| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Serena Williams is the number one ranked women's tennis player as the pro tour heads into Wimbledon, according to the latest WTA tour rankings provided by Sony Ericsson. On the men's side, Rafael Nadal tops the men's world rankings, with Roger Federer a close second, according to the latest ATP...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The draws have been announced for the 2010 Wimbledon Championships that begin Monday, June 21. On the men's side, top-seeded Roger Federer will meet Alejandro Falla in round one, while second-seeded Rafael Nadal faces Japanese wild card Kei Nishikori. Andy Murray, the fourth seed, has been drawn to...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Channel, the only 24-hour, television-based multimedia destination dedicated to both the professional sport and tennis lifestyle, has signed tennis Hall of Famer Jimmy Connors to serve as a nightly analyst during the network’s upcoming Wimbledon coverage, June 21-30, 2010. The two-time...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The number 17-seed, Francesca Schiavone of Italy, defeated seventh-seeded Samantha Stosur of Australia, 6-4, 7-6 (2), in the women's finals of the 2010 French Open. Schiavone came into the match with only one win in five attempts against Stosur, and with her victory, became the second woman seeded...Read more
  | By USTA Eastern Section
The U.S. Open will take over Times Square in New York City on Monday, June 7, to launch the first day of the 2010 U.S. Open Ticket On-Sale and celebrate the U.S. Open, which will be played in Flushing, N.Y., Monday, Aug. 30 through Sunday, Sept. 12. “US Open Takes Times Square” will run from 8:00 a...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Austrian Jurgen Melzer upset number three seed Novak Djokovic of Serbia in Wednesday action at the 2010 French Open. Melzer defeated Djokovic 3-6, 2-6, 6-2, 7-6 (3), 6-4, as he rallied back down two sets. Melzer, who is making his first-ever trip to a Grand Slam semifinal, will face number two seed...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In 2010 French Open men's action on Tuesday at Roland Garros, Robin Soderling upended top seed Roger Federer 3-6, 6-3, 7-5, 6-4. Soderling, who came into the match winless in 12 attempts against Federer, was able to break Federer's serve 44 percent of the time on conversion chances, while Federer...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Channel, the only 24-hour, television-based multimedia destination dedicated to both the professional sport and tennis lifestyle, has re-signed French Open and U.S. Open announcer Ted Robinson, extending his role with the network through 2013. The Emmy Award-winning sportscaster is currently...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Top-seeded Serena Williams defeated the 18th seed Shahar Peer by a score of 6-2, 6-2 to move into the women's quarterfinals of the 2010 French Open. Serena took only 67 min. to take out Peer, and Serena is the only American singles player, on the men's or women's side, still alive at Roland Garros...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Rain may have dampened and caused a five-hour delay of day five of the French Open, but it didn't dampen the play of Americans Andy Roddick and John Isner as the duo advanced at Roland Garros. Roddick defeated Blaz Kavcic of Slovenia, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 in a rain delay-filled affair. Roddick...Read more