| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Channel is set to carry 77 hours of live French Open coverage during its fourth year in Paris, not including same-day repeats of the men’s and women’s singles semifinals. As a general rule, seven hours of live match play will air each day, from 5:00 a.m. to noon ET, with coverage continuing...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Reigning U.S. Open champion KIm Clijsters has joined a long list of top ranked players who have pulled out of the upcoming French Open. Clijsters withdrew due to a left foot injury. Other withdrawals announced by the French Tennis Federation include: 2009 men’s U.S. Open champion, Juan Martin Del...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Legends Ball, which benefits the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum, returns to Cipriani 42nd Street, in New York City, on Friday, Sept. 10, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. – the last Friday of the U.S. Open. Regarded as the premier social event of the U.S. Open, this special night of celebration...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Jelena Jankovic rolled to a surprisingly easy 6-0, 6-1 win Thursday over Venus Williams in the quarterfinals of the Italian Open. Williams struggled with her serve throughout the match and could never really get going. Unforced errors were ultimately her downfall. This was Venus's first tournament...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Juan Martin Del Potro, the 2009 U.S. Open Champion, will have surgery on his right wrist and will be out for undetermined amount of time. It does appear as if that time period will be significant. Del Potro has not played since the Austrailian Open back in January. In a letter from Del Potro read...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Justine Henin won her first title since coming out of retirement, defeating Samantha Stosur 6-4, 2-6, 6-1 in a tough three set match Sunday in the final of the Porsche Grand Prix. This win should give Henin a nice boost in confidence heading in to the years second Grand Slam (the French Open) which...Read more
  | By USTA Eastern Section
The USTA is hosting 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 are taking place this week on the clay courts of the Boca West Country Club in Boca Raton, Fla., April 27-29. The USTA and the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The best of five matchup between the United States and Russia started with Melane Oudin defeating Alla Kudryavtseva 6-3 6-3 to give the United States a 1-0 match lead. Elena Dementieva defeated Bethanie Mattek-Sands in the second match to even the series at 1-1. In Sunday's reverse singles...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
(as of 04/19/10) Rank Name & Nationality Points 1 Federer, Roger (SUI) 10,690 2 Djokovic, Novak (SRB) 7,390 3 Nadal, Rafael (ESP) 6,980 4 Del Potro, Juan Martin (ARG) 5,725 5 Murray, Andy (GBR) 5,485 6 Davydenko, Nikolay (RUS) 5,335 7 Roddick, Andy (USA) 4,780 8 Soderling, Robin (SWE) 4,595 9...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Rafael Nadal defeated Fernando Verdasco 6-0, 6-1 in Sunday’s final to win the Monte Carlo Masters for the sixth straight year and end his title drought. Nadal sealed the win on his first match point with a forehand pass and fell to the ground in celebration. The win was Nadal’s 32nd straight win at...Read more