| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
John Isner shocked Roger Federer 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-4), 6-2, to give the United States a 2-0 lead against Switzerland in their Davis Cup first-round series on Friday. The upset was preceded by the opening round singles match, with Mardy Fish outlasting Stanislas Wawrinka 6-2, 4-6, 4-6, 6-1, 9-7. The...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Channel will provide exclusive coverage of the U.S. Davis Cup team's first-round competition against Switzerland in Fribourg, Switzerland, this weekend, with live and same-day, "Instant Encore" replays Friday through Sunday. Switzerland's 16-time Grand Slam winner and number three-ranked...Read more
  | By Arlene Griggs
The Carefree 2.5 USTA team [SHIMON] has advanced all the way to the finals at the Sectionals held in Syracuse, N.Y. This was my first experience playing on a winning USTA team, so my immersion was quick, intense and passionate. The period of time between having been selected to represent at the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
At the 2011 U.S. Open, First Lady Michelle Obama applauded the USTA for engaging millions of children in tennis, introducing tennis into thousands of elementary schools throughout the country, and building more than 2000 right-sized courts that provide a place for young people to play tennis. The...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Friday, Sept. 9, the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum will gather hundreds of tennis enthusiasts and industry leaders at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City for The Legends Ball, an annual social event that celebrates tennis and honors some of the sport's greatest champions and...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Popular American ATP World Tour star Sam Querrey has committed to compete in the Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, which will be hosted July 4-10 on the grass courts of the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I. Querrey, who is currently ranked 28th in the ATP World Tour...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA hosted a playoff this week to award a men’s and a women’s singles main-draw wild card to the 2010 French Open. The men’s and women’s wild-card tournaments took place on the clay courts of the Boca West Country Club in Boca Raton, Fla., April 27-29. The USTA and the French Tennis Federation...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Each year, the U.S. Open brings us incredible entertainment, excitement and non-stop storylines right here in our own backyard. The 2009 U.S. Open was no different and it did not disappoint. As expected, the competitors came through and delivered two weeks worth of high intensity drama, upsets,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island’s own John McEnroe is a former world number one-ranked player. He has won seven Grand Slam titles, three at Wimbledon and four at the U.S. Open, nine Grand Slam men's doubles titles and one Grand Slam mixed-doubles titles. This past season, John played for the New York Sportimes during...Read more