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  1. Sport24.co.za | Winning start for Klaasen, RamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 18 | News24

    ... in the main draw of the tournament, reached the final of the Australian Open in 2014, when he and partner Eric Butorac lost to Lukasz Kubot and Robert Lindstedt. Klaasen and Ram had an impressive 2016 season, winning one title (Chengdu, China) and ...

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  2. New Zealand doubles star Michael Venus gets wildcard to defend Auckland titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 22 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... five finals. He teamed up with Croatian Mate Pavic for most of 2016 including in Auckland where they beat Eric Butorac and Scott Lipsky 7-5 6-4 in a pulsating final. Venus joins New Zealander's Marcus Daniell (50) and Artem Sitak (62) in the doubles ...

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  3. Sport24.co.za | Klaasen stays committed to Davis CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | News24

    ... for him, having already reached the final in the opening Grand Slam tournament of the year in Melbourne with Eric Butorac. Also, with South Africa ranked 58th among Davis Cup nations against Estonia's 79th, a home victory would be on the cards with ...

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  4. Klaasen finds positives in World Tour finals defeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 | Iol.co.za

    Giving up on his dream as a singles player, Raven Klaasen has found his niche as a doubles star in men's professional tennis. Klaasen's first major breakthrough came at the 2014 Australian Open, finishing runner-up with former American partner Eric Butorac.

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  5. Local Sports Notebook: Heiderscheit steps down as JM baseball coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | Post-Bulletin

    ... years. "I'd just like to thank the school for letting me do it," he said of coaching. "It was a lot of fun." Eric Butorac's final Grand Slam event, and professional tennis event, proved to be a short one. Butorac and his playing partner, Scott ...

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  6. Should men's tennis matches be shortened?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | The Star Online

    Tennis must consider shortening matches in a bid to engage with a younger fanbase and avoid losing television viewers, according to former ATP Player Council president and doubles specialist Eric Butorac. The 35-year-old American, who was succeeded by world number one Novak Djokovic as president, said speed of play is high on the agenda for the new board, which also includes two-time reigning Olympic champion Andy Murray of Britain.

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  7. How men's matches can attract attention...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2016 | Rediff.com

    ... and avoid losing television viewers, according to former ATP Player Council president and doubles specialist Eric Butorac. The 35-year-old American, who was succeeded by world number one Novak Djokovic as president, said speed of play is high on the ...

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  8. Shorten men's matches, says former Player Council headRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2016 | Reuters

    Tennis must consider shortening matches in a bid to engage with a younger fanbase and avoid losing television viewers, according to former ATP Player Council president and doubles specialist Eric Butorac. The 35-year-old American, who was succeeded by world number one Novak Djokovic as president, said speed of play is high on the agenda for the new board, which also includes two-time reigning Olympic champion Andy Murray of Britain.

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  9. Pliskova ends hopes of Williams sisters' showdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2016 | Reuters

    ... and avoid losing television viewers, according to former ATP Player Council president and doubles specialist Eric Butorac. NEW YORK Juan Martin del Potro's summer renaissance continued on Monday as the unseeded Argentine advanced into the U.S. Open ...

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  10. Djokovic, Murray step up in pivotal momentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2016 | USA Today

    ... the tour on player issues, driven to shape the future of the game. It's a stark shift from doubles specialist Eric Butorac, an American journeyman, as the player council president for the past two years, and another responsibility for Djokovic, who ...

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  11. Eric Butorac, Former ATP Council President and Doubles Specialist is Retiring After the US OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | Tennis Panorama

    FLUSHING MEADOWS, NY - Former ATP Council President and doubles specialist Eric Butorac is calling it a career after the US Open. The 35-year-old Butorac won 18 doubles titles on the ATP World Tour reaching a career high ranking of 17 in 2011.

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  12. It's a big deal to me knowing that this will be itRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2016 | Post-Bulletin

    Eric Butorac will have more family time once he retires from professional tennis after this month's US Open. Here, he is with wife Maggie and sons Jack and Charlie.

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  13. Rochester's greatest tennis player is calling it quitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2016 | Post-Bulletin

    Eric Butorac and Raven Klaasen hold the trophy after finishing second in the 2014 Australian Open. It was Butorac's highest finish in a Grand Slam event.

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  14. Butoracs cherish son's tennis rideRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2016 | Post-Bulletin

    Tim Butorac, right, has watched son Eric Butorac play at Wimbledon eight times. Here, they are pictured together in 2014 at England's famed court.

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  15. Butorac: From humiliated, to ATP Player Council presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2016 | Post-Bulletin

    Editor's note: Rochester native and professional tennis player Eric Butorac has written a series of blogs for Universal Tennis. This one was done in June, describing his eight-year run as a member of the ATP Player Council and his learning curve while working alongside such heavy hitters as Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.

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  16. USTA Names Eric Butorac Director, Professional Tennis Operations and Player RelationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | Tennis Panorama

    The USTA today announced that outgoing ATP Player Council president and former Top 20 doubles player Eric Butorac has been named Director, Professional Tennis Operations and Player Relations, USTA, starting in October 2016. Butorac will have a dual report to USTA Chief Executive, Professional Tennis Stacey Allaster and US Open Tournament Director David Brewer.

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  17. To get to the top athletes need to get comfortable being uncomfortable . . .Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    ... reach the mainstream media. A few months ago, I came across a site called Universal Tennis, on which Eric Butorac writes a regular blog. Butorac is an American doubles player who, at his best, was in the top 20 in the world and he is also president ...

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  18. Tennis pros need a CEO's head on top of strong shouldersRead the original story

    May 27, 2016 | Tribune-Chronicle

    ... $50,000 for rounds one, two and three in 2010; the amounts last year were $39,500, $68,600 and $120,200. For Eric Butorac, a doubles player who has been on the ATP Player Council for eight years and is now its president, the increases have "helped ...

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  19. Practice courts are hot commodity at French OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | USA Today

    ... French Open is a distant fourth" among the Slams as far as practice availability, said American doubles player Eric Butorac. "By far." In recent years practice time for players has been on the rise. Players use practice partners or coaches instead ...

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  20. Michael Venus out of French Open as Kiwi chances for Rio hang by threadRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... of the French Open doubles. Venus and Croatian partner Mate Pavic were outlasted 7-6 (4) 6-4 by American duo Eric Butorac and Scott Lipsky in Paris on Tuesday (Wednesday NZ time). Coming off a three-set defeat in the final of an event in Nice, ...

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