| 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
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Ubisoft announced that Racquet Sports, the multisport game that includes tennis, ping-pong, badminton, squash and beach tennis is now available on North American retail shelves, exclusively for the Wii system from Nintendo. The game will be released in EMEA territories on March 25 under the name...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2010 World TeamTennis Pro League season will be highlighted by head-to-head matches between five former and current world number one-ranked players–Martina Hingis, Venus Williams, Kim Clijsters, Lindsay Davenport and current world number one Serena Williams–during the three-week season, which...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Grand Slam Champions Kim Clijsters and Svetlana Kuznetsova faced off at Madison Square Garden in a match of jumbo-sized proportions! They competed in a heated tennis match in Ubisoft’s, Racquet Sports game on Nintendo Wii that was broadcast on Madison Square Garden’s world famous Gardenvision. This...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Tennis Channel will essentially become the 2010 BNP Paribas Open network during the next two weeks, adjusting its programming schedule for the Indian Wells, Calif.-based men’s and women’s tournament, one of the most celebrated events of the year. The channel plans 90 hours of live coverage over...Read more