| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Three-time Wimbledon finalist Andy Roddick, who was seeded fifth, walked off Court Two in disbelief after a five set loss to Yen-Hsun Lu. Lu, the 26-year-old son of a chicken salesman from Taiwan who said he had no family in the crowd and who gave himself little hope after the fourth set, achieved...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
If week two is anything like week one, we are in for a special Wimbledon tournament. On the men's side, we have all the usual suspects. Roger Federer, bidding for a record-tying seventh Wimbledon title. Rafael Nadal, seeking a second after missing last years tournament with an injury. Andy Roddick...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Eleven hours on-court and a little over three days later, and finally we have a winner in the longest match in tennis history. American John Isner finally defeated Frenchman Nicolas Mahut 70-68 in the fifth and final set at Wimbledon. The fifth set alone lasted eight hours, 11 min., and the game...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
John Isner and Nicholas Mahut have been playing their second round Wimbledon match for 10-plus hours, over the course of two days .... and it's not over yet! Ten hours after they began their Wimbledon tennis match Tuesday, the American Isner and Frenchman Mahut were still at it Wednesday evening,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Day two action continued at Wimbledon, with most of the sport's top starts advancing, starting with defending Wimbledon Champion and top-seeded Serena Williams dominating in her match against Michelle Larcher De Brito of Portugal. The 12-time Grand Slam champion Serena took a little over an hour to...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In time for Wimbledon, AT&T and Tennis Channel have announced the addition of Tennis Channel to the U-verse TV lineup. Tennis Channel is available on channel 660 and channel 1660 (High Definition) in the AT&T U450 package, in addition to The Sports Package, with plans for expanded future...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The L1B Kings Park Challenger was held the weekend of June 18-20 at Sportime-Kings Park, located in Kings Park, N.Y. Congratulations to all the winners in the respective divisions and a great job by all the kids for their particiaption in the event. The winners are as follows: Girls 18s Division:...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that Diego Moyano has been hired as a clay-court specialist for USTA Player Development. In this role, Moyano will facilitate coaching and training programs designed specifically for clay-court play, while working with players in the USTA Player Development program. He will...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Defending Wimbledon champion Roger Federer came back from the brink of elimination and avoided an embarassing first-round exit during the first day of action at Wimbledon today, recovering from two sets down to beat a very game Colombian Alejandro Falla, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4, 7-6, 6-0. Federer, looking...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Serena Williams is the number one ranked women's tennis player as the pro tour heads into Wimbledon, according to the latest WTA tour rankings provided by Sony Ericsson. On the men's side, Rafael Nadal tops the men's world rankings, with Roger Federer a close second, according to the latest ATP...Read more
  | By USTA Eastern Section
Do you want to be a U.S. Open Tennis Championships ballperson? Are you a talented athlete, with a great throwing arm, pinpoint throwing accuracy, who is fast and agile on your feet, have quick catching and nimble hands, and a thorough understanding of the game of tennis? How are you doing so far?...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The weekend of June 18-20 saw some of New York's top young juniors come to the Racquet Club of Old Westbury for a USTA Level 1 Challenger tournament, the L1 Old Westbury Challenger. All of the kids competed at their very best, and congratulations to the following winners: ►In the Boys 12's Finals,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The draws have been announced for the 2010 Wimbledon Championships that begin Monday, June 21. On the men's side, top-seeded Roger Federer will meet Alejandro Falla in round one, while second-seeded Rafael Nadal faces Japanese wild card Kei Nishikori. Andy Murray, the fourth seed, has been drawn to...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Beach Tennis USA (BTUSA), the organization responsible for the sport of beach tennis in North America, has announced a strategic partnership with The International Tennis Federation (ITF), the world governing body of tennis, to expand the global development of the sport of beach tennis. Under the...Read more
  | By USTA Eastern Section
The USTA has announced that 25 of the nation's top men's and women's collegiate tennis players have been named to the 2010 USTA Summer Collegiate Team, administered by the USTA and the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA). The USTA Summer Collegiate Team is an elite training program for the top...Read more