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Rosie Casals/Pancho Gonzalez Tennis Center To Be Built In Los Angeles

California State 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 seventh president.

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

Australian captain 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.


Radwanska, Halep, Pereira And Sharipova Win Fed Cup Heart Awards

The ITF has announced the first four winners of the 2014 Fed Cup Heart Award.

Poland’s Agnieszka 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.


Monfils Is 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 Carreno Busta.


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