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WRITE TO ROLAND GARROS - Earn a Trip to Paris

Do you have what it takes to be a professional tennis writer? The Tennis Channel is looking for a talented aspiring writer to cover The French Open for TheTennisChannel.com. Simply follow these steps and you may be on your way to Roland Garros 2007:

1.) Write 500 words or less on the following question: IF YOU WERE APPOINTED COMMISSIONER OF TENNIS, WHAT WOULD BE THE ONE CHANGE YOU'D MAKE TO IMPROVE THE SPORT? There are no rights or wrong answers - just be creative.
2.) You find the submission form on http://www.thetennischannel.com/write/
3.) If you're chosen as one of the finalists, you will be contacted to participate in an additional write-off.
4.) Pack your beret, sharpen your pencils and get ready to cover the French Open as a fully credentialed journalist for TheTennisChannel.com
For a list of frequently asked questions and the official guidelines click here.

If you have any further questions or any problems submitting your writing sample email us at rolandgarros@thetennischannel.com.

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1. Who Can Apply?

The "2007 Write To Roland Garros" (the "Audition") is an open audition to all aspiring tennis journalists who are eighteen years of age or older as of January 22, 2007. Applicants must be legal U.S. citizens residing within the continental United States, have a valid U.S. passport, and be available to travel to Paris, France from June 1, 2007 through June 11, 2007.


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nice first post
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How many "I will get rid of Round Robin" letters they are going to receive!
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How many "I will get rid of Round Robin" letters they are going to receive!
HAHA not me. but does any one know the deadline. thanx
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Lachandra has my vote


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I knew the French wouldn't open the contest to us Brits, they hate us
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The "2007 Write To Roland Garros"
Should I address my letter to the First World War airman?

Dear Mr. Garros,

I am sorry you died only a month before the war ended.

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Joe Mauer in da house!
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Lachandra has my vote


thank you, if I won and could take you I would
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Are you at Cleveland State?
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Are you at Cleveland State?
No, University of akron, but I'm transferring to cleveland state next fall
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No, University of akron, but I'm transferring to cleveland state next fall

Haha, you're a ZIP!
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I actually like akron, but i'm not about the moving in and out of the dorms every semester and vacation, so I gota move back home permenatly.
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I actually like akron, but i'm not about the moving in and out of the dorms every semester and vacation, so I gota move back home permenatly.

From what I hear, Cleveland State is a good school...
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