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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.

October 20, 2014

Serena Williams won the opening match of the 2014 WTA Finals on Monday, cruising past Serbian Ana Ivanovic 6-4, 6-4 for her 16th consecutive victory. The performance was a relief for the American who had withdrawn from her previous two tournaments with injuries.

October 17, 2014

Nikolay Davydenko, who rose as high as number three in the world, has officially announced his retirement from the sport of tennis. The 33-year-old Russian confirmed his retirement as he stood on the sidelines of the Kremlin Cup in Moscow.

October 17, 2014

The Rebels of Great Neck South completed its undefeated 14-0 regular season with a 5-2 win over Wheatley Thursday. Amanda Zeitlin & Mollie Blank led the way for the Rebels as they notched a hard-fought 6-0, 3-6, 6-2 victory at third doubles.

October 16, 2014

In Conference I, the Locust Valley Falcons looked to gain revenge against the Syosset Braves in both the final match of the season for both teams. Syosset previously defeated Locust Valley 4-3 in a home match back in September. 

October 16, 2014

Rafael Nadal’s coach and uncle, Toni Nadal, has confirmed that the 28-year old Spaniard will not play in the ATP World Tour Finals next month. A report broke yesterday indicating there was a possibility that Nadal could miss the tournament because of his appendicitis, and Toni Nadal confirmed it Thursday.

October 16, 2014

Canadian Milos Raonic was ousted in the second-round of the Kremlin Cup on Thursday, falling to Lithuanian Ricardas Berankis 6-3, 4-6, 6-3. 

October 16, 2014

Italian tennis players Daniele Bracciali and Potito Starace are facing accusations of corruption following the revelation of Internet conversations that were printed in the Italian media on Wednesday.

October 15, 2014

Since a 4-3 loss to Port Washington in mid-September, the Manhasset Indians have looked like one of the teams to beat in Nassau County. The Indians notched a huge 4-3 win over Roslyn last Friday to distance itself in the Conference I standings, and traveled to Oceanside on Tuesday in search of its ninth consecutive win.

October 15, 2014

The Suffolk County 2014 Individual Championships continued on Tuesday. The finals of Division II and Division IV are all set after the semifinals were played yesterday, as Sabrina Ferretti of Ward Melville captured the Division III Championship with a straight-set win over her teammate and top-seeded Denise Lai.

October 15, 2014

The National Prize Money One-on-One Doubles® Tournament and Live rockin’ blues concert will take place at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Sunday, Nov. 9 from 2:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. One-on-One Doubles, considered the Third Game of Tennis, is sanctioned for tournament play with USTA Florida and USTA Eastern. The Tournament will coincide with a live, rockin’ blues concert by recording artists, the F&G Blues band.

October 14, 2014

The Suffolk County individual championships continued on Monday, as several of the County’s top performers hit the courts in hopes of advancing further into the tournament. Suffolk’s Division II, Division III and Division IV classes were in action on Monday. 

October 14, 2014

The new WTA rankings came out on Monday and, as has been the case, Serena Williams remained atop the Women’s Singles chart at number one. This will be the 210th week the American has been number one in the world, surpassing Martina Hingis’ for the fourth-most all time.

October 13, 2014

Roger Federer defeated Gilles Simon 7-6(6), 7-6(2) to capture the Shanghai Masters title on Sunday. The tournament in Shanghai was one of the few that Federer had yet to win in his career, and Sunday’s victory marks the 23rd ATP World Tour Masters 1000 title of his career.

October 13, 2014

Great Neck South clinched Nassau County’s Conference II-A title on Friday as it rolled past North Shore 4-2 in a match that was called due to darkness. 

October 10, 2014

While the Shanghai Rolex Masters has been a tournament full of upsets with a number of top seeds falling early, it will feature a semifinal match between two of the best players the sport has ever seen. Top-seeded Novak Djokovic and third-seeded Roger Federer will face off in the semifinals on Saturday after both men rolled in their respective quarterfinal matches on Friday.

October 10, 2014

The girls tennis schedule across Long Island was a light one on Thursday, as most teams prepare for their respective matches on Friday afternoon. However, a few teams took to the hard courts on Thursday afternoon, including Great Neck South, who was seeking to extend its winning streak to 11 and maintain its undefeated record.

October 10, 2014

Hleb Maslau was sitting on a couch next to the tournament desk on the viewing deck of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center during the U.S. Open National Playoffs-Eastern Qualifier. 

October 9, 2014

David Ferrer boosted his chances of qualifying for the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals by defeating fellow contender Andy Murray at the Shanghai Masters on Wednesday. The Spaniard came back to beat the Scot 2-6, 6-1, 6-2 to move into the Shanghai quarterfinals, and jump ahead of Murray in the Race to London standings.