February 21, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Alizé Cornet, currently ranked 26th in the world, pulled off a shocking upset in Dubai at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, taking out world number one Serena Williams 6-4, 6-4 and moving into the finals. 

February 21, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Rafael Nadal defeated fellow Spaniard Albert Montanes, 6-1, 6-2 on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Rio Open, presented by Claro hdtv.

February 20, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

World number one Serena Williams advanced to the semifinals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Thursday, defeating the fifth-seeded Jelena Jankovic in straight sets 6-2, 6-2. 

February 19, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Playing in his 800th career match, Rafael Nadal was a 6-3, 7-5 winner Tuesday over Daniel Gimeno-Traver in his first match at the 2014 Rio Open. 

February 19, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Flavia Pennetta pulled off a major upset at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships Wednesday, defeating the second-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska to advance to round three, 6-4, 6-1. 

February 18, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

WTA world number two Victoria Azarenka will return to Mylan World TeamTennis for the first time in four years after being selected second overall in the 2014 Mylan WTT Marquee Player Draft.

February 18, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Caroline Wozniacki was an opening round winner over Sabine Lisicki Tuesday to advance to round two of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, dropping the first set before battling back for the a 2-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory. Wozniacki will next meet Annika Beck, a 1-6, 6-1, 6-4 upset winner over Samantha Stosur.

February 17, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Tomas Berdych defeated Marin Cilic 6-4, 6-2 at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament finals in Rotterdam, his first trophy in 16 months, and his ninth ATP Tour-level championship in his 20th final outing.

February 17, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

ESPN has signed John McEnroe to a radio contract and is "expanding his role beyond tennis," according to a press release: In addition to his work on tennis, McEnroe will serve as an analyst on SportsCenter discussing major topics of all sorts and handling sit-down interviews with top sports stars.

February 17, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Simona Halep upset Angelique Kerber in straight sets to win the Qatar Total Open in Doha on Sunday, 6-2, 6-3 inn just over an hour.

February 14, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Defending champ Juan Martin del Potro was defeated Friday by Ernests Gulbis at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament, a 6-3, 6-4 win that sent the top-seeded del Potro home packing and Gulbis into the semis at Rotterdam in The Netherlands.

February 14, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Agnieszka Radwanska will meet Simona Halep in the semifinals of the Qatar Total Open on Saturday, after the two got past their quarterfinals matches to advance to the final four.

February 13, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Tommy Haas needed nearly three hours to defeat Fernando Verdasco on Wednesday, 6-7(4), 7-6(1), 7-5, in opening round action at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament. Haas will meet Jerzy Janowicz in the second round.

February 13, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Petra Cetkovska, currently ranked 134th in the world, defeated the top-seeded Li Na, 7-6(2), 2-6, 6-4 on Thursday in Doha at the 2014 Qatar Total Open.

February 12, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Petra Kvitova went to three sets for the fourth time in four career meetings with Venus Williams at the Qatar Total Open Wednesday, with Kvitova pulling off the win in two hours and 32 minutes, 6-2, 2-6, 7-6(7). 

February 12, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The United States will host France in the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Playoffs, set for April 19-20 at a site to be determined. The draw for the World Group Playoffs was held Tueday at the International Tennis Federation (ITF) offices in London.

February 11, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Venus Williams was a straight sets winner in the opening round match of the Qatar Total Open on Monday, defeating Petra Martic 6-2, 6-2 to set up a second round matchup with world number six Petra Kvitova (who received a first round bye).

February 10, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The ATP has released the 2015 ATP World Tour calendar following meetings with its ATP Board of Directors in London last week. The 2015 calendar will feature 62 tournaments in 31 countries across six continents and, for the first time, will incorporate a three-week grass-court swing in the lead up to The Championships, Wimbledon. 

February 10, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Reigning Fed Cup champion Italy advanced to the Fed Cup World Group Semifinal, defeating the United States, 3-1, on the second day of play at the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Quarterfinal between the U.S. and Italy at Cleveland’s Public Auditorium. 

February 7, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that six top junior players will take part in USTA Player Development’s Fed Cup camp, which will be held alongside the United States’ Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Quarterfinal tie vs. reigning champion Italy, this weekend at Cleveland’s Public Auditorium.  

February 7, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The order of play for this weekend's U.S. vs. Italy Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Quarterfinal tie was determined at Friday's draw ceremony, hosted at the Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Center Ballroom.

February 6, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Tennis Channel will provide exclusive live coverage of the U.S. Fed Cup team's first-round competition against Italy in Cleveland this weekend, with comprehensive telecasts Saturday, Feb. 8, and Sunday, Feb. 9. 

February 3, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Despite a brave effort from Sam Querrey, world number six Andy Murray clinched Great Britain’s first Davis Cup Quarterfinals appearance since 1986 on Sunday, defeating the 49th-ranked American, 7-6(5), 6-7(3), 6-1, 6-3, on red clay at Petco Park in San Diego.

February 3, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova had quite a week in Paris. Currently ranked 21st in the world, Pavlyuchenkova defeated Sara Errani in the finals of the Open GDF SUEZ, 3-6, 6-2, 6-3, and in the process, eliminating three top 20-ranked players en route to the title.