| 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
  | By USTA Eastern Section
The USTA and U.S. Fed Cup Captain Mary Joe Fernandez has announced that 2009 U.S. Open quarterfinalist Melanie Oudin, Bethanie Mattek-Sands and world number one-ranked doubles player Liezel Huber will represent the United States in the 2010 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Semifinal against...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Rajeev Ram, who clinched both the singles and the doubles titles in Newport, R.I. last year, will return to compete in the Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships again this year. Ram, who is currently ranked 85th on the South African Airways 2010 ATP Rankings, joins a dynamic Newport player...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis returned to the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City on Saturday night April 10 for the first time in almost 15 years with the inaugural Caesars Tennis Classic. The event featured five of the sport's top past and present stars, including Pete Sampras, Ivan Lendl, Mats Wilander, recent retiree...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The inaugural “Caesars Tennis Classic” held at historic Boardwalk Hall on April 10, 2010 set a new attendance record for a tennis event in Atlantic City. The record crowd of 7,330 who witnessed the “Caesars Tennis Classic” surpassed the previous mark of 7,257 for the “Return of The Champions” event...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Saturday, April 10, Caesars Atlantic City and StarGames present professional tennis at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City with the First Annual Caesars Tennis Classic. This exhibition event will be hosted by two-time U.S. Open and five-time Wimbledon champion, Venus Williams, and will feature three...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Andy Roddick capped his best American hard court swing since 2006 when he won his second Sony Ericsson Open title. Roddick defeated Tomas Berdych 7-5, 6-4, ending the Czech’s run through the tournament in which he defeated a trio of top 10 seeds, including Roger Federer, Fernando Verdasco and Robin...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Andy Roddick rallied from a set down and upset Rafael Nadal in the semifinals of the Sony Ericsson Open The turning point for Roddick was late in the second set and then he continued his fine play and parlayed it into a 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory over the two-time Sony Ericsson Open finalist Nadal, who...Read more