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    Welcome home. A few minor changes have been made.

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    Kirkus 07-06-2014 09:41 PM
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    by Published on 07-11-2014 09:50 AM
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    DOUBLES TEAM OF SARA ERRANI AND ROBERTA VINCI QUALIFY FOR BNP PARIBAS WTA FINALS PRESENTED BY SC GLOBAL
    First doubles team to qualify for the 2014 WTA Finals in Singapore as competition expands to eight teams

    ST. PETERSBURG, FL, USA – The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) announced that the World No.1 doubles team, Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci, have become the first doubles team to qualify for this year’s BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global, to be staged at the Singapore Sports Hub from October 17-26, 2014.

    The announcement comes the same week as the Italian doubles team returned ...
    by Published on 07-10-2014 10:17 AM
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    $38.3 Million US Open Purse Features Record $3 Million
    for Each Singles Champion

    White Plains, N.Y., July 9, 2014 – The USTA today announced that the total purse for the 2014 US Open will increase by $4 million dollars bringing the total purse for the tournament to a record $38.3 million and an 11.7% increase over the 2013 US Open.

    Both the men’s and women’s singles champions will earn $3 million, the largest payout in US Open history. Each round of the singles competition will see double digit percentage increases over last year’s record payouts. Total main draw prize money, which includes both ...
    Published on 07-09-2014 09:52 PM
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    Tournament:
    COLLECTOR SWEDISH OPEN
    Location: BASTAD, SWEDEN
    Dates: July 14 - July 20, 2014
    Tier: International
    Prize Money: $250,000
    SURFACE: Clay
    DIRECTOR: Nina Wennerstrom
    ...
    Published on 07-09-2014 09:45 PM
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    Tournament Name: CLARO OPEN COLOMBIA
    Location: BOGOTA, COLOMBIA
    Dates: JULY 14-20, 2014
    Prize Money: US $663,610
    SITE: Centro de Alto de Rendimiento de Coldeportes
    Calle 63 # 47-06
    Bogota, Colombia
    SURFACE: Hard court
    BALL: Wilson
    WEB SITE: www.claroopencolombia.com

    Qualifying draw: Friday, July 11, 9:00 p.m.
    Main draw: Saturday, July 12, 4:00 p.m.
    Doubles draw: Saturday, July 12, 2:00 p.m.
    ...
    Published on 07-09-2014 09:40 PM
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    Tournament Name: bet-at-home Open-German Tennis Championships
    Location: HAMBURG, GERMANY
    Dates: 14–20 JULY 2014
    Prize Money: €1,190,700 (Total Financial Commitment €1,322,150)
    SITE: HAMBURG SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT
    HALLERSTRASSE 89
    20149 HAMBURG
    GERMANY
    SURFACE: RED CLAY
    BALL: TRETORN SERIES+
    WEB SITE: www.bet-at-home-open.com
    ...
    Published on 07-02-2014 09:25 PM
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    Tournament:
    Mercedes Cup
    Category: ATP 250
    Place: Stuttgart, Germany
    Date: 07.07.2014-13.07.2014
    Surface: Clay
    Prize Money: € 426,605
    Total Financial Commitment: € 485,760
    WebSite:http://www.mercedescup.de/English/News/HOMEPAGE/
    ...
    Published on 06-26-2014 11:04 PM
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    Five additional Sectional Qualifying Tournaments were completed this week, advancing 20 additional players to the 2014 US Open National Playoffs – Men’s, Women’s and Mixed Doubles Championships in August. Below are the winners from each event.

    USTA Northern California – Chamisal Tennis & Fitness Club; Salinas, Calif.

    MEN’S SINGLES: David Hsu, 18, San Jose, Calif.
    --- Hsu will be competing for Stanford starting next fall. He won the 2013 state Central Coast Section tennis singles title in California while in high school.

    WOMEN’S SINGLES: Michaela Gordon, 14, Saratoga, Calif.
    --- Gordon is a standout junior player, who reached the semifinals of the Easter Bowl in 2013 and 2014. She has also competed in the qualifying or main draw of all four junior Grand Slam events, advancing to the third round of the junior US Open last year. She has ranked as high as No. 56 in ...

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