| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Channel's comprehensive coverage of women's tennis' WTA Championships will begin Tuesday, Oct. 26, live from Doha, Qatar. The network will carry all singles and doubles matches during the season-ending six-day competition, more than 30 live hours of play overall, followed by same-day encore...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Qualifier Zarina Diyas has upset top-seeded Jelena Jankovic, 6-1, 6-2 Thursday in the second round action at the Kremlin Cup. The 268th-ranked Diyas, who celebrated her 17th birthday on Monday, led 5-0 in the first set when Jankovic called for a doctor and had her blood pressure checked. Jankovic...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Britain's Andy Murray defeated an error-prone Roger Federer 6-3, 6-2 on Sunday to win the Shanghai Masters, his second title of the year. Fourth-seeded Murray broke Federer's serve four times while fighting off six break points. Murray also served six aces, twice the number Federer had. Murray, who...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Roger Federer all advanced to the semifinals at the Shanghai Masters with straight-sets wins on Friday. The three winners have yet to drop a set in the tournament. The number two-ranked Djokovic broke early in both sets and was never broken himself en route to a 6-2...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Rafael Nadal failed to reach a quarterfinal for the first time this year, as he was upset by Jurgen Melzer in the third round of the 2010 Shanghai Rolex Masters on Thursday. The top-seeded Nadal had never dropped a set to the Austrian in three previous meetings but went down in three sets, 6-1, 3-6...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Serena Williams and John Isner will team up for the United States in the Hyundai Hopman Cup Jan.1-8. The team tennis-style event and tune-up for the Australian Open will take place in January and features mixed teams from eight nations. Each matchup features men’s singles, women’s singles and mixed...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Number one-seeded Novak Djokovic defeated David Ferrer in straight sets 6-2, 6-4 on Monday to defend his China Open title and win his second championship of the year. The win improves Djokovic’s record against Ferrer to 5-4. Djokovic,who is currently ranked number two in the world, won the first...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The following is Serena Williams' message to her fans on Twitter after she found out she'd be unable to return to action as soon as anticipated. Serena was set to return to the WTA Tour at this week's Generali Ladies Linz after being sidelined since July by a cut on her right foot. Williams had...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Top-ranked Rafael Nadal defeated fifth-seeded Gael Monfils 6-1, 7-5 to win his first Japan Open title Sunday and rebound from a surprise semifinal loss in Bangkok last week. Nadal roared out in the first set, breaking Monfils in the second and sixth games and keeping the Frenchman off the net with...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark has taken over the top ranking in the world from Serena Williams on Thursday with a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic at the China Open in Beijing. The rise to number one comes shortly after Wozniacki made a run to the semifinals at last month's...Read more