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2014-03-17 08:27:57

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Tennis Federation today announced that 39 countries have entered to compete in the 2014 ITF Seniors World Team Championships which open next month in Palm Beach County. The marquee event will begin with Team championships on April 21 - 26, followed by Individual Championships from April 27 - May 4, 2014. "We are very pleased that 39 different countries have entered the 2014 ITF Seniors World Team...

2014-03-11 12:26:55

WORCESTER, Mass., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Changes and advances in LED technology has enabled Access Fixtures, a leader in sports lighting, to design and offer a club level LED twin tennis court lighting system with our highest lumen output ever. Tennis clubs typically light courts in pairs, and demand a minimum level of lighting as well as even lighting. The new LED twin tennis court lighting package boasts light levels of more than 45 foot-candles in both courts while...

2014-03-07 23:01:46

WTA Newcomer of the Year and World No.19, Eugenie Bouchard will face Peng Shuai of China in her opening tennis match at Indian Wells, but Coach Nick Saviano is more concerned with her development than her draw. Indian Wells, CA (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 It’s been six weeks since Eugenie Bouchard’s momentous run to the Australian Open semifinals, and the Canadian tennis star hasn't had a dull moment since. She helped Canada defeat Serbia in Fed Cup play, and competed in WTA Tour...

2014-03-05 12:24:02

LONDON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Poker Index is proud to announce that former World #1 tennis professional, and poker enthusiast Boris Becker [http://pokerdb.thehendonmob.com/player.php?a=r&n=95216 ] has become the newest voice of support on behalf of the GPI. As the GPI's newest advocate the six-time Grand Slam Champion is set to promote poker and its players in new ways, bridging the game with the world of sports and helping to push our...

2014-03-05 08:26:03

SALT LAKE CITY, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- "Official Health Supplement Supplier of the WTA" has been a partner since 2006; will extend sponsorship through 2016 -- Eugenie Bouchard, Madison Keys, Monica Puig, Sloane Stephens, Samantha Stosur, Zheng Jie and Zhang Shuai sign on as brand ambassadors -- More than 160 WTA players use USANA products, including 14 of the Top 20 and 7 of the Top 10 -- The "Aces for Humanity" campaign will donate...

2014-02-28 08:23:25

Team Championships - Men's 35 Age Group - 24 Countries Represented BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boca Grove, a premier golf and tennis club in Boca Raton, Fla., will be one of eight facilities in Palm Beach County to host the 2014 ITF Seniors World Championships. Boca Grove will host the Italia Cup with teams representing 24 different countries for the men's 35 age group Team Championships April 21 through April 26. The countries competing in the Italia Cup at Boca...

2014-02-27 16:25:28

BOSTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sports icon and humanitarian Billie Jean King will deliver the Simmons College 109(th) Commencement address Friday, May 9, at the Bank of America Pavilion in Boston. King won 39 Grand Slam singles, doubles, and mixed doubles titles in her legendary tennis career and defeated Bobby Riggs in the much anticipated "Battle of the Sexes," a historic match that changed the playing field for gender equality. King will serve as the keynote...

2014-02-27 12:26:06

- Aaron Krickstein, St. Andrews Director of Tennis, Hosts Exhibition Prior to Delray ATP Champions Tour Event BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Brad Gilbert, Aaron Krickstein and Jimmy Arias played on St. Andrews Country Club Stadium Court during a complimentary tennis exhibition for club members as a precursor to the Delray ATP Champions Tour Event. Jimmy Arias, formerly ranked #5 in the world and renowned Tennis Channel commentator entertained the crowd as...

2014-02-21 16:22:07

2014 Irving Tennis Classic Draw Acceptance List Includes Four Players Ranked in ATP Top 50 IRVING, Texas, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 Irving Tennis Classic, an Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Challenger Tour event held annually at the Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas, today announced that the City of Irving will serve as the main event sponsor changing the tournament's name from the Dallas Tennis Classic to the Irving Tennis Classic. New to...

2014-02-20 23:03:05

The U.S. Davis Cup team may have lost against the U.K., but won with its choice to play on red clay: a seminal moment for U.S. tennis, says promotional group RedClay USA. Harbor Springs, MI (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 RedClay USA announces its choice as the biggest winner of this month’s U.S. vs U.K. Davis Cup tie: The Americans’ idea to play it on European red clay. It was a coming-out party for red clay tennis in America. The U.S. team chose clay over the typical American asphalt...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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