| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In the men's final at Indian Wells, big serving Croatian Ivan Ljubicic defeated Andy Roddick 7-6 (3), 7-6 (5) Sunday to win the BNP Paribas Open. Ljubicic served big all match and finished with 20 aces. There were no service breaks in the two-hour final and he closed the match out with a service...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The International Tennis Hall of Fame will present the 2009 Samuel Hardy and Tennis Educational Merit Awards on March 20 during the International Tennis Hall of Fame Annual Awards Luncheon. The luncheon will be held at the InterContinental Dallas in conjunction with the United States Tennis...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Thursday at the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, Calif., Samantha Stosur (Australia) deafeated Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez (Spain) 6-3 7-6(7) in one women's Quarterfinal match and Jelena Jankovic (Serbia) knocked off Alisa Kleybanova (Russia) 6-4 6-4 in the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Long Island Regional Board is pleased to announce its 20th Annual Awards Dinner to be held this year on Wednesday, May 12, at 6:30 P.M. at the beautiful Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, N.Y. While this year's theme, "Growth Through Diversity," and the program we are planning will be...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2010 World TeamTennis (WTT) schedule has been released. This year's season begins Monday, July 5 and runs through Sunday, July 25 when the 2010 Finals will take place. Locally, the New York Sportimes will play their matches this year at Sportime Stadium at Randall's Island, located right off...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Yesterday was a day of upsets at the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, Calif. as top players on both the men's and women's sides of the draws were beaten. In the men's draw, second-seeded Novak Djokovic, who was the top-seed remaining after Roger Federer was...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Roger Federer looked like he had his match at the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, Calif. in hand, ahead 4-1 in the final set, but after fending off three match points, Marcos Baghdatis recovered to upset the world's number one ranked player 5-7, 7-5, 7-6. After...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Andre Agassi spoke with ESPN.com's Rick Reilly earlier this week and Agassi showed his remorse for what transpired at the recent Hit for Haiti 2 charity event when he took joking around too far by insinuating that Pete Sampras is "a bad tipper." "It was out of line," said Agassi. "It was...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Polo Club of Boca Raton has been named the "2010 Private Tennis Facility of the Year" by the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR). PTR is a global organization of tennis teaching professionals with 14,000-plus members in 122 countries. The Polo Club has earned this honor for its extraordinary...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2010 World TeamTennis draft was held today. As the rosters shaped up, the sport's marquee players were joined by today's draftees, as the league geared up for the upcoming season, set to begin in early July. Locally, the New York Sportimes roster, already featuring Kim Clijsters and John...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2010 tennis season is in full swing, and so far, Roger Federer and Serena Williams, who both won the first major of the year (The Austrailian Open) are the world number ones. Right now, the tours are out in California at Indian Wells and the players will then head to Miami for the Sony Ericsson...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Family and Children’s Golf and Tennis Tournament will be held on May 20 at The Creek Club Golf Course, located on Club House Hollow Road in Locust Valley, N.Y. This annual event brings together individuals who share a love and commitment to the underserved people of Long Island and to the work...Read more
  | By Branislav Grujic
Psychological development Psychological skill training is based on fundamental assumption; athletes try to do the best they can given their physical limitations and learning history, and they try to respond as effectively as possible in every situation. The strategies for acquiring skills involve...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On a positive note, Hit for Haiti 2 made a $1 million donation to Haiti, but Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi showed that the negative feelings between the longtime bitter rivals are still very much there. The night started off with the ladies, as Lindsay Davenport and Steffi Graff lost 8-6 to Martina...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The following are the results from the L2R Long Island Regional Deer Park Championship, held March 12-14 at Deer Park Tennis Center in Deer Park, N.Y. Boys 16 Singles Girls 16 SinglesRead more