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Old Jun 10th, 2008, 01:29 AM   #35
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Re: The ''Discovery'' Thread


I didn't really know where to put this but Tennis NSW has secured Glenn Tasker as its new CEO...
What's so special about this, you ask? Well Tasker has been the CEO of Swimming Australia for the past 7 years and has overseen the continued strengthening of our swimming team. He starts his job this month
Article here: http://www.tennis.com.au/pages/image...591.5278655671

Also Tennis NSW has launched the ''Unite. Change. Survive.'' initative. Following several investigations into the management and structuring of tennis in NSW, the organisation is looking to re-establish itself as Australia's top tennis state. Apparently, interest in tennis is greatest in NSW, but they recieve less state government funding than other states and have 50% less registered members than Victoria.

One vision for Tennis NSW is to have at least 4 players in the top 100 by 2015 and for these players to be involved in David and Fed Cup...
Article is here: http://www.tennis.com.au/pages/defau...0&pageId=13404


Quite interesting, and really, about bloody time they tried to re-invigorate the game down there...I mean NSW has produced players like Margaret Court, Evonne Cawley, Ken Rosewall, John Newcombe and more recently quality players like Jelena Dokic, Evie Dominikovic, Renee Stubbs, Todd Woodbridge, Jason Stoltenberg etc. For the biggest state in Australia not to have any top 100 players, it is an absolute disgrace...hopefully this is the start of some exciting times in NSW...

Although their current crop of juniors pales in significance to WA, QLD and VIC


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Also, Teiwa Casey has been over in Europe and made back to back quarter finals at some 14&U events, pretty impressive considering she is a year out of her age group. Also Stephanie Stoljic has made a quarter final too, and she is also only 13
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