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Friday, May 23, 2014


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Chang Says Nishikori Is A Strong Contender For Paris Title

Michael Chang knows a thing or two about French Open glory with his 1989 men’s singles title still meriting a place in the history books as the youngest at 17  male Grand Slam event champion.  And Chang believes his coaching charge Kei Nishikori is a distinct title contender for the soon to begin clay court summit at Roland Garros.


Lopez Thinks Nadal Can Win At Paris

Tennis player Feliciano Lopez has full faith that powerful Spanish compatriot Rafael Nadal will rise to the occasion yet against at Roland Garros as the king of clay seeks a record ninth title in Paris from this weekend. “Rafa Nadal is always the favorite," Lopez told Eurosport.


Victory at Roland Garros will make Li Na a strong contender for Laureus World Sportswoman of the Year Award

Double Grand Slam event winner Li Na begins her challenge for a second French Open title in Paris next week, a feat which would give a significant boost to tennis in China.


Novak Djokovic Leads Field At The Boodles 2014

World No.1 Novak Djokovic will lead a world class field at this year’s The Boodles tennis tournament at Stoke Park in London, which runs June 17 - 21.

This will mark the ninth year in a row that Djokovic has appeared at The Boodles. He will be joined at the 2014 tournament by a host of big names from the top of the men’s game, including: Marin Cilic, Milos Raonic, Ernests Gulbis, Fabio Fognini, Tommy Haas, Jerzy Janowicz, Kevin Anderson, Robin Haase and Jack Sock. 




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Tennis Job of the Day

Burlingame CC, Burlingame, California, seeks a pro. 650 696 8100.

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Tennis Job of the Week

Wilson Racquet Sports - Territory Manager

Wilson is the world's leading manufacturer of ball sports equipment.

The Wilson business is structured into three business areas: Racquet Sports, Team Sports and Golf.

We are currently looking for a Racquet Sports Territory Manager in the Tampa/Clearwater, Florida region. The Territory Sales Manager manages the sales efforts and operations for a defined territory to achieve and exceed revenue targets and market share growth objectives.

Essential Responsibilities

·         Achieve the annual territory sales plan revenue and distribution objectives in the defined territory and meet the annual key product category objectives.

·         Develop, plan, and execute a strategic sales plan in selling to and managing Team Dealers, Sporting Goods Retailers, Mass Merchants and other trade channels.

·         Maximize in-person contact and sales call coverage with assigned accounts, colleges, universities, high schools, travel organizations and leagues.

·         Recruit and manage high visibility teaching pros to enhance the promotion of Wilson Racquet Sports.

·         Increase Wilson’s brand presence and image with customers and consumers through promotional activity.

·         Develop annual business plan designed to deliver account objectives of assigned accounts.

·         Aggressively seek out and develop new business partners and accounts strategically within territory.

·         Keep Regional Manager informed of trade related information on an ongoing basis.

·         Develop and maintain great working relationships with key personnel in each account.

·         Develop layouts/merchandising concepts for accounts to ensure distribution/merchandising objectives are met.

·         Complete all reports and records on a timely basis.

·         Prepare and review each account’s performance in a business review each quarter.

Required Education & Experience

·         Bachelor’s Degree, equivalent work experience may be substituted

·         2-3 years sales experience in packaged goods or related industry

·         Tennis industry selling experience preferred

Qualifications, Skills, Abilities & Competencies    

·         Demonstrated ability to sell, influence and negotiate

·         Strong oral and written communication skills required within and outside the organization

·         Excellent organizational skills, analytical ability and strategic planning

·         Strong computer proficiency in Microsoft Products:  Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point

·         Knowledge of SAP is preferred

·         Extensive travel required

·         Must have reliable transportation

·         Home office environment required

·         Strong knowledge of the sport of tennis and indoor sports

If you meet our requirements and are interested in applying for the position, please apply online:


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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