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  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Tennis Channel will provide exclusive live coverage of the U.S. Fed Cup semifinal against Russia in Birmingham, Ala., this weekend, with telecasts Saturday, April 24, and Sunday, April 25. The competition between the 2009 Fed Cup runner-up Americans and Russia will consist of two singles...Read more
  | By Bobby Colton
As the bus for Cold Spring Harbor rolled into Syosset’s parking lot on Monday, the entire team was looking forward for another chance to prove themselves as the elite team on long island. Led by eight ranked members, Cold Spring Harbor was ready to stake their claim to an undefeated season. Morale...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
racquetTune, an easy and inexpensive way for tennis players to check that their racquet is correctly strung, has been released as an application for the Apple iPhone and iTouch devices. A couple of taps on the strings and racquetTune displays the tension with high accuracy. It is fun, runs on one...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Three Long Islanders have advanced to the semifinals of the U.S. Open National Playoffs Eastern Sectional Qualifying. At 1:00 p.m. today, Jennifer Kellner of Smithtown, N.Y. will face off with fellow Long Islander Nikola Hubnerova of Syosset, N.Y. The winner will face the winner of the second...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
(as of 04/19/10) Rank Name & Nationality Points 1 Federer, Roger (SUI) 10,690 2 Djokovic, Novak (SRB) 7,390 3 Nadal, Rafael (ESP) 6,980 4 Del Potro, Juan Martin (ARG) 5,725 5 Murray, Andy (GBR) 5,485 6 Davydenko, Nikolay (RUS) 5,335 7 Roddick, Andy (USA) 4,780 8 Soderling, Robin (SWE) 4,595 9...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Twelve-year-old Lauren Fishbein of Livingston, N.J. won the United States’ 2010 Longines Junior Tennis Challenge on Saturday, April 17 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Fishbein defeated Gaby Pollner of White Plains, N.Y. by a score of 6-1, 6-1 in the championship match on...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Rafael Nadal defeated Fernando Verdasco 6-0, 6-1 in Sunday’s final to win the Monte Carlo Masters for the sixth straight year and end his title drought. Nadal sealed the win on his first match point with a forehand pass and fell to the ground in celebration. The win was Nadal’s 32nd straight win at...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Gordon Watson’s comeback came full circle Sunday as he captured his fourth career Gold Ball with the biggest win of his career: The Boys’ 16s championships at the Easter Bowl. “(My forehand) was just firing today. I wish someone could tell me how many backhands I hit today because it wasn’t many,”...Read more
  | By USTA Eastern Section
In January, the USTA announced the launch of the U.S. Open National Playoffs, which will expand the footprint of the U.S. Open and provide the opportunity for all players 14 years of age and older to earn a wild card into the 2010 U.S. Open Qualifying Tournament. The U.S. Open National Playoffs...Read more
  | By USTA Eastern Section
The USTA and U.S. Fed Cup Captain Mary Joe Fernandez has announced that 2009 U.S. Open quarterfinalist Melanie Oudin, Bethanie Mattek-Sands and world number one-ranked doubles player Liezel Huber will represent the United States in the 2010 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Semifinal against...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The SASS Foundation for Medical Research Annual Tennis Tournament & Golf Outing will take place on Monday, May 17th at the fabulous Nassau Country Club in Glen Cove. The annual event to benefit cancer research, patient care & education is comprised of both a Ladies and Mens Round Robin...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2010 Easter Bowl, USTA National Spring Championships is a blockbuster showcase of American junior tennis that has been in existence since its 1968 debut in New York City. This year's event is taking place April 11-18 in Rancho Mirage, Calif. and Palm Desert, Calif., and features Boys and Girls...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2010 Easter Bowl, USTA National Spring Championships is a blockbuster showcase of American junior tennis that has been in existence since its 1968 debut in New York City. This year's event is taking place April 11-18 in Rancho Mirage, Calif. and Palm Desert, Calif., and features Boys and Girls...Read more
  | By USTA Eastern Section
Tennis is a sport for a lifetime, and USTA Eastern strives to grow tennis at every level with a goal of making the game accessible to everyone. Tennis can be adapted to fit the needs of the player. Shorter courts can be used to teach small children the basics; slower, low compression balls allow...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Rajeev Ram, who clinched both the singles and the doubles titles in Newport, R.I. last year, will return to compete in the Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships again this year. Ram, who is currently ranked 85th on the South African Airways 2010 ATP Rankings, joins a dynamic Newport player...Read more