| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In weekend action at the 2010 U.S. Open Qualifiers ... on Friday, Aug. 27, American Ryan Harrison qualified into his first U.S. Open main draw, and Robert Kendrick took one step closer to earning a spot in the men's singles draw after winning their matches on Day 4 of the U.S. Open Qualifying...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Friday night, Aug. 27th, KIm Clijsters tried out a new sport ... baseball! The 2009 U.S. Open winner threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Citi Field before the Mets took on the Houston Astros. Clijsters overcame some jitters in trying out a new sport and threw a perfect strike to Mets catcher...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
First round action of the 2010 U.S. Open begins today, Monday, Aug. 30 at 11:00 a.m. at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Some of the sport's top stars will be in action Monday, including Venus Williams, who takes on Italian Roberta Vinci at 7:00 p.m.; Kim Clijsters, who takes on...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Court 11 was good to players with New York connections on day three of the 2010 U.S. Open Qualifying Tournament on Thursday. Former Georgia Tech All-American Irina Falconi, who grew up playing on the public courts at Inwood Park near Washington Heights in the Bronx, beat Germany’s Mona Barthel, 6-0...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
World number four-ranked Andy Murray and 2009 U.S. Open finalist Caroline Wozniacki have officially clinched the 2010 Olympus U.S. Open Series men’s and women’s titles. Murray, who won the Rogers Masters in Toronto and reached the final of the Farmers Classic in Los Angeles, clinched the men’s...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Wednesday, Aug. 25, rain washed out some of the scheduled matches and delayed others into the late afternoon and evening on day two of the 2010 U.S. Open Qualifiers at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Notables who did take to courts included American Shenay Perry who was upset...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that it will feature a series of Kids Tennis initiatives at the 2010 U.S. Open, including a QuickStart Tennis demonstration in Arthur Ashe Stadium and a full day of QuickStart Tennis activities during Labor Day weekend on Saturday, Sept. 4. Kids Tennis programming will also...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The International Tennis Hall of Fame will highlight the intricacies of the doubles game and the achievements of the greatest doubles teams in tennis history in a special exhibition at the U.S. Open entitled Tennis Twosomes: Doubles Teams Across the Eras. Among the many teams featured in the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that consumer electronics giant Panasonic has become an official sponsor of the US Open in a new three-year agreement. Working with CBS Sports, the USTA and Panasonic will spearhead the first-ever 3D broadcasts of the tournament. CBS Sports will produce 3D versions of all the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Town & Country magazine and Longines, the Swiss watch company, have partnered for the second time in as many years to celebrate extraordinary women who have made an impact on children’s lives. The second annual “Women Who Make a Difference” Awards will be bestowed upon three individuals,...Read more