March 18, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Rafael Nadal rallied past Juan Martin del Potro on Sunday at the 2013 BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif., 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 to capture a record-breaking 22nd ATP World Tour Masters 1000 trophy and his third Indian Wells title. Nadal's win is the latest in his comeback to the pro tour after a seven-month absence due to a knee injury.
March 18, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Maria Sharapova was a 6-2, 6-2 winner Sunday over Caroline Wozniacki on Sunday in the finals of the BNP Paribas Open, capturing her first WTA title of the year and the 28th of her career.
March 15, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Caroline Wozniacki advanced to the semifinals of the 2013 BNP Paribas Open over Victoria Azarenka via walkover, after the top-seeded Azarekna was forced to withdraw with a right ankle injury.
March 15, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Merrick, N.Y.'s Scott Lipsky, along with doubles partner Santiago Gonzalez, fell to the top-ranked team of Bob & Mike Bryan at the 2013 BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif. on Thursday night, 4-6, 6-4, 9-11 in just over an hour.
March 15, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Rafael Nadal advanced to the semifinals of the 2013 BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif., defeating defending Indian Wells champion Roger Federer 6-4, 6-2. Nadal avenged a loss in the semifinals last year to Federer and now holds a 19-10 record head to head against Federer over his career.
March 14, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Roger Federer will face Spain's Rafael Nadal in the quarterfinals of the 2013 BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden after Federer defeated his Swiss countryman Stanislas Wawrinka, 6-3, 6-7(4), 7-5 in two hours and 20 minutes.
March 14, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Thirteenth-seeded Maria Kirilenko overcame an injury and a mid-match lapse to defeat the fifth-seeded Petra Kvitova 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 at the 2013 BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif. to advance to the semifinals of the event.
March 13, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Andy Murray advanced to the Round of 16 at the 2013 BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif., defeating Yen-Hsun Lu 6-3, 6-2. With the win, Murray exacted revenge on Lu for a loss at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Murray advances to play Carlos Berlocq, who defeated the number 16-seed Kei Nishikori 6-2, 6-2.
March 13, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Sam Querrey, the number 23 seed at the 2013 BNP Paribas Open, defeated Australian Marinko Matosevic 7-6(5), 6-7(7), 7-5 on Tuesday to advance to face world number one Novak Djokovic. With the win and Querrey's trip to the Round of 16, he will become the top ranked American when the ATP Men's Singles Rankings are released next week, moving past fellow American John Isner who is currently ranked 15th in the world.
March 13, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Tuesday at the 2013 BNP Paribas Open, Caroline Wozniacki rallied from 5-3 down to win a marathon 65-minute first set before taking a simpler second set to move past the 10th-seeded Nadia Petrova in a two-setter, 7-6(3), 6-3.
March 12, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Victoria Azarenka and Samantha Stosur both advanced to the fourth round of play at the 2013 BNP Paribas Open. The seventh-seeded Stosur dueled for two-hours and 12-minutes against Peng Shuai, dropping the second set and rallying from a break down in the third to beat Shuai, 6-3, 3-6, 6-2.
March 12, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Roger Federer advanced to the fourth-round at the 2013 BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif. with a 6-3, 6-1 win in a little over an hour over Croatia’s Ivan Dodig. Federer, the defending champion at Indian Wells rallied from 0-40 down in the first game and never looked back, breaking serve four times and winning 82 percent of points on his first serve.
March 11, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Top-seeded Novak Djokovic was tested in the second round at the 2013 BNP Paribas Open second-round match, winning 10 of the first 11 games, before Fabio Fognini staged a big comeback, forcing a third set before Djokovic sealed the win 6-0, 5-7, 6-2. Djokovic is undefeated to date in 2013, with a 14-0 record with victories at the Australian Open and the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
March 11, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Agnieszka Radwanska and Petra Kvitova advanced to the fourth round of the 2013 BNP Paribas Open, a win away from a quarterfinal clash between the two Top 10 stars. The number three-seeded Radwanska was the first to take the court, but she spent far longer on there, needing exactly two and a half hours to finally put the 27th-seeded Sorana Cirstea away in three sets, 6-7(3), 6-3, 6-4.
March 8, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American Ryan Harrison set a second-round clash with two-time former champion Rafael Nadal after defeating Go Soeda 6-0, 4-6, 6-3 in opening round action at the 2013 BNP Paribas Open. Harrison capitalized on four of his six break points to seal the victory.
March 8, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In an opening round all-American affair at the 2013 BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif., it was Madison Keys advancing to the second round after her 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 win over Melanie Oudin. Oudin took control of the match in the second set, but wasn't able to keep it going in the third set.
March 7, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Defending champion Roger Federer could meet Rafael Nadal in the quarterfinals of the 2013 BNP Paribas Open. Even before a potential meeting with Nadal, Federer could have a re-match of last year’s final against American John Isner in the fourth round.
March 7, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Professional tennis made a triumphant return to Los Angeles on Monday night, with the first LA Tennis Challenge featuring world number one Novak Djokovic, Olympic silver medalist Mardy Fish, 14-time Grand Slam champion Pete Sampras, the most successful doubles team of all-time the Bryan Brothers, former world number two Tommy Haas, and former world number four James Blake.
March 6, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Mardy Fish is headed back to the courts after a six-month absence due to a heart-related ailment. He returned to the courts on March 4 at the inaugural Los Angeles Tennis Challenge, featuring Novak Djokovic, Pete Sampras, and Bob and Mike Bryan at the Pauley Pavilion, an event put together by former pro Justin Gimelstob.
March 6, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that the U.S. Open National Playoffs will return for a fourth year to expand the footprint of the U.S. Open to cities nationwide by providing the opportunity for all players 14 years of age and older to earn a berth into the U.S. Open. For the USTA Eastern Section, playoffs are scheduled for Sunday-Saturday, June 9-15 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.
March 5, 2013
By Emilie Katz
A recap of the winners and those who called it quits in 2012 ...
March 5, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Professional tennis returned to New York City last night, as the BNP Paribas Showdown was held at Madison Square Garden.
March 5, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
For many American sports fans March means brackets, shocking upsets and a buffet of competition as a champion emerges from a crowd of contenders. Tennis fans are no exception. This March Tennis Channel will offer 15 days and close to 170 hours of live coverage at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif., and the Sony Open in Miami, the sport's two largest tournament fields (and extensive brackets) outside the four majors.
March 4, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Serbia's Novak Djokovic clinched his fourth title at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships with a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic at the Dubai Tennis Stadium in just over 90 minutes.