| 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. Wozniacki had won four of her six previous meetings with Petrova. Next...Read more
  | 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...Read more
  | 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...Read more
  | 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. Up next...Read more
  | 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...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island Tennis Magazine and New York Tennis Magazine are proud to present the First Annual New York Tennis Expo at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, home of the U.S. Open, on Sunday, April 28. World renowned Tennis Coach Nick Bollettieri will headline two speaking panels and...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Are you a past Long Island USTA award winner? In advance of the annual USTA Long Island Region's 23rd Annual Awards Dinner, the volunteers on the regional board have compiled a history of the awards in the region. That list is available at http://www.longisland.usta.com/events/awards_history/ ...Read more
  | By Gary Simeone
Bethpage State Park Tennis Directors Steve Kaplan and Keith Kambourian held their Fourth Annual Coaches Workshop at the Bethpage Park Tennis Center on Sunday afternoon. The event which ran from 5:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. helped high school coaches with training tips, performance drills and insights in to...Read more
  | 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...Read more
  | 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...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2013 boys high school season is set to begin Monday, March 11. Defending Long Island and Nassau County Champion Cold Spring Harbor returns with a strong team, but will be without 2012 State Champion Josh Levine who has now graduated and is playing at Duke University. Cold Spring Harbor will be...Read more
  | 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. "...Read more
  | 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. Lleyton Hewitt will meet John Isner in...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Westhampton Beach Tennis will be again offering partial and full scholarships to both adults and juniors at its tennis academy. These scholarships are for beginning tennis players who have made contributions to their community. The scholarships are in the names of two of owner Peter Kaplan's...Read more
  | 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. Federer is seeded second on his 13th appearance...Read more