| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Channel’s second year of U.S. Open coverage will provide viewers with 73 hours of live matches as the tennis world descends upon New York, and will also introduce a new team member who knows a thing (or two) about on-court glory in the Big Apple. This year two-time U.S. Open singles titlist...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Aug. 13-15, a USTA team of women from Long Island, all members of the Carefree Racquet Club in North Merrick, N.Y., went undefeated in the state championship in Syracuse, N.Y. They were also undefeated in the local championship played earlier in the summer. On Oct. 1-3 they are headed to the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that world number one-ranked Rafael Nadal of Spain, the reigning French Open and Wimbledon champion, will be the top seed at the 2010 U.S. Open in men’s singles. The 2010 U.S. Open will be played at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y., Aug. 30-...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Roger Federer ended his mini-vacation with another Masters title. A well-rested Federer beat American Mardy Fish, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (1), 6-4 on Sunday, winning the Cincinnati Masters Championship. He was barely on the court all week because his opponents got hurt and his game was so good. For the first...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that Tim Smyczek of Milwaukee, Wis. and Beatrice Capra of Ellicott City, Md. has won the U.S. Open Wild Card Playoff and will receive a men’s and women’s main draw singles wild card into the 2010 U.S. Open. Eight men and eight women competed for the wild cards Aug. 18-20 at...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Women's 2.5 team from Long Island has won the New York state Championship and are supposed to be headed for the USTA National Championship in Palm Springs, Calif. to represent Long Island women's tennis. Unfortunately, it is an expensive trip. We hope to go to California and represent us all...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Just a day after the top ranked women's player, Serena Williams, would be forced to pull out of the 2010 U.S. Open, today brings news that 2009 U.S. Open winner Juan Martin Del Potro will also be missing the 2010 Open. Del Potro cited poor conditioning due to wrist surgery that he's still...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that the U.S. Open Qualifying Tournament will be held Aug. 24-27 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, the site of the 2010 U.S. Open. The tournament, which offers $1 million in prize money, is free and open to the public with play beginning daily at 11:00 a.m...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Women's top-ranked Serena Williams has withdrawn from the 2010 U.S. Open, set for just weeks away, Aug. 30-Sept. 12 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, as she continues to recover from an injury to her right foot. Serena's foot was cut on a piece of broken glass in July, which...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that television coverage of the 2010 Olympus U.S. Open Series on ESPN2 has reached more people through four weeks than ever before at this point in the Series’ seven-year history. Additionally, Sunday’s singles final at the Western & Southern Financial Group Women’s Open...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
dhantuchova : I can't wait to go to New York! The tennis is great but also the atmosphere, the shopping... I love the city! The energy is amazing. andyroddick : How good is Friday Night Lights, and how much does it suck that there is only one more season? serenawilliams : Just for the record, I am...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) and Levy Restaurants, the official restaurateurs of the U.S. Open, have announced a number of new additions to the culinary offerings at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center for the 2010 U.S. Open, which runs from Aug. 30-Sept. 12. Already...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that NCAA singles champion Chelsey Gullickson (Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.), Jamie Hampton (Auburn, Ala.), local favorite Christina McHale (Englewood Cliffs, N.J.), 2010 USTA Girls’ singles champion Shelby Rogers (Daniel Island, S.C.), and Coco Vandeweghe (Rancho Mirage, Calif...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Donnay, the 100-year-old tennis brand, will be the racquet sponsor for the Alan King Pro-Am Tennis Tournament to benefit the Wheelchair Sports Federation. The event will take place at Shelter Rock Tennis and Country Club on Sunday, Aug. 29 beginning at 10:00 a.m. and is open to the public. “We are...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Former world No. 1 golfer Annika Sorenstam and Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe, wife of the late Arthur Ashe, will present Martina Navratilova with the Eugene L. Scott Award from the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the 30th annual Legends Ball on Friday, Sept. 10, 2010 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New...Read more