September 3, 2013
By Eric C. Peck
Two women’s quarterfinals matches take center stage Wednesday on Day 10 of the 2013 U.S. Open, as the men's and women's fields shrink even further and the road to the finals narrows. Sunny skies and temperatures reaching a high of 80 should prove to be favorable for the contenders throughout the day.
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.
June 7, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The last time Novak Djokovic lost at a Grand Slam tournament was a year ago at the French Open semifinals. It was there that Roger Federer ended Djokovic's 43-match winning streak to advance to the finals.
January 9, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Australia's Sam Stosur, the 2011 U.S. Open champion, lost to Italy's Francesca Schiavone, 6-2, 6-4, in the first round of the Sydney International Tournament. Schiavone has also defeated Stosur at the 2010 French Open final and had little to no trouble once again defeating her early on in this tournament.
May 27, 2011
By David Drucker
Before we could even catch our breath after Kim Clijsters’ early exit yesterday, top seed and number one-ranked Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark succumbed to defeat at the hands of the number 28 seed, Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia.
August 24, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that Caroline Wozniacki and Kim Clijsters—who met in the women’s singles final at the 2009 U.S. Open—have been named the top seeds in women’s singles at the 2010 U.S. Open.
July 22, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that 99 of the top 100 women, including 2010 Grand Slam singles champions Serena Williams and Francesca Schiavone, are entered in the women’s singles field for the 2010 U.S. Open Tennis Championships.
June 7, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The number 17-seed, Francesca Schiavone of Italy, defeated seventh-seeded Samantha Stosur of Australia, 6-4, 7-6 (2), in the women's finals of the 2010 French Open. Schiavone came into the match with only one win in five attempts against Stosur,
June 4, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Sam Stosur, the woman who ousted Serena Williams and Justine Henin from the 2010 French Open, made it to the finals with a surprisingly easy straight set upset win over Jelena Jankovic, 6-1, 6-2. Stosur hardly lost focus at any point against Jankovic and seemed in complete control for the entire match. Stosur will now battle 17th-seeded Francesca Schiavone for the trophy.
June 3, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Austrian Jurgen Melzer upset number three seed Novak Djokovic of Serbia in Wednesday action at the 2010 French Open. Melzer defeated Djokovic 3-6, 2-6, 6-2, 7-6 (3), 6-4, as he rallied back down two sets.
June 1, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Top-seeded Serena Williams defeated the 18th seed Shahar Peer by a score of 6-2, 6-2 to move into the women's quarterfinals of the 2010 French Open. Serena took only 67 min. to take out Peer, and Serena is the only American singles player, on the men's or women's side, still alive at Roland Garros. In other action, Samantha Stosur ended Justine Henin's 24-match winning streak at the French Open by a score of 2-6, 6-1, 6-4. Stosur was a semifinalist at the 2009 French Open.
May 25, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On day two of the 2010 French Open, the match of the day was between Andy Murray and hometown favorite, Frenchman Richard Gasquet. Gasquet who at times can be inconsistent certainly brought his "A" game to Roland Garros and gave the number four seed all he could handle.
May 24, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On one of the hottest days of the year at Roland Garros, the first day of the 2010 French Open saw many local favorites on court. The schedule was packed with French interest. The match of the day was played by Frenchman and number 10-seeded, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
May 19, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The French Open is the world's premier clay court tournament and the second of the four Grand Slam events. The 2010 French Open is set for May 23-June 6 at the historic Roland Garros in Paris, France. This year’s event promises to deliver a wide array of dramatics, as well as some heart pumping and intriguing clay court tennis.
April 30, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA hosted a playoff this week to award a men’s and a women’s singles main-draw wild card to the 2010 French Open. The men’s and women’s wild-card tournaments took place on the clay courts of the Boca West Country Club in Boca Raton, Fla., April 27-29.
April 28, 2010
By USTA Eastern Section
The USTA is hosting a playoff this week to award a men’s and a women’s singles main-draw wild card to the 2010 French Open. The men’s and women’s wild-card tournaments are taking place this week on the clay courts of the Boca West Country Club in Boca Raton, Fla., April 27-29.