February 20, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island Tennis Magazine recently had a chance to chat with former world number one Maria Sharapova of Russia, who will be coming to New York on Monday, March 5 to compete at the BNP Paribas Showdown at Madison Square Garden.
February 22, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Recently, Long Island Tennis Magazine had the pleasure in taking part in a teleconference with Kim Clijsters who called in her from her native Belgium. Kim discussed many topics including the upcoming BNP Paribas Showdown at MSG and her 1st matchup against Serena Williams since their infamous U.S. Open Semifinal match.
February 22, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Serena Williams, the Billie Jean King Cup’s defending champion, has withdrawn from the upcoming BNP Paribas Showdown, scheduled for Monday, March 1, 2010 at Madison Square Garden. Williams, who qualified for the Showdown based on her 2009 victories at both the Australian Open and Wimbledon, has withdrawn due to a leg injury sustained during her recent run to the Australian Open Championships. This injury has also forced Williams out of WTA events in Paris and Dubai.