August 27, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Sunday, Aug. 29, the 2010 Alan King Pro-Am Tennis Tournament, benefiting the Wheelchair Sports Federation, will take place at the Shelter Rock Country Club, located at 100 Long Island Expressway in Manhasset, N.Y. beginning at 10:00 a.m.
August 20, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Women's top-ranked Serena Williams has withdrawn from the 2010 U.S. Open, set for just weeks away, Aug. 30-Sept. 12 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, as she continues to recover from an injury to her right foot.
August 19, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that NCAA singles champion Chelsey Gullickson (Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.), Jamie Hampton (Auburn, Ala.), local favorite Christina McHale (Englewood Cliffs, N.J.), 2010 USTA Girls’ singles champion Shelby Rogers (Daniel Island, S.C.), and Coco Vandeweghe (Rancho Mirage, Calif.) ...
August 18, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that two-time U.S. Open quarterfinalist James Blake (Tampa, Fla.) and a talented group of Americans, consisting of Bradley Klahn (Poway, Calif.), Jack Sock (Lincoln, Neb.), Ryan Sweeting (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.)and Donald Young (Atlanta), along with two international players—Australian Carsten Ball and Guillaume Rufin of France ...
August 17, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced a series of expanded fan enhancements and programming for the 2010 U.S. Open. This year’s Opening Night ceremony will celebrate those who “Dream, Succeed and Inspire,” with appearances by Martina Navratilova, James Blake and other notable celebrities, as well as a special performance by Gloria Estefan.
August 12, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA and U.S. Fed Cup Captain Mary Joe Fernandez have announced that world number one-ranked and 13-time Grand Slam singles champion Serena Williams and world number four-ranked and five-time Wimbledon singles champion Venus Williams have committed to representing the U.S. in the 2010 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Final against Italy on an indoor hard court at the San Diego Sports Arena in San Diego, Nov. 6-7.
August 5, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that the Opening Night Ceremony for the 2010 U.S. Open will celebrate those who "Dream, Succeed and Inspire." The night will feature tributes to tennis greats Martina Navratilova and James Blake, wheelchair tennis star Esther Vergeer and USTA member Dori Samadzai-Bonner who has embraced tennis since coming to this country from her native Afghanistan.
August 4, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has conducted a tennis clinic featuring the QuickStart play format on the White House South Lawn alongside USTA Chairman of the Board and President Lucy S. Garvin, World Team Tennis Washington Kastles Owner Mark Ein, world number 20th-ranked player Sam Querrey, and the doubles team of Bob & Mike Bryan on Tuesday, Aug. 3.
August 2, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Reigning Olympus U.S. Open Series champion Sam Querrey began a successful defense of his Series title, defeating world number four-ranked Andy Murray in the final of the Farmers Classic in Los Angeles 5-7, 7-6(2), 6-3, while Victoria Azarenka upset former Series champion Maria Sharapova, 6-4, 6-1, to win the Bank of the West Classic in Stanford, Calif., on Sunday.
July 22, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that 99 of the top 100 women, including 2010 Grand Slam singles champions Serena Williams and Francesca Schiavone, are entered in the women’s singles field for the 2010 U.S. Open Tennis Championships.
July 20, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Martina Navratilova, an outspoken trailblazer both on and off the tennis court for more than three decades, will be recognized with the Eugene L. Scott Award by the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum, at the 30th annual Legends Ball on Friday, Sept. 10, 2010 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City.
July 19, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that the seventh season of the Olympus U.S. Open Series, the six-week North American summer tennis season that links 10 ATP World Tour and Sony Ericsson WTA Tour summer tournaments to the U.S. Open, launches today with the Atlanta Tennis Championships.
July 13, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that chart-topping pop superstars Jonas Brothers and Demi Lovato will hold court with tennis world number one-ranked Rafael Nadal, Andy Roddick, Kim Clijsters and Novak Djokovic at the 15th Annual Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day presented by Hess, Saturday, Aug. 28 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y., from 9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
July 12, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Mardy Fish captured his fourth ATP World Tour win at the Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships for the Van Alen Cup in Newport, R.I. on Sunday. Fish fired 24 aces past number four seed Olivier Rochus of Belgium for a 5-7, 6-3, 6-4 victory in two hours and four minutes.
July 6, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In conjunction with the 2010 Hall of Fame Induction Weekend, the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I. will host an exhibition match featuring the newest inductees to the International Tennis Hall of Fame on Sunday, July 11 at 10:00 a.m.
July 2, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA and Tennis Channel have announced that the network will present live broadcasts of the finals of the 2010 U.S. Open National Playoffs–Men’s and Women’s Championships. The men’s and women’s winners of the U.S. Open National Playoffs each receive a wild card entry into the 2010 U.S. Open qualifying draw.
June 29, 2010
By Gary Simeone
There were more than 400 people scrambling on the tennis courts of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center for loose balls as the USTA hosted tryouts for the job of ballpersons for the 2010 U.S. Open.
June 21, 2010
By USTA Eastern Section
Do you want to be a U.S. Open Tennis Championships ballperson? Are you a talented athlete, with a great throwing arm, pinpoint throwing accuracy, who is fast and agile on your feet, have quick catching and nimble hands, and a thorough understanding of the game of tennis?
June 21, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Defending Wimbledon champion Roger Federer came back from the brink of elimination and avoided an embarassing first-round exit during the first day of action at Wimbledon today, recovering from two sets down to beat a very game Colombian Alejandro Falla, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4, 7-6, 6-0.
June 17, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Defending Wimbledon Champion Roger Federer is the number one seed for Wimbledon 2010. Federer, a six-time Wimbledon winner, received the top seed Wednesday, even though Rafael Nadal recently supplanted him as number one in the world rankings.
June 11, 2010
By USTA Eastern Section
The USTA has announced it will host its annual open casting call on Tuesday, June 15 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City to select children to perform at the 2010 U.S. Open, Aug. 30-Sept. 12, 2010. Winners will perform “America the Beautiful” live at Arthur Ashe Stadium during night sessions of this year’s U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
June 4, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Sam Stosur, the woman who ousted Serena Williams and Justine Henin from the 2010 French Open, made it to the finals with a surprisingly easy straight set upset win over Jelena Jankovic, 6-1, 6-2. Stosur hardly lost focus at any point against Jankovic and seemed in complete control for the entire match. Stosur will now battle 17th-seeded Francesca Schiavone for the trophy.
June 1, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The world’s top tennis professionals will compete in World TeamTennis (WTT) action once again this July at the state-of-the-art Sportime at Randall’s Island Tennis Center, where the New York Sportimes will play their second season at their new home in New York City. New York will open their home schedule against the defending WTT Champion, the Washington Kastles, on Monday, July 5 at 7:00 p.m.
May 11, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Channel has extended its French Open relationship with tennis icon John McEnroe. The man with one of the best-known faces in televised tennis today will continue his lead analyst’s role during the network’s annual coverage of the event (also known as Roland Garros) through 2013.