Win Fed Cup Heart Awards
The ITF has
announced the first four winners of the 2014 Fed Cup Heart Award.
Radwanska claims her second career Heart Award for her performance in
the World Group and World Group II first round category, while the Zone
Group I winners are Romania’s Simona Halep, Brazil’s Teliana Pereira
and Uzbekistan’s Sabina Sharipova. The Fed Cup by BNP Paribas ties took
place in February.
Frustrated With His Monte Carlo Performance
Gael Monfils expressed frustration with his
lackluster record at Monte Carlo, saying he "loses to the same player
every year" at the event.
The Frenchman fell in the second round to Pablo
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