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Re: Tennis News « Reply #4545 on: February 25, 2014, 04:48 PM »
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http://www.lta.org.uk/fans-major-events/LTA-summer-grass-court-events/Aegon-Championships/News/2014/Aegon-Championships-voted-ATP-250-Tournament-of-the-Year1/

http://m.atpworldtour.com/News/Tennis/2014/Moet-ATP-Awards/2013-ATP-Awards-Tournaments.aspx
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Re: Tennis News « Reply #4546 on: February 28, 2014, 02:55 PM »
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International Premier Tennis League, November/December 2014

Neil Harman ‏@NeilHarmanTimes  1h
Confirmed for first year of @iptl Nadal, Djokovic, Murray, Serena Williams, Azarenka, Wozniacki; Agassi and Sampras
In the second categories for draft, Berdych, Ferrer, Tsonga, A Radwanska; Gasquet, Raonic, Haas, Isner, Ivanovic, Stosur, Stephens
(not exactly sure what all that means, but obviously the event is going ahead this year after all).

From an article about the IPTL (written before announcement of players) http://www.tennishead.net/news/academy/2014/01/22/international-premier-tennis-league-set-to-launch-in-november-2014

...Cities hosting teams are Singapore, Kuala Lumpar, Bangkok and Mumbai and a team in the Middle East. Players who have signed up for the event , which will take place from November 28 to December 20 have yet to be announced..

The format of the IPTL is that each team has a minimum of six players, and a maximum of eight. Each team has a budget to spend on players of US$10 million and a salary minimum of US $4 million. It is expected that at the start there will be a minimum of five teams, maximum of six. The target is to have 10 teams by 2020 and some Chinese cities, although Bhupathi revealed that there are no Chinese cities on board at this stage.

The players will be a mix of current players, legends and “future of tennis” stars. Matches consist of five sets, men’s singles, men’s doubles, women’s singles, women’s doubles and legends singles. The home team gets to pick the order on the night of the match. Scoring is one set, no-ad, tie-breaker at 5-All. The winning team is the one that wins the most number of games (not the most number of sets). Each team plays home and away.
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Re: Tennis News « Reply #4547 on: March 01, 2014, 11:49 AM »
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yes I heard that Andy had been made an "icon" ??? and included in this tournament and was going to change part of his training schedule to somewhere in the East and not Miami   I was concentrating on Andy's match with Dimitrov and did'nt take it all in
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Re: Tennis News « Reply #4548 on: March 01, 2014, 01:16 PM »
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Don't like the sound of this. Thought players were belly-aching cos the season's too long, and now this. WTF?
Andy's training in Miami has served him well in the past too. Ho hum....
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Re: Tennis News « Reply #4549 on: March 01, 2014, 01:35 PM »
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Copying the stick-ball IPL? Seems like a bad idea to me...
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Re: Tennis News « Reply #4550 on: March 02, 2014, 11:18 AM »
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The only reason why this IPL is proving popular with players must be  money After all football players like Rooney get £300k a week so by comparison tennis players are "paupers!"
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Re: Tennis News « Reply #4551 on: March 02, 2014, 11:29 AM »
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On the Indian Wells site it is announced that the singles draw will be on 4th of March,doubles on the 5th  I wish other tournaments would announce their intentions in advance
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Re: Tennis News « Reply #4552 on: March 05, 2014, 01:19 PM »
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Ross Hutchins has been appointed tournament director of the Aegon Championships at Queens.
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Re: Tennis News « Reply #4553 on: March 05, 2014, 01:38 PM »
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Ross Hutchins has been appointed tournament director of the Aegon Championships at Queens.
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Re: Tennis News « Reply #4554 on: March 05, 2014, 04:50 PM »
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http://m.atpworldtour.com/News/Tennis/2014/03/10/Hutchins-Named-Queens-Tournament-Director.aspx
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Re: Tennis News « Reply #4555 on: March 07, 2014, 03:42 PM »
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Poor Elena Frown

http://www.lta.org.uk/News/2014/March/03-03-2014/Elena-Baltacha-diagnosed-with-liver-cancer/
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Re: Tennis News « Reply #4556 on: March 07, 2014, 03:51 PM »
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Goodness, what a shock!

Wasn't it Elena who had problems with her liver a few years ago? Hepatitis rings a bell somehow.
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Re: Tennis News « Reply #4557 on: March 07, 2014, 04:21 PM »
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Re: Tennis News « Reply #4558 on: March 07, 2014, 04:37 PM »
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Terrible news Frown
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Re: Tennis News « Reply #4559 on: March 07, 2014, 04:48 PM »
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Poor girl what a horrible shock for her.   I hate cancer.
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