| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In the men's final at Indian Wells, big serving Croatian Ivan Ljubicic defeated Andy Roddick 7-6 (3), 7-6 (5) Sunday to win the BNP Paribas Open. Ljubicic served big all match and finished with 20 aces. There were no service breaks in the two-hour final and he closed the match out with a service...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Thursday at the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, Calif., Samantha Stosur (Australia) deafeated Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez (Spain) 6-3 7-6(7) in one women's Quarterfinal match and Jelena Jankovic (Serbia) knocked off Alisa Kleybanova (Russia) 6-4 6-4 in the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Yesterday was a day of upsets at the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, Calif. as top players on both the men's and women's sides of the draws were beaten. In the men's draw, second-seeded Novak Djokovic, who was the top-seed remaining after Roger Federer was...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Roger Federer looked like he had his match at the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, Calif. in hand, ahead 4-1 in the final set, but after fending off three match points, Marcos Baghdatis recovered to upset the world's number one ranked player 5-7, 7-5, 7-6. After...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Andre Agassi spoke with ESPN.com's Rick Reilly earlier this week and Agassi showed his remorse for what transpired at the recent Hit for Haiti 2 charity event when he took joking around too far by insinuating that Pete Sampras is "a bad tipper." "It was out of line," said Agassi. "It was...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2010 tennis season is in full swing, and so far, Roger Federer and Serena Williams, who both won the first major of the year (The Austrailian Open) are the world number ones. Right now, the tours are out in California at Indian Wells and the players will then head to Miami for the Sony Ericsson...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On a positive note, Hit for Haiti 2 made a $1 million donation to Haiti, but Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi showed that the negative feelings between the longtime bitter rivals are still very much there. The night started off with the ladies, as Lindsay Davenport and Steffi Graff lost 8-6 to Martina...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Tennis Channel will essentially become the 2010 BNP Paribas Open network during the next two weeks, adjusting its programming schedule for the Indian Wells, Calif.-based men’s and women’s tournament, one of the most celebrated events of the year. The channel plans 90 hours of live coverage over...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The "Hit for Haiti Presented by Oracle" exhibition will feature a lineup of Grand Slam champions that includes Martina Navratilova, Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, Lindsay Davenport, Steffi Graf, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Justine Henin. Proceeds from ticket sales and viewer contributions will...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The International Tennis Hall of Fame and the International Tennis Federation have announced that Heinz Grimm of Switzerland is the 2010 recipient of the prestigious Golden Achievement Award. The Golden Achievement Award is given jointly by the International Tennis Hall of Fame and the...Read more