| By Michael Bernstein
The end of August, the divide between seasons. A time when the summer season begins to fade and the real New York arrives. Galleries in Chelsea open back up in force, summer vacations become a distant memory, and the nights begin to slowly cool. It's all a sign that the U.S. Open, the best summer...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
While U.S. Open action heated up on court for Finals weekend, the tennis industry went glam off the court at the premier social event during the U.S. Open, the 31st Annual Legends Ball. Tennis legends, celebrity tennis fans, industry executives and VIPs honored the heroes of the game and celebrated...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced a dramatic opening night ceremony that will include an immersive video and light show for the first time, and a special performance by pop star Jordin Sparks. The ceremony will take place prior to the night session in Arthur Ashe Stadium, on Monday, Aug. 27. Sparks will...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that it will host its annual open casting call on Tuesday, June 19 at Harlem’s World Famous Apollo Theater in New York City to select children to perform at the 2012 U.S. Open, set for Aug. 27-Sept. 9. Winners will perform “America the Beautiful” live at Arthur Ashe Stadium...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Roger Federer of Switzerland has become the first person in history to win the 2012 BNP Paribas Open title four times. The world number three-ranked Federer routed American John Isner in straight sets, 7-6, 6-3, to capture the title. The first set was a close one which came down to a tie-breaker...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
MSG Sports and StarGames has announced a strong field of marketing partners for the Monday, March 5th BNP Paribas Showdown at Madison Square Garden. An impressive array of marketing partners has signed on to showcase their brands at the fifth annual one-night only tennis event, which will feature...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American Andy Roddick hopes to turn around what is an already dismal 2012 season when he begins action at the 2012 Delray Beach International Tennis Championship. Seeded fourth at the event, Roddick has slipped to 30th in the world and will look to turn around his 2012 2-3 record when he faces...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
MSG Sports and StarGames have announced a comprehensive broadcast plan for the 2012 BNP Paribas Showdown that involves ESPN to broadcast the much-anticipated matches live from Madison Square Garden on Monday, March 5 featuring world number two-ranked Maria Sharapova of Russia playing former world...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Victoria Azarenka, the 2012 Australian Open champion, has withdrawn from the Dubai Tennis Championships after sustaining an ankle injury. The 22-year-old will take two to three days of rest in hopes of healing. She was on a 17 match winning streak and this break will allow her to go home and spend...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2012 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Playoff draw was conducted on Tuesday and the U.S. drew an away tie in Ukraine that will be played Saturday-Sunday, April 21-22, 2012. The women's U.S. team needs to defeat the Ukraine to compete in the World Group in 2013 and contend for the 2013 Fed Cup...Read more