| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Two-time champion (2005-06) Roger Federer, who is number one in the South African Airways 2010 ATP Rankings for the 275th week (as of Mar. 22), leads an outstanding field which features 16 of the Top 20 players. Federer is the top seed for the sixth time in seven years (except last year). Six...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Bob and Mike Bryan, the number one-ranked doubles team in the world, were featured on CBS’ "60 Minutes" on Sunday, March 21. Also on March 21, the Bryan Brothers Band released its new single, "Open My Heart," a tribute to Andre Agassi, on iTunes. A CBS crew filmed the Bryan Brothers over a period...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Each year, the world’s best 14-and-Under Juniors represent their country in a major international tennis event, Les Petits As. This prestigious tournament, held in Tarbes, France, resembles a major professional tournament, complete with television coverage, a linesman and ball boys. The event has...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
Organizing for the upcoming USTA Adult, Senior and Super Senior season is underway! If you have a team, you must let me know by e-mail ASAP ( kathym65@aol.com ) and have players registered by Thursday, April 1 in order to be included in the schedule. If you are looking to be placed on a team, e-...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The men’s and women’s main draw wildcards for the 2010 Sony Ericsson Open have been awarded and feature a combination of young up-and-coming stars as well as several of the world’s most recognizable names. Five slots were handed out on the men’s side, while eight were given on the women’s. Ryan...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Sony Ericsson Open has earned a reputation as being a highlight of the Miami social calendar and is globally recognized as one of the most anticipated stops on both the ATP and Sony Ericsson WTA Tours, and 2010 will be no exception. The excitement of the two-week event does not stop with the...Read more
  | 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