Professional Tennis

  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal needed just six weeks to renew their head-to-head rivalry following Federer’s five-set victory in the Australian Open final in late January. The two will square off once again, this time in the BNP Paribas Open Round of 16 in Indian Wells, California. “I’m really...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Spain’s Garbine Muguruza advanced to the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open, knocking off 17-year old American Kayla Day 3-6, 7-5, 6-2 on Sunday. “I think she plays very good,” Muguruza said of Day. “She’s very young and has a great future. She reminds me a little of me, when I was super...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
World number two and five-time BNP Paribas Open champion Novak Djokovic moved past Great Britain’s Kyle Edmund on Sunday with a 6-4, 7-6(5) victory, advancing through to the final 32 in Indian Wells and into a matchup with 31 st seed Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina. “I think I played very well...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The men’s singles draw at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California got underway on Thursday and it was a disappointing opening round for some American men, including Frances Tiafoe and Ryan Harrison. In one of the last matches to finish up, Bosnian Damir Dzumhur held on to beat Harrison 6-4...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The first round of the BNP Paribas Open main draw got underway on Wednesday and last summer’s Olympic Gold Medalist Monica Puig of Puerto Rico was one of the opening day victors, blowing past American Danielle Collins 6-0, 6-2 to advance. “I always liking playing on center stage, I guess it’s where...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
World number one Serena Williams announced on Tuesday that she will be withdrawing from this week’s BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells as well as the Miami Open due to a left knee injury. “Sadly, I have to withdraw from the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells and the Miami Open,” the reigning Australian...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Photo courtesy of Twitter/@AbiertoTelcel American Sam Querrey beat a number of top players on his way to the Albierto Mexicano Telcel title over the weekend, concluding his fantastic run with a 6-3, 7-6(3) victory over second-seed Rafael Nadal in the final on Saturday. “It’s definitely a tournament...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The BNP Paribas Showdown will once again grace New York City with its presence in early March, marking the 10th anniversary of the event that has attracted the sport’s biggest stars for a decade. “The event actually got started after Pete Sampras played an exhibition against Andy Roddick in Houston...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
It was a busy weekend across the ATP and WTA Tours with many big-time tournaments taking place across the world. In the United States, it was American Jack Sock who won the Delray Beach Open, claiming the title when top-seeded Canadian Milos Raonic withdrew on Sunday. “It’s very unfortunate for him...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Still rounding himself back into form after a long layoff, Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro showed some signs of rust in his second round match at the Delray Beach Open on Thursday, but hung on to defeat Damir Dzumhur of Bosnia-Herzegovina 7-6(5), 4-6, 6-3 and reach the quarterfinals. “It was a...Read more