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October 30, 2014

Andy Murray secured a spot in the ATP World Tour Finals in November, defeating Grigor Dimitrov 6-3, 6-3 at the BNP Paribas Masters on Thursday.

October 30, 2014

Stan Wawrinka’s struggles continued on Thursday as the Australian Open champion was ousted in Paris in the third-round of the BNP Paribas Masters by 14th seeded South African Kevin Anderson.

October 29, 2014

Roger Federer is still on his climb to catch Novak Djokovic for that number one world ranking, but almost destroyed those chances as he took on home favorite Jeremy Chardy in Paris.

October 29, 2014

It had been a long time coming, but the Friends Academy Quakers Girls Tennis team finally got a win over the Great Neck South Rebels when it mattered the most. 

October 29, 2014

Andy Murray defeated Julien Benneteau 6-3, 6-4 in the second-round of the BNP Paribas Masters on Wednesday, moving him within one win of qualifying for the ATP World Tour Finals in London.

October 29, 2014

Stan Wawrinka moved into the third-round of the BNP Paribas Masters on Wednesday, rolling past Austrian Dominic Thiem 6-4, 7-6(6) in his first match this week in Paris. The third-seeded Switzerland native avenged a defeat he suffered at the hands of Thiem at the Mutua Madrid Open earlier this year, and was looking to snap a three-match losing streak overall.

October 28, 2014

World number one Novak Djokovic was a 6-3, 6-4 second-round winner Tuesday over Philipp Kohlschreiber at the BNP Paribas Masters in Paris to advance to round three. The defending champ in Paris, it was Djokovic’s return to action after the birth of his son Stefan last week with his wife Jelena.

October 28, 2014

It was a battle of two of Suffolk County’s top girl’s high school tennis teams on Monday afternoon, as the Commack Cougars faced off against the Half Hollow Hills East Thunderbirds in the Suffolk County Semifinals at Hills East.

October 27, 2014

Roger Federer captured his sixth Swiss Indoors Basel title on Sunday, defeating David Goffin 6-2, 6-2. In doing so, the Switzerland native moves closer to Novak Djokovic for the year-end number one spot.

October 27, 2014

The Manhasset Indians came up one match short in the 2013 Nassau County Girls Tennis championship, falling to the Port Washington Vikings 4-3. This year, the girls from top-seeded Manhasset would not be denied, defeating the second-seeded Bulldogs of Roslyn 5-2 on Friday afternoon to capture the Nassau County Conference I Championship.

October 27, 2014

Serena Williams exacted revenge for her embarrassing loss to Simona Halep earlier in the week by defeating the Romanian 6-3, 6-0 in Singapore to win her third straight WTA Finals. Serena suffered her worst loss in 16 years to Halep in the second round of the WTA Finals’ round-robin stage from Singapore.

October 24, 2014

The semifinals of the WTA Finals are all set after the round-robin’s final two matches took place Friday, leaving the field with just four players left. Caroline Woznacki disposed of Petra Kvitova 6-2, 6-3, which improved her record in Singapore to 3-0 and earned her a spot in the semis.

October 24, 2014

Rafael Nadal was shocked in the quarterfinals of the Swiss Indoors Basel on Friday, falling 2-6, 4-6 to 17-year-old Croatian teenager Borna Coric.

October 23, 2014

Tennis legend Roger Federer will return to Madison Square Garden to face Grigor Dimitrov and headline the Annual BNP Paribas Showdown on Tuesday, March 10, 2015. Federer, currently ranked second in the world, will make his third appearance in the BNP Paribas Showdown after facing Pete Sampras in 2008 and Andy Roddick in 2012.

October 23, 2014

Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic bounced back from her disappointing loss to Agnieszka Radwanska in her opening match in Singapore by beating Maria Sharapova 6-3, 6-2 on Thursday. The win snapped a five-match losing streak to Sharapova and puts a dent in the Russian’s hopes of reaching the semis.

October 23, 2014

Serena Williams erased a lot of doubts on Thursday as she rolled over young Canadian Eugenie Bouchard 6-1, 6-1 in Singapore. The win comes on the heels of Serena’s worst loss since 1998 after she was routed by Simona Halep 6-0, 6-2 on Wednesday.

October 22, 2014

The Manhasset Indians advanced to the Nassau County Conference I final by defeating Jericho 5-2 in the semifinals on Monday afternoon. Manhasset was able to get contributions from a number of girls as it earned a spot versus Roslyn in the county final at Wheatley High School on Friday.

October 22, 2014

Simona Halep steamrolled past Serena Williams 6-0, 6-2 at the WTA Finals in Singapore on Wednesday, handing the world number one her worst loss since she was a teenager in 1998.

October 22, 2014

Ana Ivanovic rebounded from an opening match loss to Serena Williams by cruising past Canadian Eugenie Bouchard 6-1, 6-3 in Singapore on Wednesday.

October 21, 2014

The Roslyn Bulldogs earned a spot in the Nassau County Conference I finals by defeating third-seeded Port Washington on Monday, while the South Side cyclones beat Plainview JFK to reach the Conference II semis. 

October 21, 2014

Courtney Provan and Ester Chikvashvili had played two close three-set matches during the 2014 Suffolk County Girls High School season, so it was only fitting that the rubber match between the two would occur during the Suffolk County Championship.

October 21, 2014

Caroline Wozniacki beat Maria Sharapova 7-6(4), 6-7(5), 6-2 in the WTA Finals on Tuesday. It is the second straight time that Wozniacki has beaten the Russian, as she did so in the fourth-round of the U.S. Open in August.

October 20, 2014

It was familiar territory for Taylor Cosme, as she made her return to the Nassau County girl's championship tennis finals on Sunday afternoon at Eisenhower Park. The Herricks senior had to come from behind after losing a tough first set to Alex Koniaev of Locust Valley and rally to win the next two sets to defend her title and win her second consecutive Nassau County title, 4-6, 6-0, 6-2.

October 20, 2014

Andy Murray helped his chances of reaching the ATP Finals by picking up his 30th career title on Sunday. The resurgent scot knocked off fellow ATP Finals hopeful David Ferrer 5-7, 6-2, 7-5 to win the Erste Bank Open in a thrilling finish.