| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
James Blake was in action at Sportime Stadium on Randall’s Island in New York on Wednesday night as the Boston Lobsters were in town to face the Sportimes in World TeamTennis action. The Sportimes came in to the match undefeated, but Blake was too much for them on this night. He swept his matches,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Channel will provide exclusive coverage of Spain and France’s Davis Cup quarterfinal competition in Clermont-Ferrand, France, this weekend. The meeting will consist of two singles matches on Friday, July 9, at 7:00 a.m. ET, followed by the doubles match Saturday, July 10, at 8:00 a.m. ET...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Donnay, the 100-year-old tennis brand, has announced the introduction of a new product line for the U.S. market called the X-series. Based on patented technology called “XeneCore”, nine models will be offered: X-Black 94, X-Black 99, X-Blue 94, X-Dark Red 94, X-Red 94, X-Red 99, X-Orange 99, X-...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2010 World TeamTennis season started off with a very successful showing Monday night for the New York Sportimes at Sportime Stadium at Randall's Island against the Washington Kastles. The overall match came down to the very end as a super tie-breaker was needed to determine the winner. Jesse...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In conjunction with the 2010 Hall of Fame Induction Weekend, the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I. will host an exhibition match featuring the newest inductees to the International Tennis Hall of Fame on Sunday, July 11 at 10:00 a.m. The Hall of Fame Classic will feature the highly...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2010 Wimbledon men's finals are set as Tomas Berdych will face Rafael Nadal this Sunday in the men's finals. Berdych continued his winning ways on Friday, this time upending Novak Djokovic, ranked third in the world, 6-3 7-6 (11-9) 6-3. The 12th-ranked Berdych continued his Wimbledon dominance...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA and Tennis Channel have announced that the network will present live broadcasts of the finals of the 2010 U.S. Open National Playoffs–Men’s and Women’s Championships. The men’s and women’s winners of the U.S. Open National Playoffs each receive a wild card entry into the 2010 U.S. Open...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The International Tennis Hall of Fame will present the highest honor available in tennis to seven legends of the game on Saturday, July 10 at 12:30 p.m. The Induction Ceremony will take place on the historic grass courts of Bill Talbert Center Court at the International Tennis Hall of Fame in...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The women's final of the 2010 Wimbledon is set, as top-seeded Serena Willams will face Russia’s Vera Zvonareva. Zvonareva advanced to her first Grand Slam final after rallying to defeat unseeded Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria, 3-6, 6-3 6-2 in today's first semifinal. The momentum swung the Russian’...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
For the second straight summer, four of Long Island's most prestigious country clubs will be fielding professional tennis teams and playing for $10,000 in prize money along with the George Seewagen Cup in the Long Island Professional Tennis League (LIPTL). The four clubs are the Creek Club, Pine...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Six-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer was defeated this morning by Tomas Berdych in the quarterfinals of Wimbledon. The 12th-seeded Czech beat Federer, 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 on Wednesday for what is certainly the biggest victory of his career. Berdych used his big serve and much improved mobility...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Two of the greatest rivalries in tennis will resume at Madison Square Garden when tennis legends Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, John McEnroe and Ivan Lendl take to the Madison Square Garden tennis court in the 2011 BNP Paribas Showdown, scheduled for Monday, Feb. 28, 2011. The BNP Paribas Showdown is...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that the city of San Diego and the San Diego Sports Arena have been selected to host the 2010 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Final between the United States and Italy, Nov. 6-7. This will mark the first time the Fed Cup Final has been played in the United States since 2000, when the...Read more
  | By Gary Simeone
There were more than 400 people scrambling on the 90-plus degree tennis courts of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center for loose balls as the USTA hosted tryouts for the job of ballpersons for the 2010 U.S. Open. Each year, the USTA begins with around 400 hopefuls, a field which is then...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
More than 60 players of all levels came out to compete in the second leg of the Long Island Tennis Magazine Challenge in Long Beach this past Sunday. Top-level beach tennis was on display in the pro division, while amateur players came out to improve their skills and try out this summer's hottest...Read more