October 8, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
David Ferrer will return to The O2 arena for the fourth straight year after becoming the latest player to qualify for the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals, set for Nov. 4-11 at the O2 Arena ion London.
October 8, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Rafael Nadal was confirmed as the new world number one in the latest ATP Men's Singles Rankings published yesterday, pushing Novak Djokovic to second as Roger Federer drops to seventh.
October 8, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Nine of the world’s top 20 players, including three top 10 players, are set to play Hyundai Hopman Cup 2014. Petra Kvitova, John Isner, Sloane Stephens, Milos Raonic, Tommy Robredo and Eugenie Bouchard are among the stars confirmed for the ITF’s official mixed teams’ competition, set for Dec. 28-Jan. 4 at the Perth Arena in Western Australia.
October 7, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Top-seeded Juan Martin del Potro defeated Canada's Milos Raonic 7-6(5), 7-5 to win the 2013 Japan Open and claim his third title of the season.
October 7, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Novak Djokovic lost the world number one ranking this weekend to Rafael Nadal, yet prevailed over the new world number one Nadal in the finals of the 2013 China Open, 6-3, 6-4.
October 7, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
World number one-ranked Serena Williams captured the 2013 China Open title, defeating eighth-seeded Jelena Jankovic 6-2, 6-2. The finals win was Serena's 73rd of the year and her 56th WTA title of he career.
October 7, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Maria Sharapova has announced her withdrawal from the season-ending WTA Championships in Istanbul due to a right shoulder injury.
October 4, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Novak Djokovic was a 6-1, 6-2 quarterfinal winner over Sam Querrey at the 2013 China Open in Beijing on Friday, 6-1, 6-2, to land a spot in the semifinals and hold on to his number one spot atop the ATP Men's Singles Rankings.
October 4, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
World number one Serena Williams moved on to the semifinals of the 2013 China Open on Friday after her 6-1, 6-4 win over Caroline Wozniacki.
October 3, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
World number one Novak Djokovic defeated Fernando Verdasco on on Thursday in Beijing at the 2013 China Open, 7-5, 2-6, 6-2 to advance to the quarterfinals.
October 3, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Serena Williams was a 7-5, 7-5 straight sets winner on Thursday at the 2013 China Open, defeating Russian Maria Kirilenko to move on to the quarterfinals.
October 2, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
China's Li Na took another step closer to claiming her first major tournament on home soil, advancing to the quarterfinals of the 2013 China Open Wednesday after defeating Wimbledon finalist Sabine Lisicki 7-5, 6-4 in Beijing.
October 2, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Rafael Nadal took another step toward taking over the world number one ranking on Wednesday at the 2013 China Open with a 6-4, 7-6(3) win over Philipp Kohlschreiber to advance to the quarterfinals.
October 1, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
World number one and defending champion Novak Djokovic got off to a good start on Tuesday at the 2013 China Open, needing less than an hour to oust Lukas Rosol 6-0, 6-3 to advance to round number two. Djokovic now holds an impressive 15-0 record at the China Open, having won the title in 2009, 2010 and 2012.
October 1, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
World number one Serena Williams defeated Francesca Schiavone at the 2013 China Open in Beijing on Tuesday, to advance to the third round of the event, 6-4, 7-5. However, sister Venus was not able to piggyback off a successful run at last week's Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo, falling on Tuesday to the 13th-seeded Sabine Lisicki, 6-1, 6-2.
September 30, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Andrea Petkovic defeated world number two Victoria Azarenka in the first round of the China Open on Monday, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4.
September 30, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Petra Kvitova defeated Angelique Kerber 6-2, 0-6, 6-3 on Sunday for her second WTA title of the year at the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo, Japan. With the win, Kvitova rises in the WTA Women's Singles Rankings, from 11th to number seven. Kvitova now has 11 WTA titles in her career and is now 11-4 lifetime in WTA finals.
September 30, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Canada's Milos Raonic defeated the top-seeded Tomas Berdych 7-6(4), 6-3 at the Thailand Open on Sunday. Raonic hit 18 aces to beat Berdych in the finals en route to his fifth career title.
September 27, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Angelique Kerber and Petra Kvitova will meet in the finals of the 2013 Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo, after Kvitova defeated Venus Williams 3-6, 6-3, 7-6(2) and Kerber was a 6-4, 7-6(5) winner over the fourth-seeded Caroline Wozniacki.
September 26, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Venus Williams reached the semifinals of the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo, Japan on Thursday after her 6-3, 6-7(4), 6-3 win in three-plus hours over Canadian Eugenie Bouchard.
September 25, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
ATP Men's Singles number one Novak Djokovic announced his engagement to long-time girlfriend Jelena Ristic on Wednesday via Facebook.
September 24, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Venus Williams was an upset winner over the top-seeded Victoria Azarenka in her opening match at the Toray Pan Pacific Open on Tuesday, 6-2, 6-4. Venus had won two of the pair's previous meetings, those were both before her illness and injury struggles of the last few years.
September 23, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Novak Djokovic has been ranked number one atop the ATP Men's Singles Rankings for 100 weeks, becoming the ninth player to reach the milestone, joining Andre Agassi (101 weeks), Rafael Nadal (102), Bjorn Borg (109), John McEnroe (170), Jimmy Connors (268), Ivan Lendl (270), Pete Sampras (286) and Roger Federer (302).
September 23, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The pro season is winding down for the year as this past weekend, Agnieszka Radwanska won the Korea Open title on the WTA Tour and France's Gilles Simon was the winner of the Open de Moselle final for his first title of the year.