Tuesday, August 12, 2008

1st Big Name Falls at Olympics Tennis

BRITAIN'S Andy Murray crashed out of the Olympic singles tennis competition in the first round.He lost 7-5, 6-4 to Lu, who is ranked 77th in the world.And Serena Williams gives her rating on where the Olympics place for her "For tennis players, our main goal is the Grand Slams," she said. "The gymnasts, for example, their main thing is the Olympics, and they get one, maybe two shots at it."Read the Full report here
Closer to home THREE Tennis South Canterbury players' skills and potential have been recognised again.Geraldine Prisk, Gabrielle Grady and Elliot Darling have been chosen for the first stage of Tennis Southern's high-performance programme.The trio make up half the number who have been invited to attend a camp to be held in Dunedin on August 23 and 24.The August camp will be delivered by the Academy of Sport South Island, Sport Otago, and Tennis New Zealand Tennis director of coaching Peter McCraw.

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