March 25, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

In the opening event of the 2015 PowerShares Series circuit, Australian Mark Philippoussis beat American Andre Agassi 7-6(4) in last night’s final from the Huntsman Center at the University of Utah.

March 24, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The 2015 PowerShares Series champions tennis circuit gets underway on Tuesday night, as Andre Agassi, Jim Courier, Mark Philippoussis and James Blake will partake in the first-ever pro tennis event where line calls are made solely by the Hawk-Eye system.

March 23, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

World number one Novak Djokovic captured his fourth BNP Paribas Open title on Sunday, tying Roger Federer for most all-time titles in Indian Wells by defeating Federer 6-3, 6-7(5), 6-2. It is the second consecutive season Djokovic has won the Indian Wells tournament, taking advantage of 43 unforced errors by Federer to edge the Swiss in three sets.

March 23, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Simona Halep fought off a tough first set defeat and rallied to beat former champion Jelena Jankovic 2-6, 7-5, 6-4 and win the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells on Sunday. The title is the 11th of Halep’s career and the biggest up to this point.

March 20, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Sabine Lisicki saved three match points to edge defending champion Flavia Pennetta 6-4, 6-7(3), 7-6(4) and reach the BNP Paribas Open semifinals. The 24th seeded German needed two hours and 40 minutes to move past Pennetta and reach her first semifinal of the season.

March 20, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Andy Murray moved into first-place on Britain’s Open Era match win record on Thursday, defeating 12th-ranked Feliciano Lopez 6-3, 6-4 for his 497th career victory, eclipsing Tim Henman’s 496 wins. The straight-set victory also pushes Murray into the BNP Paribas Open semifinals.

March 19, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray booked four of the eight quarterfinal spots at the BNP Paribas Open, all winning in straight sets on Wednesday in Indian Wells, Calif.

March 19, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Simona Halep dropped the opening set to 12th-seeded Carla Suarez Navarro in Wednesday’s quarterfinal, but rallied to win 12 of the next 14 games and move into the BNP Paribas Open semifinals with a 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 victory.

March 18, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Roger Federer exacted some revenge on Italian Andreas Seppi at the BNP Paribas Open on Tuesday, defeating him 6-3, 6-4 in a rematch of the Swiss’ defeat at the hands of Seppi in January’s Australian Open.

March 18, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) and the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) have announced that American Wayne Odesnik will face a 15-year ban from the sport following a second doping violation

March 18, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Serena Williams came out sluggish in her fourth round match up against fellow American Sloane Stephens, but after dropping the first set, the world number one stormed back and came out victorious 6-7(3), 6-2, 6-2 at the BNP Paribas Open on Tuesday.

March 18, 2015
By Andrew Eichenholz

At the 2013 Australian Open, Sloane Stephens, 19-years-old at the time, beat Serena Williams in a tense quarterfinals match, leading everyone to believe she had a huge opportunity ahead of her. Stephens has not lived up to those expectations so far.

March 17, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The defending champion at the BNP Paribas Open Novak Djokovic moved into the fourth-round of the tournament on Monday, beating Spain’s Albert Ramos-Vinolas 7-5, 6-3. The world number one converted on four of his nine break point chances as he won in one hour and 25 minutes, but was not particularly pleased with his performance.

March 17, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Two of the top 10 players in the world on the women’s side saw their runs at the BNP Paribas Open come to an end on Monday, as fifth-ranked Caroline Wozniacki and sixth-ranked Ana Ivanovic were eliminated in Indian Wells, Calif.

March 16, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Sunday’s matches in Indian Wells, Calif. featured a number of different Americans in action on both sides of the draw, with some of the men pulling off upsets and advancing to the third round of the BNP Paribas Open.

March 16, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

While a number of Americans pulled off some surprising victories on Sunday at the BNP Paribas Open, the biggest came from a Dutchman, as the Netherlands’ Robin Haase upset seventh-seeded Swiss Stan Wawrinka 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 to move into the Indian Wells third-round.

March 16, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

In Serena Williams’ return to Indian Wells on Friday, the best player in the world battled through emotions and nerves to squeak out a 7-5, 7-5 victory over Monica Niculescu in the second-round. 

March 13, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The second day of the BNP Paribas Masters in Indian Wells was kind to the American women, as four of the five Americans in action on Thursday won their first-round matches.

March 13, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The first round of the men’s draw at the BNP Paribas Masters in Indian Wells got underway on Thursday afternoon as one of the most popular players made his way back onto the court for the first time since August of 2013. Mardy Fish was ranked as high as number seven in the world before heart problems forced him to miss significant time since the 2013 campaign.

March 13, 2015
By Brian Coleman

For the first time since she sat crying in the locker room after defeating Kim Clijsters in a three-set match to win the Indian Wells Masters in 2001, world number one Serena Williams will return to the site she has boycotted for the last 14 years.

March 12, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Sloane Stephens opened up her campaign at the BNP Paribas Masters in Indian Wells, California with a 7-5, 7-5 victory over South African Chanelle Scheepers on Wednesday. 

March 11, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Former world number four Juan Martin del Potro withdrew from the BNP Paribas Masters at Indian Wells earlier this week as the Argentine still continues to battle a left wrist injury.

March 11, 2015
By Andrew Eichenholz

It had been 25 years since Monica Seles beat Gabriela Sabatini in a five-set match to cap off a successful season at Madison Square Garden. On Tuesday night, Sabatini was finally able to exact her revenge, beating Seles 8-5 in 37 minutes in front of 14,894 at Madison Square Garden in the BNP Paribas Showdown on World Tennis Day.

March 10, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The International Tennis Hall of Fame announced its 2015 inductees at a press conference Monday, with two-time Grand Slam champion and current coach of Andy Murray, Amelie Mauresmo, headlining the class of three.