| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum and the International Tennis Federation (ITF) have announced that Billie Jean King is the recipient of the 2010 Fed Cup Award of Excellence. Presentation of the award will be made on Sunday, Nov. 7 in San Diego, Calif. during the 2010 Fed Cup by...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Tennis Channel will provide exclusive live coverage of the U.S. Fed Cup team's championship competition against Italy in San Diego this weekend, with live telecasts Saturday, Nov. 6, and Sunday, Nov. 7. The United States and Italy find themselves competing in a rematch of last year's final...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The BNP Paribas Open, set for March 7-11, 2011 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, will become the first tennis tournament in the history of the game to feature Hawkeye replay technology and video displays on more than three courts when all match courts are outfitted for next year’s event, announced...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In a ceremony filled with tears, Elena Dementieva retired from tennis after a loss at the WTA Championships that ended her 13-year career. The 29-year-old Russian reached two Grand Slam finals, won a Gold Medal at the Beijing Olympics and helped spur the growth of tennis in her home country...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Second-seeded Kim Clijsters defeated top-ranked Caroline Wozniacki, 6-3, 5-7, 6-3, to win the WTA Championships final on Sunday. Clijsters had won the WTA Championships title previously in 2002 and 2003. After winning the first set, Clijsters went up 4-1 in the second, but Wozniacki fought back to...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Caroline Wozniacki wrapped up the year-end number one ranking Thursday after rallying to beat Francesca Schiavone 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 at the WTA Championships. The 20-year-old from Denmark is the 10th woman to end the season on top and the youngest since Martina Hingis in 1997. She replaced the injured...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that Jim Courier has been named U.S. Davis Cup Captain. Courier signed a multi-year agreement and succeeds Patrick McEnroe, who ended his 10-year tenure as U.S. Davis Cup Captain in September. Courier will make his debut as captain when the United States faces Chile in March...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA and U.S. Fed Cup Captain Mary Joe Fernandez has announced that the core group of Bethanie Mattek-Sands, Melanie Oudin, and world number one doubles player Liezel Huber, along with Fed Cup rookie Coco Vandeweghe, will represent the U.S. in the 2010 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Final...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Former top-ranked Thomas Muster is making his return to the ATP Tour at the Bank Austria Trophy, 26 years after he first played at the event. Muster will play fellow Austrian Andreas Haider-Maurer on Tuesday in his first match on the tour since losing in the first round of 1999 French Open. The 43-...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Roger Federer beat Germany’s Florian Mayer 6-4, 6-3 to win the Stockholm Open on Sunday and match Pete Sampras’ career total of 64 career titles. Since 1968, only Jimmy Connors (109), Ivan Lendl (94) and John McEnroe (77) have won more singles tournaments than Federer and Sampras. In beating the...Read more