August 6, 2013
By Kristina Hyland
On Monday night at the Rogers Cup in Montreal, Florian Mayer of Germany defeated Bernard Tomic, 5-7, 6-3, 6-3. He will play defending champion and top seed Novak Djokovic in the second round.
August 6, 2013
By Kristina Hyland
Serena Williams became the first player to qualify to compete in the TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships—Istanbul 2013 at the Sinan Erdem Dome from Oct. 22-27, after the Grand Slams.
August 5, 2013
By Erin Brown
The number one seed at the 2013 Citi Open, Juan Martin del Potro defeated John Isner 3-6, 6-1, 6-2 to make it his third title in D.C. and his 14th consecutive win.
August 5, 2013
By Erin Brown
World number 11 Sam Stosur won the Carlsbad Open on Sunday by earning her first career win against Victoria Azarenka, 6-3, 6-2, Stosur’s first title win in almost two years. Stosur came out strong by not allowing Azarenka to convert on the break points.
August 2, 2013
By Kristina Hyland
Juan Martin del Potro advanced to the 2013 Citi Open quarterfinals in Washington, D.C. on Thursday after winning twice over the course of seven-and-a-half-hours. He first defeated 107th-ranked Ryan Harrison 6-1, 7-5, and then beat 14th-seeded Bernard Tomic 6-3, 6-3. They played for about 70 minutes in each match.
August 2, 2013
By Kristina Hyland
Roger Federer has announced that he has withdrawn from next week's Rogers Cup presented by National Bank in Montreal. He has recently talked about his back trouble, but did not give a specific reason as to why he is pulling out of the tournament.
August 2, 2013
By Kristina Hyland
Russian Olga Puchkova was defaulted by the WTA supervisor after she hit a line judge with a ball between points, forcing her to forfeit, although she claimed it was an accident.
August 1, 2013
By Erin Brown
Martina Hingis, former number one in the world and newest inductee to the International Tennis Hall of Fame, returned to the WTA Tour in doubles with partner Daniela Hantuchova in successful fashion, as the duo won their first match on Wednesday in the Southern California Open against Julia Goerges & Darija Jurak 6-1, 6-1.
August 1, 2013
By Erin Brown
American John Isner, who had a tournament win last weekend at the BB&T Open in Atlanta, beat Alex Kuznetsov in two tie-breaker sets 7-6(2), 7-6(4) at the 2013 Citi Open in Washington, D.C. Isner had an excellent record with tie-breakers, winning 16 of his last 17 tiebreakers, with six of those coming in Atlanta.
July 31, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced the round-by-round prize money distribution for its record $34.3 million purse at the 2013 U.S. Open. Prize money for each round of the singles competitions will increase by at least 37 percent.
July 31, 2013
By Kristina Hyland
On Tuesday, in the first round of the 2013 Citi Open in Washington, D.C., American Jack Sock beat 59th-ranked Igor Sijsling, 6-4, 6-2. Currently ranked 94th in the WTA Men's Singles Rankings, Sock will be playing the number two seed, Kei Nishikori, in the second round.
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.