| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
MSG Sports and StarGames have announced a comprehensive broadcast plan for the 2012 BNP Paribas Showdown that involves ESPN to broadcast the much-anticipated matches live from Madison Square Garden on Monday, March 5 featuring world number two-ranked Maria Sharapova of Russia playing former world...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Victoria Azarenka, the 2012 Australian Open champion, has withdrawn from the Dubai Tennis Championships after sustaining an ankle injury. The 22-year-old will take two to three days of rest in hopes of healing. She was on a 17 match winning streak and this break will allow her to go home and spend...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2012 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Playoff draw was conducted on Tuesday and the U.S. drew an away tie in Ukraine that will be played Saturday-Sunday, April 21-22, 2012. The women's U.S. team needs to defeat the Ukraine to compete in the World Group in 2013 and contend for the 2013 Fed Cup...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
John Isner shocked Roger Federer 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-4), 6-2, to give the United States a 2-0 lead against Switzerland in their Davis Cup first-round series on Friday. The upset was preceded by the opening round singles match, with Mardy Fish outlasting Stanislas Wawrinka 6-2, 4-6, 4-6, 6-1, 9-7. The...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Channel will provide exclusive coverage of the U.S. Davis Cup team's first-round competition against Switzerland in Fribourg, Switzerland, this weekend, with live and same-day, "Instant Encore" replays Friday through Sunday. Switzerland's 16-time Grand Slam winner and number three-ranked...Read more
  | By Arlene Griggs
The Carefree 2.5 USTA team [SHIMON] has advanced all the way to the finals at the Sectionals held in Syracuse, N.Y. This was my first experience playing on a winning USTA team, so my immersion was quick, intense and passionate. The period of time between having been selected to represent at the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
At the 2011 U.S. Open, First Lady Michelle Obama applauded the USTA for engaging millions of children in tennis, introducing tennis into thousands of elementary schools throughout the country, and building more than 2000 right-sized courts that provide a place for young people to play tennis. The...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Friday, Sept. 9, the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum will gather hundreds of tennis enthusiasts and industry leaders at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City for The Legends Ball, an annual social event that celebrates tennis and honors some of the sport's greatest champions and...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Popular American ATP World Tour star Sam Querrey has committed to compete in the Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, which will be hosted July 4-10 on the grass courts of the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I. Querrey, who is currently ranked 28th in the ATP World Tour...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA hosted a playoff this week to award a men’s and a women’s singles main-draw wild card to the 2010 French Open. The men’s and women’s wild-card tournaments took place on the clay courts of the Boca West Country Club in Boca Raton, Fla., April 27-29. The USTA and the French Tennis Federation...Read more