| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On one of the hottest days of the year at Roland Garros, the first day of the 2010 French Open saw many local favorites on court. The schedule was packed with French interest. The match of the day was played by Frenchman and number 10-seeded, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. He took to the main show court to...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The French Open is the world's premier clay court tournament and the second of the four Grand Slam events. The 2010 French Open is set for May 23-June 6 at the historic Roland Garros in Paris, France. This year’s event promises to deliver a wide array of dramatics, as well as some heart pumping and...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The following are portions of a conference call interview conducted with Martina Navratilova, analyst for the Tennis Channel, held Monday, May 17th. You have established yourself as one of the top tennis analyst on television. Very entertaining and very insightful. From your stand point...sitting...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Channel is set to carry 77 hours of live French Open coverage during its fourth year in Paris, not including same-day repeats of the men’s and women’s singles semifinals. As a general rule, seven hours of live match play will air each day, from 5:00 a.m. to noon ET, with coverage continuing...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Reigning U.S. Open champion KIm Clijsters has joined a long list of top ranked players who have pulled out of the upcoming French Open. Clijsters withdrew due to a left foot injury. Other withdrawals announced by the French Tennis Federation include: 2009 men’s U.S. Open champion, Juan Martin Del...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Legends Ball, which benefits the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum, returns to Cipriani 42nd Street, in New York City, on Friday, Sept. 10, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. – the last Friday of the U.S. Open. Regarded as the premier social event of the U.S. Open, this special night of celebration...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Jelena Jankovic rolled to a surprisingly easy 6-0, 6-1 win Thursday over Venus Williams in the quarterfinals of the Italian Open. Williams struggled with her serve throughout the match and could never really get going. Unforced errors were ultimately her downfall. This was Venus's first tournament...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Juan Martin Del Potro, the 2009 U.S. Open Champion, will have surgery on his right wrist and will be out for undetermined amount of time. It does appear as if that time period will be significant. Del Potro has not played since the Austrailian Open back in January. In a letter from Del Potro read...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Justine Henin won her first title since coming out of retirement, defeating Samantha Stosur 6-4, 2-6, 6-1 in a tough three set match Sunday in the final of the Porsche Grand Prix. This win should give Henin a nice boost in confidence heading in to the years second Grand Slam (the French Open) which...Read more
  | By USTA Eastern Section
The USTA is hosting a playoff this week to award a men’s and a women’s singles main-draw wild card to the 2010 French Open. The men’s and women’s wild-card tournaments are taking place this week on the clay courts of the Boca West Country Club in Boca Raton, Fla., April 27-29. The USTA and the...Read more