July 30, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
World number 88 Olga Puchkova scored a major upset in opening round action of the 2013 Citi Open in Washington, D.C., defeating the number two seeded Sloane Stephens 7-5, 6-3 in straight sets.
July 29, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Back in January, Agnieszka Radwanska routed Dominika Cibulkova 6-0, 6-0 to capture the Apia International Sydney singles title and continue her dominance in the all-time series. Sunday’s outcome turned out to be much different.
July 29, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American John Isner (6’10”) defeated 6’8" South African Kevin Anderson 6-7(3), 7-6(2), 7-6(2) on Sunday to win the 2013 BB&T Atlanta Open. With the win, Isner received $98,700 in prize money and 250 Emirates ATP Ranking points.
July 29, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the upcoming Rogers Cup, set for Aug. 3-11 at Rexall Centre on York University campus in Toronto, due to a hip injury suffered at Wimbledon.
July 26, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Top seed and two-time finalist John Isner defeated 19-year-old Christian Harrison to advance to the quarterfinals of the BB&T Atlanta Open after closing out a 7-6(9), 4-6, 7-5 win.
July 26, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
World number 53 Viktor Troicki of Serbia has been suspended for 18 months by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) for refusing to submit to blood testing before this past April's Monte Carlo Masters.
July 26, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Seventeen-year-old Noah Rubin of Rockville Centre, N.Y. will return for his second U.S. Open Junior Main Draw appearance, set for Sept. 1-8 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. Rubin, who trains at the John McEnroe Training Academy, advanced to the third round of the 2013 French Open Boy's Junior event in May.
July 25, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Roger Federer was upset in the second round of the 2013 Crédit Agricole Suisse Open Gstaad in Switzerland, losing to Daniel Brands 6-3, 6-4.
July 25, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The New York City Council has voted in favor of the United States Association’s (USTA) plan to improve the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (NTC) in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
July 25, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Number one seeded Agnieszka Radwanska kicked off her tournament run with a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Francesca Schiavone, highlighting main draw singles competition on Wednesday night in the opening round of the Bank of the West Classic.
July 25, 2013
By Scoop Malinowski
First tennis memory: That's actually one of my questions when I'm coaching. That's fantastic. That's the first time somebody's asked me that. My first memory in tennis … well, I'll tell you how I got into tennis.
July 24, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Channel has announced that it will cover all nine tournaments in this summer's Emirates Airline U.S. Open Series, starting this Thursday, July 25, and running through Saturday, Aug. 24. The network will show close to 120 live or first-run match hours from the men's and women's competitions that make up the five-week hard-court season leading up to the U.S. Open in late August.
July 23, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American Ryan Harrison was a 6-2, 2-6, 6-3 winner over Australian Marinko Matosevic in opening round action at the 2013 BB&T Atlanta Open on Monday, the first tournament of the Emirates Airline U.S. Open Series.
July 22, 2013
By Erin Brown
World number one Serena Williams won the 53rd title of her career at the 2013 Collector Swedish Open by beating Johanna Larsson, 6-4, 6-1. With the win, Serena tied Monica Seles for ninth place in most WTA titles in the Open Era.
July 19, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli has withdrawn from the Bank of the West Classic, set for July 22-28 at Stanford University due to a hamstring strain. Bartoli is the second prominent player to pull out of the tournament this week, following Maria Sharapova who pulled out due to a left hip injury suffered during Wimbledon.
July 18, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In his first match since his loss in the second round at Wimbledon, Roger Federer came back from a set down to beat Daniel Brands 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 at the German Tennis Championships.
July 18, 2013
By Erin Brown
Tommy Haas, in his 11th appearance in Hamburg, advanced to the quarterfinals of the German Tennis Championships on Thursday by beating Carlos Berlocq 6-2, 6-4.
July 18, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that world number one and defending champion Serena Williams leads the women’s field for the 2013 U.S. Open Tennis Championships, set for Aug. 26 through Sept. 9 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.
July 17, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that world number one Novak Djokovic and defending U.S. Open champion Andy Murray will headline the men’s singles field for the 2013 U.S. Open Tennis Championships, set for Aug. 26 through Sept.9 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.
July 16, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
With Wimbledon in the rearview mirror and the hardcourt season underway, the latest WTA and ATP Singles Rankings have been announced. Serena Williams remains on top of the WTA Rankings, while Novak Djokovic maintains his lead on the ATP Men's Singles side.
July 16, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Just enshrined into the International Tennis Hall of Fame this past weekend, Martina Hingis has plotted her return to the WTA Tour as a doubles partner by accepting a wild card entry into the doubles draw of the Southern California Open in Carlsbad, Calif., partnering with Daniela Hantuchova.
July 16, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the 2013 Bank of the West Classic at Stanford due to a left hip injury suffered during Wimbledon.
July 16, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the 2013 Bank of the West Classic at Stanford due to a left hip injury suffered during Wimbledon.
July 15, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Thirty-two-year-old Martina Hingis became the fourth youngest player to be inducted into the Tennis Hall of Fame on Saturday in Newport, R.I. Hingis was born in Czechoslovakia and turned professional two weeks before her 14th birthday.