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March 1, 2010
Roger Federer and Serena Williams, the number one seeds of their respective draws, were able to once again overcome obstacles and play at an elite level to win another title in the year’s first Grand Slam in Australia.
February 22, 2010
Recently, Long Island Tennis Magazine had the pleasure in taking part in a teleconference with Kim Clijsters who called in her from her native Belgium. Kim discussed many topics including the upcoming BNP Paribas Showdown at MSG and her 1st matchup against Serena Williams since their infamous U.S....
February 22, 2010
Serena Williams, the Billie Jean King Cup’s defending champion, has withdrawn from the upcoming BNP Paribas Showdown, scheduled for Monday, March 1, 2010 at Madison Square Garden. Williams, who qualified for the Showdown based on her 2009 victories at both the Australian Open and Wimbledon, has...
February 18, 2010
Andy Roddick, Martina Hingis and Lindsay Davenport have been selected as the top three overall picks in the 2010 World TeamTennis Pro League Marquee Player Draft. The Philadelphia Freedoms selected Roddick with the overall number one selection, while the New York Buzz chose Hingis with the second...
February 16, 2010
The Long Island tennis community is blessed to have some of the best indoor facilities and best coaches in the world right here in our backyard. Recently, Long Island Tennis Magazine spoke with some of these top coaches to get insight into their coaching/training strategies, what they look for in a...
February 14, 2010
On Jan. 29-30, 2010, USTA Eastern used its Annual Meeting as a forum for volunteers to meet and discuss strategies to grow tennis throughout the section. The meeting, called “You Serve 2010,” was held at the Renaissance Westchester Hotel in White Plains, N.Y. and attracted more than 130...
February 14, 2010
The USTA and USTA Player Development announced that it has started programming at its new USTA Training Center-East, located at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y. Applications to participate in the program are still being accepted. The USTA Training Center-East will...
February 14, 2010
2009 season recap Last year, Cold Spring Harbor was crowned winners of the 2009 Nassau County Championship, while in Suffolk, Commack High School was the winner of the 2009 Suffolk County Championship. Cold Spring Harbor went on to defeat Commack 5-2 in the Long Island Championship to capture the...
February 10, 2010
USTA Serves—Foundation for Academics. Character. Excellence., the philanthropic and charitable entity of the USTA, announced that under its “Aces for Kids” umbrella, it has awarded 24 year-end grants, for a total of $297,325. Among the organizations honored was Family and Children’s Association in...
February 8, 2010
Melanie Oudin won her two singles matches to lead the United States to a 4-1 victory over France and secure a spot in the Fed Cup Semifinals. Oudin ousted Julie Coin 7-6 (3), 6-4 in just over two hours Sunday to give the Americans an insurmountable 3-0 lead. The U.S. will next face Russia, April 24...
February 4, 2010
World TeamTennis is donating hundreds of clothing items for children impacted by the earthquake in Haiti to K.I.D.S. (Kids in Distressed Situations), a charity that focuses on the needs of children and their families. While the immediate call from relief organizations is for funds to support rescue...
January 27, 2010
Roger Federer and Serena Williams, the number one seeds of their respective draws, were able to once again overcome obstacles and play at an elite level to win another title in the year’s first Grand Slam in Australia. Serena defeated unseeded, and the recently unretired, Justine Henin, for her...
January 14, 2010
After weeks of rumors of her return, speaking to the Belgian television station RTL, former world number one-ranked women’s player, Justine Henin, officially announced her plans to come back to the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour in January 2010.
January 13, 2010
Another great season of girls high school tennis has been completed. Let's take a look back at all of the results and highlights of 2009.
January 10, 2010
The USTA League just completed its first local season of the Tri-Level League. The Tri-Level League is three courts of doubles with one court at the 3.5 level, one at the 4.0 level and the one at the 4.5 level. It gives friends of differing levels the opportunity to play on the same team and share...
January 9, 2010
The 2010 Australian Open has all the ingredients to make the year’s first Grand Slam event a memorable one. On the men’s side, the resurgent Roger Federer, a steadily improving Andy Murray, a one again fit Rafael Nadal, and a newly-crowned Grand Slam champion in Juan Martin del Potro will be mixed...
January 3, 2010
Shoulder pain is one of the more common injuries in tennis players, affecting both young and old alike. The general reason is fairly simple: By design, the shoulder is not meant to perform such forceful, and often overhead, movements. Include the tremendous amounts of repetition inherent in the...
January 2, 2010

The 98th Australian Open Tennis Championship, the first of the world’s four grand slam tennis tournaments during the year, is scheduled to start at Melbourne Park on Jan. 18, 2010. For two weeks in January, Melbourne Park has it all. The eyes of the world will zone in as the best tennis...

January 2, 2010
The USTA and Tennis Industry Association (TIA) have announced that tennis participation in the United States topped 30 million players for the first time in more than two decades.
January 1, 2010

On Saturday, Nov. 7, the Long Island tennis community came out and reinforced just how large and strong a community it really is. The 1st Long Island Tennis Expo was a huge success (planned and organized by the staff of Long Island Tennis Magazine), as the event drew 1,200-plus tennis...

January 1, 2010

While tennis coaches work from a similar body of knowledge, they tend to differ in how they prioritize and apply teaching methods, and philosophy. If a coach’s values compliment and reinforce a player’s values and the outlook of the player’s parents, then the relationship is...