| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Opening round action on the women's singles side of the draw came to a close at the 2013 Sony Open Tennis came to a close with 22 matches, as Svetlana Kuznetsova battled past Lourdes Domínguez Lino in straight sets over to advance to round two, 6-3, 6-3. Miami has been one of Kuznetsova's best...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In opening round men's singles action at the 2013 Sony Open in Miami, it was wild card James Blake who defeated his fellow countryman, Ryan Harrison, 6-2, 6-2. Blake won 24 of his 27 first serve points and broke Harrison twice while improving his head-to-head series with Harrison to a perfect 3-0...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
It was a strong day for Americans on the first day of qualifying into the women’s singles main draw at the Sony Open Tennis in Miami. Bethanie Mattek-Sands battled past sixth seed Misaki Doi 6-4, 4-6, 7-6(5) in two hours and 37 minutes. The Arizona native, who celebrates her 28th birthday on...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that in keeping with its mission to grow the sport of tennis, it has reached agreement with the ATP and WTA that ensures the vitality and competitiveness of the U.S. Open as a world class, premier event for many years to come. Presently, the USTA is in the midst of several...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Check out the 2015 Guide to Long Island's Top Tennis Camps 25th Annual College Tennis Exposure Camp University of South Florida in Tampa, Fla. ♦ June 16-20, 2013 University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Va. ♦ July 6-10, 2013 Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. ♦ July 14-19, July 21-26...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that it will celebrate the refurbishment and creation of 10,000 youth-sized tennis courts in the United States as part of USTA’s commitment to First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative. A special celebratory event, Court 10K, will be held on March 19 at the Tamiami...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American Jack Sock moved into the final round of qualifying for Sony Open Tennis in Miami, coming from a set down to beat Ukrainian Sergiy Stakhovsky 4-6, 7-6(3), 6-2 in two hours and six minutes. The 20-year-old Nebraska native is bidding to play the main draw in Miami for the second time. Sock...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
World number one and top-seeded Novak Djokovic could face some stiff competition in the early stages of the 2013 Sony Open Tennis in Miami. Djokovic opens his bid for the title against either Gilles Muller or Lukas Rosol and is seeded to face 30th-seeded Spaniard Feliciano Lopez in the third round...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Kids ages 10 and under are invited to the free USTA Long Island Junior Team Tennis Party on Saturday, March 30 from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at Carefree Racquet Club, located at 1414 Jerusalem Avenue in Merrick, N.Y. Junior tennis players or aspiring players will have the opportunity to play tennis,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The American duo of Bob & Mike Bryan won their first BNP Paribas Open title on Saturday, rallying to defeat Treat Huey and Jerzy Janowicz 6-3, 3-6, 10-6 in just over an hour to capture their fourth title of 2013, behind the Apia International Sydney, Australian Open and the U.S. National Indoor...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Sony Open has been notified by the ATP that Rafael Nadal has officially withdrawn from the event, set to begin today in Miami. The event is not aware of the reasons for Nadal's withdrawal. "We are disappointed to hear the news that Rafael Nadal will not be competing in Miami this year,...Read more
  | 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. Sharapova was the clear aggressor during the one-hour, 21-minute match, as she had more unforced errors than...Read more
  | 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...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that Redfoo of the music group LMFAO and “Heroes” TV star Sendhil Ramamurthy have both entered the 2013 U.S. Open National Playoffs, which provides the opportunity for all players 14 years of age and older to earn a berth into the U.S. Open. Redfoo has entered the USTA...Read more
  | 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. Lipsky hit an overhead long at 8-9, which sealed the match for...Read more